Vacation: The Splendor of Fall Creek Falls

Imagine yourself surrounded by tulip poplar and hemlock trees. The strong scent engulfs your mind. You hear the loud roaring sound of water as it rushes over the edge….the edge of the largest falls east of the Rockies. Your mind is finally at peace.

Daily life has taken a toll on our health and our spirits. The busy aspect of life pushes us away from friends and family. A time to get away from all of this turmoil is at hand. Vacation is the key to happiness away from our busy lives. With all of the choices that we have today, it is not hard to choose a place that will provide an enjoyable and relaxing experience. From the beaches of Florida to the museums of Washington, all have unique benefits for the vacationer.

Falls Creek Falls is an excellent choice to spend one’s time with family and friends. It is located between Spencer and Pikeville in Tennessee. The park stretches over 20,000 acres. From having peaceful picnics to invigorating hikes, there are many activities provided by the park.

Some activities include:




*Boat rentals

* Horse rentals

*Horseback riding

*Hiking on a variety of trails



Some facilities include:

*Nature Center



*Swimming Pool

*Camp Grounds

*Group Lodgings

*Picnic Areas

*Information Center

With so many activities to choose from, it’s great for field trips, family get togethers, and dates for the romantic couple. Its luscious greenery, cascading falls, and variety of species of plants and animals provided a breathtaking environment. Stop at the Nature Center for brochures and more information on the flora and fauna striving in the park. Take scenic hikes on the many trails leading up to the Falls. Provides excellent educational opportunities.

The Inn is open 24 hours and the road to Fall Creek Falls closes at dark. The have 12 picnic areas throughout the park and, grills are provided nearby. There are 228 Campsites located in the park, and water, grills, and electrical hookups are provided.

This place holds a special place in my heart. My husband proposed to me here, on a bluff looking out to the Falls. I remembered the touch of the mist as it lightly fell on my skin, the fading sunset over the mountains, and the relaxing silence of nature. I will always treasure this memory,and I hope you build precious memories here too!

For more information contact:

Park Headquarters (423) 881-3297

Inn and Cabin Reservations 1-866-836-6757

Campground Reservations 1-800-250-8611

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