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Fall Creek Falls Viewpoint via Base of Falls Trail and Cane Creek Falls via Gorge Overlook Trail

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Fall Creek Falls State Park

Fall Creek Falls Viewpoint via Base of Falls Trail and Cane Creek Falls via Gorge Overlook Trail is a 2.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Spencer, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 2.4 mi Elevation gain 561 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Hiking Nature trips Forest River Views Waterfall Wild flowers Wildlife Bridge out Muddy Rocky
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Jamie McDonald
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Kellie Sullivan
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Hiking

definitely a challenge if you've ever had any knee injury, but a very well maintained trail. heavily trafficked, best to wear study footwear like boots for stability. loved it!

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Mitch Gentry
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Hiking

Awesome hike and LOTS of rocks! The hike up was actually safer and easier than going down...

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Shelly Daume
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Very crowded and rocky and steep. Beautiful falls

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Aaron Scott
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Denise Davis
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Dennis Davis
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Anthony Wilson
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Ron Conley
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HikingGreat!

Totally awesome views. I will go back.

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Jennifer Cherry
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Freaking gorgeous!!!!! I went late afternoon on a weekday, only two other groups down there. Kinda steep going out, but it’s not super long. I will definitely be back!

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Wayne Baker
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Hiking

The iconic picture is at the first of the hike, but not the only highlight of the trail! To the base of the falls is strenuous, but the loop was moderate to easy. Cane Creek Falls overlook is a must side trail!

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Crystal Leigh
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Trail was quite nice, but the bridge was down for repair. The initial view was beautiful.

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Sheila Wheatley
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Amazing! So worth it!

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Sierra Weiss
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I went on a weekend and honestly it was packed which made it kind of unenjoyable. The hike was VERY STEEP going down, and had to watch your footing as it was rocky. Wouldn’t be the best for young kids or elderly in my opinion. The base is super cool tho, lots of rocks and a good swimming hole, my dogs loved it

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Caleb Dyer
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Great, easy hike with my 6 and 8 year old!

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Seleniasinn User
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Waterfalls are rather dry

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Kathryn Ann Holt
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Water wasn’t that powerful today, but the rocks were dry which made the descent easier. All in all a good, short hike.

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Amanda Allen
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Super fun trail! Lots of elevation changes, great cardio! If it’s wet, rocks are slippery. Great views and friendly people.

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Amanda Buchanan
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This hike is well worth the trip! It is so nice and cool at the base of the falls. Be careful, some of the rocks are pretty slippery!

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Adrianne Pangborn
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Gorgeous. Slippery. Don’t be scared to hug trees or rocks to push through it. Totally worth it.

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Heather Blair
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Well marked trail but the best part is closed as the bridge to Cane Creek Falls is down.

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Katy Casey
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Super rocky/rooty trail. The bridge to the nature center is out, but you can still do a 1.4 mile loop according to their sign, but we ended up doing about 2 miles. Several small forks leading to overlooks to the gorge are out there. Definitely a gorgeous trail to do.

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Phoebe Spahn
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Nice hike!

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Lani TheHiker
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Very rocky, lots of steps. Crowded.

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Paul Benario
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Alex Ray
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jennchess User
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hike with mom, Piper, and Nick

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