Burgess Falls State Park

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As of Oct. 5, 2016 Alert: The staircase at the main falls is inaccessible. The overlook is accessible, but the stairs down to the main falls will remained closed.

BURN BAN Effective Monday, Nov. 14 at Burgess Falls State Park: Due to extremely dry conditions, no fires or open flames of any size are permitted at this time (including grills.) To see full details of the Burn Ban issued by Governor Haslam, CLICK HERE.

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Hours of Operation

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.


Burgess Falls State Park

4000 Burgess Falls Drive
Sparta, Tennessee 38583

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