Burgess Falls State Park, Sparta

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Burgess Falls State Park, located on the Falling Water River, is a day use park, noted for its natural beauty and four waterfalls that cascade down from over 250 feet in elevation.
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  • The flowers were in bloom and the falls were awesome this is a nice place to go they have a play ground for kids bathrooms and trails  more »
  • The views are gorgeous. I’m not much of a hiker, as I used to be. I found starting at the bottom of falls, going up, to be a little tough. The path is clear enough to walk. But if you start off from t...  more »
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  • The park is very clean and well kept up. The restrooms are clean there is a children's play area. The trail along the river is in fairly good condition. The views if the falls are spectacular. Unfortunately the famous stairs to the bottom of the falls have been closed due to safety conditions
  • This is by far one of the best parks in Tennessee. The waterfalls are beautiful and the trails are well taken care of. The staff is dedicated and knowledgeable. It has restrooms, playground, hiking trails, waterfalls, and picnic tables. Parking is available for motorhomes and trailers. Weekends can be quite busy, so aim to get there early. There are steep bluffs, so be sure to stay on the trail and heed all posted signs.

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