Fall Creek Falls State Park


Public Notice: The Fall Creek Falls Inn and Gaul’s Gallery Restaurant will close at 10:00 AM on Sunday, Dec. 18 and reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 11. We will be open at 11:00 AM for lunch on Sunday, Jan. 1 to celebrate our First Day Hikes.

BURN BAN: ALL OPEN FIRES BANNED Effective NOV 14 – DEC 15: Governor Haslam has issued a burn ban that prohibits campfires. In addition to the Governor’s ban on campfires, Tennessee State Parks are prohibiting the use of outdoor charcoal grills at the affected parks. For full details of the Governor's order and a list of affected counties and parks, click here.

Water Restriction Alert as of Tuesday, Oct. 25: Due to the extreme drought conditions, our water provider is currently requiring park visitors to conserve and limit water usage during this crisis. We appreciate your honoring the water restriction and apologize for any inconvenience. Guests are welcome to call the park office for more information.


Rates: $55 Taxes and fees are not included. Rates subject to change.

Fall Creek Falls State Park has a total of 5 picnic shelters/pavilions that may be reserved for your next event or gathering.  Each shelter has a maximum capacity of 75 people.  The shelters are equipped with picnic tables, a grill and most have access to restrooms.  Depending upon the shelter, access to a playground, swimming area or pool, or a ball field is nearby.

Full day shelter reservations may be made online or by calling the park.  If you are interested in reserving a shelter for less than a full day, please contact the park office for availability information.   

Picnic shelters or pavilions may be reserved online up to one year in advance with a paid reservation fee. There is a $3.00 cancellation fee for picnic shelter or pavilion reservations cancelled 8 days or more in advance of the reserved date. Reservations cancelled 7 days or less in advance of the reserved date forfeit all paid fees.

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