Ranger Falls Trail

South Cumberland Recreation Area, Tennessee

Elevation Gain153ft
Trailhead Elevation1,183ft
Elevation Min/Max1160/1241ft
Elevation Start/End1183/1183ft

Ranger Falls Trail

Ranger Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Grundy County, Tennessee. It is within South Cumberland Recreation Area. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,183 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 153 feet.

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Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee (Falcon Guides)
Johnny Molloy
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"This highlight-reel hike is at Savage Gulf State Natural Area, one of the Southeast’s finest hiking destinations. First, head out to the wide outcrop of the Great Stone Door Overlook, then cut through the Stone Door, a crack in a cliffline allowing access to Big Creek Gulf. From there, descend through verdant woodlands to Big Creek, finally reaching its tributary Ranger Creek. Here, you will find a curtain-type waterfall dropping off a stone lip only to disappear in a sink! Your return trip will yield more observations of geological wonderment." Read more

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Trail Information

South Cumberland Recreation Area
Nearby City
South Cumberland Recreation Area
South Cumberland State Park, 11745 US 41, Monteagle, TN 37356, (931) 924-2980, www.tnstateparks.com
Local Contacts
Savage Gulf; USGS Altamont
Local Maps