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Burgess Falls

Sparta, TN
+1 931-432-5312
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Went to see the 2017 eclipse. Staff = AWESOME

Visited Burgess Falls State Park to watch the 2017 eclipse on the line of maximum totality. Great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beautiful view..

This is a good place to play and cook out up top with children, but walking down to the bottom of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
veronica J
Sparta, Tennessee
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Sparta, TN
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited Burgess Falls State Park to watch the 2017 eclipse on the line of maximum totality. Great park for a great show. The Burgess Falls Park Rangers/Staff were awesome, directing traffic, keeping people safe, providing flyers on eclipse timing and free eclipse glasses along with...More

Thank wrlang
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a good place to play and cook out up top with children, but walking down to the bottom of the falls with children I do not recommend. I believe as of now you can only see the top of the falls, not the...More

Thank veronica J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hike. It is easy to moderate unless you go beneath the falls. There is also an easy gravel way to the falls. The falls is also pretty especially with all the rain we've had this year. There are picnic tables, a...More

Thank Wildred V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most awesome "series" of waterfalls you'll ever see here in the U.S.. Sadly the observation decks have not been repaired yet from a major storm/landslide several years ago. You can still "see" the falls, but only get a really good...More

Thank Budd L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were impressed with the number of waterfalls on this hike, each one better than the next! The water was high, muddy, and absolutely roaring when we were there. The sheer power of the water was amazing. Parts of the area were closed due to...More

Thank tccampa
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We enjoyed the ~2 mile hike to the falls where you can see the water "jump" into the lower tier. It is a beautiful gorge where you see water at work. Great place to hike.

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 8 May 2016

this is a beautiful peaceful spot. the one trail is harder to walk than the other. you can go to the base of the falls if your healthy... we did not go down but from above it looked like little ants around bushes , which...More

Thank Ellen L
Reviewed 1 May 2016

In need of some repairs, but it is a rather easy and short hike and there are great photo opportunites. Short drive off of I-40 and not crowded. Once you reach the top lookout( that has a chain blocking the actual lookout due to erosion)...More

Thank Elly H
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Went June 2015 and had a great time hiking with 5 friends. The waterfall is worth the drive and hike to get to.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

The falls and hike were awesome. Great place to visit. You can also swim at the end of the falls There is a great place to park with bathroom facilities. .

Thank Eulamaecornish
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Kim Z
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Response from Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
Free, just enjoy the beauty