Tennessee State Parks

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Burgess Falls State Park

Update as of 11-16-15: Due to extensive structural damage, the metal staircase and trail to the base of the main falls, the main falls overlook and the middle falls overlook are closed to the public. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Hours of Operation

8 a.m. C.T. until 30 minutes before sunset when gates are closed. 

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT – Park Office Monday-Friday

Please note: Park is closed when the river is high or when there is snow on the roads and/or trails.


Burgess Falls State Park

4000 Burgess Falls Drive
Sparta, Tennessee 38583

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