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Fall Creek Falls State Park

2009 Village Camp Rd, Pikeville, TN
423-881-5241
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Pikeville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I am from the surrounding area and I have always loved Fall Creek Falls, but I haven't been there in about 11 years or so. I was not disappointed on our revisit today. The park is absolutely beautiful, there are great hiking trails and the park is large enough that you can find plenty to do. My son and I... More

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Falls Church, VA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

If you are in the area, you must see the state park and water falls. There are several water falls. The one that you can swim in was the cascades near the Nature center. Fantastic experience, walking around the falls in the water and sliding down the rocks. The wet rocks are extremely slippery, have waters shoes is a huge... More

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Round Lake Beach, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We stopped here for An overnight stay on our drive home from Atlanta to Chicago. Our biggest regret was we were only here one day. It was a hidden gem. There were so many places to hike and places to enjoy. They have all kinds and levels of trails. You can play under the falls and in the pools, just... More

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Bug Tussle
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154 reviews 154 reviews
51 attraction reviews
324 helpful votes 324 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

They are right, this is one of the best state parks in the U.S. I think somebody rated it in the top ten in the U.S. This is better than some of the National Park Service parks I have visited--without the bureaucracy. Nice people at the desk and in the restaurant. Good signs on the trails. Trails are pretty worn,... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This reminds me of Gatlinburg before all the tourists moved in. Has a great Lodge and hotel, cool retro looking, but modern, cabins on the lake. Lots of trails for teens with too much energy to burn. Breathtaking vistas that overlook deep canyons, and the state's tallest waterfall. Security appears to be good too as there is a visible presence... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is one of my favorite parks in Tennessee. You'll be hard pressed to see it all in one day, but it is a great place to spend all day enjoying the outdoors. There is something for people of all activity levels. If you don't want to do a bunch of strenuous hiking you can drive through the park and... More

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Johnson City, TN
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We spent a half-day at the park but could easily have made it much longer. The number of trails and falls to visit was impressive. Would also have brought my bike and my fishing gear, as day permits are available. The staff is quite friendly and helpful. There are plans for repairs to the lower trail to Fall Creek Falls.... More

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Guin, Alabama
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We went to this park on a random motorcycle weekend road trip. We came to see the waterfall, which is beautiful. We even hiked the short but steep trail to the bottom. It is worth it! However, I wish we had time to stay. The lake, the campground, the pool, the golf course, and the many trails all looked awesome.... More

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claremont
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

There are lots of trails so you can take an easy, moderate or strenuous hike. We went on a Saturday and were surprised at how few people were actually hiking--it felt like we had some trails all to ourselves. Lots of spectacular views--make sure to go to each overlook for great photo opportunities.

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Riverview, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We took 5 children ages 1 - 10 camping for 4 days. The restrooms at the campsite were clean and well lit. The playgound at the campsite was a great added feature. The kids loved playing there and meeting new kids. Camp site was clean with water and electric. Hiking trails all over the park. There is also a laundry... More

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