Cane Creek Loop at Fall Creek Falls
This trail begins inside the Fall Creek Falls State Park in Pikeville, TN. Cane Creek loop offers 12 miles in the upper and 13 miles on the lower hiking trails.
This hike climbs 200 ft to 256-ft Fall Creek Falls, detours to the base of the falls, and returns via the rim of Cane Creek Gorge.
Lower Loop: 12 miles of medium difficulty trail, located in the State Park. Trail descends and climbs scenic Cane Creek Gorge and passes several overlooks and waterfalls.
Upper Loop: 13 miles of easy rated trail, located in the State Park. The trail follows plateau of Fall Creek. A campsite is located on isolated upper section of Cane Creek.
RV and tent camping, mountain biking, nature viewing, children's activities
Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga
69 miles/1 hr. 20 min.
Google Map to Fall Creek Falls State Park
Easy to moderate
The Park is open 24 hours with the road leading to the falls being locked at dark. Open year round.
Behind the Nature Center, just off the 284 close to the north entrance
Yes, near camping/RV sites
Developed campgrouds, reservations recommended
Backcountry sites, permit required
Yes, on leash