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Savage Gulf State Natural Area

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Beautiful hiking area

If you live within 3 hours of this area you own it to yourself to visit. Smooth ridge trails... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Greg H
Greeter Falls is gorgeous!

Savage Gulf State Natural Area is home to Greeter Falls. It's an amazing waterfall that has plenty... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2017
Alexis B
Nashville, Tennessee
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Mar 19, 2019
“Beautiful hiking area”
Dec 13, 2017
“Greeter Falls is gorgeous!”
This is a section of the South Cumberland State Park known for its flowing waterfalls and boulder formations.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

If you live within 3 hours of this area you own it to yourself to visit. Smooth ridge trails, rugged connector trails and beautiful canyon trails are all available along with some beautiful waterfalls.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Greg H
Reviewed December 13, 2017

Savage Gulf State Natural Area is home to Greeter Falls. It's an amazing waterfall that has plenty of room for swimming at the base. We were there on a Sunday afternoon in early summer (last week of June) and hardly anyone was there. Maybe we...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Alexis B
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

We visited the park the day before the Great American Eclipse 2017 with my husband and 3 young kids (ages 6, 4, & 2). We just needed to stay somewhere close to the totality zone, so we randomly ended up here! We camped at the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Madison D
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

I hiked the North Rim trail to Hobbs Cabin on May 6th. The tails were well maintained, even with copious amounts of rain in previous two days, were not overly muddy. The trails were well blazed and signage was excellent. The North Rim trail has...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ArtPhemister
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most awesome places to hike, unfortunately while we were there due to the drought there was no water on the Falls but never the less it was a great hike and the views were incredible, fairly easy hike but you...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 903markc
Reviewed July 12, 2016

We backpacked from Stone Door Ranger Station to Sawmill Campground and back (about 10.4 miles total) in late June. We also visited Laurel Falls near the Stone Door Ranger Station. Our timing may have not been the best. I wasn't very impressed with the limited...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank NSJ2010
Reviewed May 13, 2016

I have recently discovered the Savage Gulf park and am blown away by the beauty, every hill and turn reveals something new. I have only been on the two southern entrances for day hikes to look at wildflowers and waterfalls, no camping yet. The serenity...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank tnbelle2016
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

************ DESTINATION SITE! ************** Definitely a must stop hiking or camping stop in lower middle Tennessee! A Hidden Gem! Easy to get to off Interstate 24 South of Tullahoma and North of Chattanooga. Route 50 Pelham Exit. I was told by the Park Ranger that...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank diamondtaz65
Reviewed March 28, 2016

We have gone to Savage Gulf twice and enjoyed our time at this state park. There are many trails to choose from. Most of these trails require at least moderate hiking that requires stepping up and down boulders and walking up steep hills. But, the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank jagbookworm
Reviewed March 28, 2016

I had the opportunity to hike with some friends and a few boy scouts. We parked at the Savage Gulf Ranger Station.We Hiked the Savage Day Loop to the North Rim Trail. We had already reserved Hobbs Cabin for the night so that would be...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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