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Cummins Falls State Park

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Address: 1225 Cummins Mill Road, Cookeville, TN
Phone Number: 9312613471
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Amazing Beauty

Cummins Falls is a must see on your list. It is a very friendly walk to the overlook and the beauty is stunning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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sparta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cummins Falls is a must see on your list. It is a very friendly walk to the overlook and the beauty is stunning.

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Cummins Falls on a HOT day in July. While the hike was described as challenging, we did the walk without stopping. The path was uneven so it isn't appropriate for the ones that had strollers on the path. Once you get to the river there is a pretty long wade to get to the falls so you... More 

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hiked to the falls with a group ranging in age from 7 to 49. The hike is challenging but is fun and doable if you come prepared with water shoes ( do not try with flip flops). We arrived early and enjoyed the falls before the crowds arrived. This is is must do hike if you are in the area.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our day. The hike in was fun. A little steep getting down to the river. Definitely need water shoes as the trail crosses the river and at other points has you walking in the river. The swimming hole was fun. The day we visited was quite crowded. It definitely was a family atmosphere. I liked they had park... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I believe this to be the "newest" of Tennessee's State Parks and, it is a fine little gem just a wee North of Cookeville. Oh, and it is free....!!! There is a leisure walk and you will discover this sweet diamond that overlooks the quaint creek/river gorge of Blackburn Fork. This little body of water looks humble and patient but,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So far this is my favorite. Even though is hard to get to the falls, once you get there the view is amazing. The trail is quite a challenge, in my opinion is better not to take kids under 5. Unless you want to carry them the whole way to the falls. Great outdoor activity for friends and couples.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cummings falls were very pretty. Well worth the drive. We went to the top of the falls. The journey down was strenuous. We stayed 8 days and spent every one of them going to different falls and lakes. Middle Tennessee has a lot to do. No fee to get in.

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Ripley, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The lookout was slightly obscured but the waterfall is breathtaking. You must at the very least be in moderate shape to tackle the hike down the hill and then back to the fall. Do not try barefooted. The rock would be very difficult without shoes. In the end it is worth it.

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Florence, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy visiting waterfalls and saw some photos of Cummins Falls online and decided to make the hour or so drive to check it out. Here's the summary version: - the view of the falls from below is as impressive as the lookout so suggest you take the shortcut to the downriver trail and just go to the falls directly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Falls are worth seeing. Passing through on family vacation. Our boys are 10 and 15. The short hike to the top is a decent path to get a view, the lookout, however, is small. Only a couple people at a time can get a good look, so you have to take turns and move on quickly. Unfortunately this has... More 

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