These 10 Waterfalls Around Tennessee Are The Perfect Spots To Cool Down This Summer

Many folks think of the Cumberland Plateau, the woodsy Great Smoky Mountains, and expansive Mississippi River when the state of Tennessee comes to mind, but the Volunteer State has a few surprises in store. The rocky underbelly of the state lends itself to gushing water features and natural waterfalls that make for popular hiking experiences and camping opportunities. Learn more about ten of the best waterfalls in Tennessee to visit below, and perhaps even plan a trip for yourself.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:


You can learn more about Tennessee’s natural wonders right here. Happy exploring!

Looking for another picturesque waterfall? You can drive to this one in East Tennessee!

Address: Cane Creek Falls, Tennessee 37367, USA
Address: Burgess Falls, Tennessee 38544, USA
Address: Virgin Falls Trail, Sparta, TN 38583, USA
Address: Foster Falls, Tennessee 37374, USA
Address: Ozone Falls, Tennessee 37854, USA
Address: Machine Falls, Tullahoma, TN 37388, USA
Address: Fall Creek Falls, Tennessee 37367, USA
Address: Piney Creek Falls, Tennessee 38585, USA
Address: Abrams Falls, Tennessee 37882, USA
Address: Cummins Falls, Tennessee 38501, USA