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Best trails in Spencer

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Looking for a great trail near Spencer, Tennessee? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, forest trails, dogs leash trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around South Cumberland State Park or Burgess Falls State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Window Cliffs State Natural Area or Possum Creek RMA. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Spencer ranging from 0.6 to 6.2 miles and from 908 to 1,797 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Spencer
Top trails (7)
#1 - Fall Creek Falls Viewpoint via Base of Falls Trail and Cane Creek Falls via Gorge Overlook Trail
Fall Creek Falls State Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
#2 - Cable Trail
Fall Creek Falls State Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 18 m
#3 - Fall Creek and Coon Creek Falls via Base of the Falls Trail
Fall Creek Falls State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 31 m
The trail loops under itself as it travels under a large rock overhang and descends about 300 feet deep into the gorge carved out by the falls. There are many birds to view from above and below. Lots of beautiful scenery in a shorter hike. Well worth the effort!Show more
#4 - Prater Place and Hemlock Falls Trail
Fall Creek Falls State Park
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 2 h 31 m
This a new trail located in the recent Fall Creek Falls acreage addition to the park, and is located outside of the park entrance just off Hwy 30 on Hwy 285 in Van Buren county. This trail is also home of the Camps Gulf Cave which is famous for it's large chambers and rooms. Spectacular scenery, wildflowers, creek crossings, river views and finally ending at the short, but very scenic Hemlock Falls. Please be warned there are many rocky and steep points along this journey.Show more
#5 - Piney Falls
Fall Creek Falls State Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 17 m
As of October 2020, the path to the suspension bridge is closed for repairs.Show more
#6 - Gilbert Gaul Loop Trail
Fall Creek Falls State Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
#7 - Wheeler Farm Loop
Fall Creek Falls State Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 37 m