Fall Creek Falls State Park

Fall Creek Falls (left) and Coon Creek Falls (right)

Fall Creek Falls State Park includes 26,000 acres located in both Van Buren and Bledsoe Counties. The park's namesake is a 256 foot waterfall; Fall Creek Falls is the highest free-fall waterfall east of the Mississippi River.

The land officially became a state park in 1944  when the National Park Service transferred ownership of the park to the State of Tennessee.  The park contains:

  • > 30 Cabins
  • >200 Campsites
  • A lodge
  • 18 Hole Golf Course
  • An Olympic-sized Swimming Pool
  • A Lake w/ Kayak Rentals
  • Hiking Trails
  • Waterfalls
  • Caves

Hiking trails can be found on AllTrails. Access to caves is done via permit HERE , but is only allowed from May through August as not to disturb hibernating bats.

Cane Creek Cascades

Rockhouse Falls (left) and Cane Creek Falls (right) from The Cable Trail

Fall Creek Falls State Park is are accessible to the public, there is no entrance fee or permit required.


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