Burgess Falls State Park

Burgess-falls summer

CLOSED as of Sunday, April 23:
Window Cliffs State Natural Area is CLOSED due to high water levels in Cane Creek. Creek crossings are impassable and unsafe. We are monitoring the levels and anticipate being closed at least through Tuesday, April 25. Please check back for closure updates. 

Public Notice March 26, 2017: The staircase at the main falls is inaccessible. The overlook is accessible, but the stairs down to the main falls will remained closed.

Phone Number

931-432-5312

Hours of Operation

Burgess Falls State Park

8:00 AM CT until 30 minutes before sunset when gates are closed.
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM 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.

Window Cliffs

8:00 AM CT until one hour before sunset, year-round. Window Cliffs is a day-use area. 

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

Address:

Burgess Falls State Park

4000 Burgess Falls Drive
Sparta, Tennessee 38583

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