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Short Springs Natural Area

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Short Springs Road, Tullahoma, TN 37388
+1 931-455-2648
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Great little getaway from the crowds

Love to hike this falls one of three in the area but Short Springs is by all means my favorite... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
BeachTherapy66
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Manchester, Tennessee
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A slice of Eden in Tullahoma

This is a well kept natural area. The scenery is great, the grounds are litter-free, and the... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Edward L
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“water tower” (8 reviews)
“machine falls” (25 reviews)
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Short Springs Road, Tullahoma, TN 37388
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Love to hike this falls one of three in the area but Short Springs is by all means my favorite bring fresh pair of sock and water shoes heck bring a backpack and a great lunch there are plenty of picnic spots. I have great...More

Thank BeachTherapy66
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

This is a well kept natural area. The scenery is great, the grounds are litter-free, and the walking/hiking does not represent a challenge.

Thank Edward L
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Nice spot to visit, it is a wonderful place to retreat to. Reminds you of the rough place this was to live in for settlers

Thank John H
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We hiked to Machine Falls today. It was unseasonably warm but the falls was beautiful! Park at the water tank and follow the white blazes. This hike does have a steep descent to the falls. The loop path will also take you to the top...More

Thank grosbea
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This place is great. It's right off the road and a short, pretty hike down into the ravine. Probably about a mile, maybe more each way. Be prepared for the uphill climb back to the road. Great parking near the water tower (?). Easy to...More

Thank Bodacious123
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is a 1.9 mile trail to a beautiful waterfall. It is very steep in places and recommend the connection trail for those wanting a little less difficult hike. It can be a busy place on weekends but still big enough with two other trails...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Several trails, mainly easy, that lead to waterfalls and creeks. Interesting variety of forests, and perfect spots for kids to play in the water. I highly recommend exploring this gem of a place.

Thank DrDaveMc
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to stretch our legs and see the Falls. It was a nice side trip. Keep your eyes peeled you could miss the turn off to the Falls.

Thank Lori M
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I loved to see this waterfall! Beautiful. The hike back was horrendous. My legs are hurting the next day. At least most of the trail is like steps

Thank Deme P
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This hike was well worth it! It was pretty easy on the way down but showed me how out of shape I am on the way back up!! The falls are gorgeous as it has been quite rainy around here lately.

Thank BowlturninHiker
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Response from CaraPorter | Reviewed this property |
To enjoy falls and picnic plus hike about 2 hours for leisure enjoyment.
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