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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 the 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 the plateau of Fall Creek. A campsite is located on isolated upper section of Cane Creek. 

Trail Maps from Friends of Fall Creek Falls

Related Activities

RV and tent camping, mountain biking, nature viewing, children’s activities

Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga

69 miles / 1 hr. 20 min.

GPS Coordinates

35.662631, -85.344979

Google Map to Fall Creek Falls State Park

Activity Type

Easy to moderate

Dates/Hours

The Park is open 24 hours with the road leading to the falls being locked at dark. Open year round.

Trailhead

Behind the Nature Center, just off the 284 close to the north entrance

Trail Type

Loop

Restrooms

Yes, near camping/RV sites

Camping

Developed campgrounds, reservations recommended. Backcountry sites, permit required

Dog Friendly

Yes, on leash

Contact Information

Fall Creek Falls State Park

Route 3

Pikeville, TN 37367

(423) 881-5298 or (800) 250-8611

Fall Creek Falls State Park Website

Friends of Fall Creek Falls State Park

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