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Colditz Cove State Natural Area

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Great Short Side Trip

If you are passing through Allardt, TN on the way to Rugby/Big South Fork find the time to make the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nashville, TN
Colditz Cove - Northrup Falls

A real off-the-beaten-path place that is great. You get to see great forest space and the... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
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“Great Short Side Trip”
Aug 8, 2017
“Colditz Cove - Northrup Falls”
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1 mile off Hwy. 52, Allardt, TN
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are passing through Allardt, TN on the way to Rugby/Big South Fork find the time to make the short side trip to Colditz Cove. The one-mile balloon-loop trail circles around and into a small cove with a waterfall. I regularly bring small groups...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

A real off-the-beaten-path place that is great. You get to see great forest space and the waterfall. It's an easy walk to the falls but can be slippery if it has been raining. Great place to take a picnic lunch.

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Went hiking the trail with husband,daughter and son inlaw in October of 2016. This trail is not always clearly marked,so you need to aware of the trail markers that are there. Am not sure of the whole history behind this,but it was well worth the...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

The trail and the waterfall was beautiful but someone dumped 3 dogs at the bottom....they were super skinny and mangy looking....I tried to get them to follow me back up the trail so I could take them to the humane society there but I couldn't...More

2  Thank sassysmile
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Fun natural area with a pretty waterfall. Steep drops around falls requires attention with small kids. Beautiful hike to the bottom of the falls.

Thank Wake511
Reviewed January 15, 2017

We did this hike today with Tennessee State Naturalist Randy and it was a great hike of about two hours. It was a very pleasant walk thru old Hemlock groves and lush rhododendrons ! It has rained a day before our hike so it was...More

1  Thank hawkinlady
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Very pretty, clear and quiet. A nice couple hours max to do a good low level hike! Can be slippery behind the falls..wear good hikers, and bring water!

1  Thank Beth M
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Stopped based on the great trip advisor reviews. They didn't fail us, this a gorgeous natural area. We were a bit sad our pets weren't with us, but after seeing the cliffs, I'm kinda glad they weren't. We keep them leashed, but still a scary...More

Thank jenbuick
Reviewed June 23, 2016

This was a nice hike. We took our small dog. He didn't have any trouble. The trail was a little confusing because it splits close to the beginning and it isn't obvious which way you should go. You can go either way. You can walk...More

2  Thank traveler80158
Reviewed February 23, 2016

Hiking trails surround the gorge so bring your hiking shoes and a walking stick. The waterfall is about 60' high and you can follow the trails and walk under the falls. An exciting and memorable experience. Also remember it's easier going down than going back...More

2  Thank Rick W
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