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2018 vacation

We had a wonderful time at this park. Walking/hiking to the different falls. Playing in the water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacksonville, Illinois
Worth the hike

This was the first hike I’ve been on in a while and while there is definitely no elliptical machine... read more

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Fall Creek Falls, at 256 feet, is one of the highest waterfalls in the eastern United States. Other waterfalls within the park include Piney Falls, Cane Creek Falls and Cane Creek Cascades. With more than 26000 acres of streams, waterfalls, natural...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Fall Creek Falls State Park, TN
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time at this park. Walking/hiking to the different falls. Playing in the water, stacking rocks, wonderful photo opportunities. So relaxing! Would definitely visit again.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first hike I’ve been on in a while and while there is definitely no elliptical machine that will really prepare your legs for the workout, most people should be able to handle this without too much strain. It was slick and muddy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rayswifeashley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went due to recent rains expecting good water at waterfalls. A bit too much to take good photos but beautiful, very large park with facilities for almost any outdoor activity. Great hiking trails. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 150johnv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful state parks in the nation. Plenty of things to do but the hike down to the falls is the highlight for us. The falls are spectacular. If you are near, you should definitely take the time to see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DrDray
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

It's a small hike to the falls. It's very pretty. Great photo areas and I loved the nature. For most the hike is easy. Even if your out of shape like we were because we hadden hiked in a while it was still easy and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dlhmolln
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

We celebrated Christmas with family on Dec 7, 8 and 9 at Fall Creek Falls State Park. We stayed in one of the fisherman's villas and truly enjoyed it. It rained/sleeted/snowed the whole time! Villa was spacious and had 2 porches to sit out on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

Drive it - do not walk it unless you have the entire day to spend here. I hiked to the falls in this park in 2015 but the drive is so much easier and better on time. I love hiking, but this is not my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We found this cool Falls about a 2 hour ride outside of Nashville TN! We took the backroads and it was very picturesque! Bring snacks and enjoy the leaves on the way! These falls have a short walk to see the top! You can also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yehbut
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Take the time to get to this state park. There are 5 water falls to see. They were beautiful. Enjoyed the swinging bridge too. The fact that the trees were changing color made it even better.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ronniem310
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Wanted to get out and look at fall colors so decided to head to Fall Creek Falls. A little past their peak but Mother Nature didn’t disappoint. We hiked to the bottom of Fall Creek Falls which can be a little hairy because of slippery...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Rose B
October 15, 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Hi again. You also might be interested in visiting the nearby Rock Island Falls Sate Park. The park is much smaller in area the Fall Creek, but you can get excellent views (and photos) of Twin Falls right from your car if... More
August 14, 2018|
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Response from Vicki B | Reviewed this property |
I would not advise anyone to jump. It is to dangerous and lots of rocks. Probably posted NO Jumping If you see it I think you will not want to jump. Beautiful Views tho.
Sarah B
July 31, 2018|
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Response from letsdosomething | Reviewed this property |
Best time of year would be wettest month, falls are amazing after a good hard rain,very misty at bottom.
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Fresno, California
Is this a rival B&B owner slamming this great B&B??? (2 Replies)
Hmmmm. Smokymountainslover seems to have some kind of vendetta against this wonderful B& B... and at the same time favorably mention a "rival" place...I keep wondering is smokymountainslover is the owner of the rival place...or perhaps just a friend of the owner....It seems strange they were not content to write a bad review, they had to start a topic as well.... I have stayed at Fall Creek Falls Bed and Breakfast a number of times. I have thoroughly enjoyed my stays on every occasion....More
April 17, 2008|
Response frombud41|
It is inappropriate to attack another poster on TA. State your opinion and if you have a personal problem with a poster, report it to TA.
Mundelein, Illinois
First trip to KY/TN/NC: Itinerary help?? (6 Replies)
This is our first trip to KY/TN/NC. We’re leaving May 17, so first weekend will include Memorial Day. Our main goal was the Smokies. After reading travel books, we’re now interested in also exploring NC side. Here’s our specs: We want to avoid tourist traps, theme parks, so will bypass Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Cherokee, Maggie Valley (Apologies to all who enjoy them. We’re just finally without kids!) We’re not campers or hikers, love scenery, driving and then stretching legs for the view....More
April 28, 2009|
Response fromSeabird6|
Wow! Now those are some suggestions. Our library only had 1 book on KY, so I've been hunting for material. Both your replies will help. I won't have time today to do much more reading, but next few days should open up. Thank you!
Nashville, TN
Fall Creek Falls - Where to eat? (2 Replies)
We are going to Fall Creek Falls this weekend and will be staying in the lodge. Where is a good place to eat nearby, especially to celebrate a birthday on Sunday night???
August 15, 2013|
Response fromKoda|
It's been a while since I was there but I remember the lodge being the only real choice without a drive into town (and not much there anyway). The lodge restaurant was very good though.