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Short Springs Natural Area

#4 of 14 things to do in Tullahoma Features Animals
Short Springs Road, Tullahoma, TN 37388
+1 931-455-2648
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I loved to see this waterfall! Beautiful. The hike back was horrendous. My legs are hurting the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deme P
Columbia, Tennessee
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... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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“water tower” (6 reviews)
“machine falls” (23 reviews)
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Short Springs Road, Tullahoma, TN 37388
+1 931-455-2648
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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
Reviewed 18 February 2017

In the Tullahoma area, this is a nice easy hike, with some beautiful waterfalls. Easy to do in just a couple hours.

1  Thank matt h
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous time hiking the machine falls trail with our kids. We had some trouble finding the entrance but that was a Google Maps issue. The hike was perfectly challenging for little legs- sometimes steep and slippery especially when we went on side...More

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 16 October 2016

love love love his beautiful area! be careful which trail you take becase if you go down you gotta go p and the mega loop is hard! i dont advise someone with asthma like myself doing that one!

Thank info_seeker0223
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Maybe you've already gone by Rutledge falls and seen the usually packed area especially during the summer... Only a few miles out of Tullahoma and you will find this little sweet serene area. There are multiple trails to take, it's close to a mile hike...More

1  Thank Ryan831
Reviewed 2 October 2016

What can I say? This was one of the nicest, most exhausting hikes I've been on. The markers are so confusing and we really had no clue what we were doing or where we were going. That's our fault, as we didn't look online at...More

1  Thank unwaveringfaith
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a great half day or take a backpack lunch,sit by the falls and stay all day. Well maintained trails, a beautiful waterfall, and good for a family.

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 28 July 2016

After reading reviews we just had to see what Machine Falls was all about. Be sure to park by the water tower and CROSS THE ROAD. Thankfully we had read that advice on TA before we left so we were aware. Anyway... you will follow...More

Thank 4girlsandadude
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The weather was perfect for trail walking in the afternoon. This area had the perfect trails for casual and challenging walks. We had a hard time finding the area since there were no signs. Until you turned around and drove back! Park at the water...More

Thank T N
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