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Cummins Falls State Park

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Address: 1225 Cummins Mill Rd, Cookeville, TN 38501-8981
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Not handicapaed , Child or older adult recomended

Have gone to this beautiful natural attraction many times since living in TN. Beautiful and Well preserved. Come ready to hike and walk because lots of that is in the way to get... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 17, 2016
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Have gone to this beautiful natural attraction many times since living in TN. Beautiful and Well preserved. Come ready to hike and walk because lots of that is in the way to get to the water fall. Once You make it to the water fall its a huge reward after all the hiking. My personal opinión regarding children (0-4 )... More 

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

The first thing to know is that you must hike through the water to get to the base of the waterfall and swim. If you are prepared and ready for this it is an amazing adventure and we had a great time. We had our two dogs with us and they also had a great time walking into the falls,... More 

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Madisonville, Kentucky
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

I would NOT recommend this for older adults or young kids. Do not go on a holiday.... we went labor day and it was PACKED with people. The paths are not made for 2 people. The paths was very narrow and only had a couple of handrails. The rocks are very slippery.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The male and female Park Rangers were on their phones when we hiked down to the falls and never looked up. They were still on their phones when we returned 3 hours later. Lots of trash around the falls and some on the trail. Also, someone had pooped on the floor in the bathroom. Fire these rangers and hire someone... More 

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Crossville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Please do not give this amazing location low reviews because of self-unpreparedness. This is not a tourist attraction, and anyone coming here should do research before attempting the trail. It is not for those with bad knees or unsteady on their feet. Some parts, yes, you will have to get your feet wet and walk through the slippery rocks.This is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Seen this Place on TV had to see it for myself Husband & I driving home to Mich so we planned a stop . TV said it was a hike and that it was down a cliff to the river that's rocky and I mean rocky no paths you just walk to the falls to a very Beautiful Fall that... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Wear appropriate shoes: Chacos or Merrell hiking shoes. You will be going through steep muddy, wet and rocky terrain. The walk is about .5 mile down a steep trail, then another .5 mile through the rocky creek to the waterfalls. A must see visit for anyone in the state of Tennessee or close to the Cookeville area. It takes a... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We were passing through the area on an adventurous road trip and decided to take a detour to see the falls. We should have read more reviews...we were unprepared for the hike to get to the falls. I was wearing sandals and it was a mistake. I anticipated the falls to be fairly close to the parking lot, maybe just... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Falls are great. Hike is fun. Holy crap, too many people. Absolutely packed. It's nutts that thousands of people were gathered so far back in the woods. This place must have been a slice of heaven until everyone and their mom decided to live in Nashville. You had to stop walking the trail for others to pass. Like a slow... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Stumbled upon a review for Cummins Falls so happy we took the chance to stop by. It is a long walk: please bring comfortable shoes that you don't mind getting wet. Think water shoes with thick soles as you will be walking through water and on lots of stone. Do not go barefoot or bring flip flops your feet will... More 

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