Tennessee's Most Refreshing Hike Will Lead You Straight To A Beautiful Swimming Hole
Tennessee may be hot in the summer, but it’s also one of the most beautiful places to be, you’ll feel as if you’ve been tucked away amidst the lush greenery. Go hiking on some of the best hiking trails in Tennessee, go on a walk around Radnor Lake, and walk the Mississippi. Or … perhaps hike through Cummins Falls State Park on your way to Cummins Falls itself, where you can take a dip at the foot of one of Middle Tennessee’s most beautiful waterfalls. Don’t believe us? Take a look!
If you are looking for a beautiful adventure in nature head to Cookeville for some of the best hiking trails in Tennessee. Have you been to Cummins Falls? Leave your tips for a visit to Cummins Falls State Park in the comments below!
Continue to explore Tennessee with a visit to these waterfront parks throughout the state.
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Where are the best waterfalls in Tennessee?
Tennessee is filled to the brim with stunning waterfalls and waterfall hikes. Here are a few of the best waterfalls in Tennessee to add to your adventure bucket list:
- Twin Falls, Rock Island, TN: Head to Rock Island State Park to visit this beautiful multi-tiered waterfall that is always a delight to discover. With 883 acres of land to explore in the park, the hiking and wildlife viewing is always on point.
- Burgess Falls, Sparta, TN: Another fantastic state park in Tennessee is Burgess Falls State Park. If you are up for a short but moderately challenging hike (and we know you are), the trail to Burgess Falls is amazing. You'll have the opportunity to spot four different waterfalls during this 1.5-mile hike.
- Lower Greeter Falls, Altamont, TN: The gentle plunge of this waterfall dances over the cliff like a rainfall showerhead into a secluded pool of water that makes a fantastic swimming hole. Head to South Cumberland State Park and follow the loop trail to see three magical waterfalls in TN.
- Fall Creek Falls, Pikeville, TN: As the tallest waterfall in Tennessee, standing near this 256-foot cascade of water is awe-inspiring. Fall Creek Falls State Park has a number of delightful waterfalls and hiking trails to enjoy. Get here early or be prepared to tackle a few other hikers to get the best views.
Read more about these waterfalls in Tennessee as well as several more in this list of incredible waterfalls near Nashville that you don't even need to hike far to enjoy.