Burgess Falls State Park

Burgess-falls summer

As of April 11, 2016 Alert: The overlook and staircase at the main falls were recently damaged and are inaccessible. Repair work should begin on the overlook shortly, but the stairs down to the main falls will remained closed.

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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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