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Cummins Falls State Park

390 Cummins Falls Ln, Cookeville, TN 38501-8981
+1 931-261-3471
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Easy walk to the falls

It was raining but that is always a good time to visit a waterfall. If you want to go right to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BearTravels33
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Phoenix, AZ
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Easy hike

With great Tennessee Nature. Easy trails to see Cool waterfalls. Do be mindful of rain as area is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fred M
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390 Cummins Falls Ln, Cookeville, TN 38501-8981
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+1 931-261-3471
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was raining but that is always a good time to visit a waterfall. If you want to go right to the falls, you will need water shoes or water proof hiking boots or a shoe/sock change back at the car. The kids will love...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With great Tennessee Nature. Easy trails to see Cool waterfalls. Do be mindful of rain as area is suspect to flash floods

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked to the falls at Cummins Falls State Park in July 2017 with our three young boys. Babywearing is a must if you have a little one. We had our one year old in our Ergo Carrier and that was perfect. Our 4 and...More

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Tennessee S, Owner at Cummins Falls State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting and for sharing your experience. We are in the process of designing a new visitor's center and adding changing areas. We hope to see you back!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my family loved it, my dog loved it , when we go back to TN, we are going back for sure.Nice walk and great place for hot summer days.

Thank Ed R
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Tennessee S, Owner at Cummins Falls State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The falls are great for hot summer days, thanks! Bring the dog and visit again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a wonderful hike. The hike to the falls is about a quarter mile. great pic-nic area. An amazing place to take pictures.

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Tennessee S, Owner at Cummins Falls State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for hiking with us Danny! Come see us soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this park for the first time. It was an overcast and cool weekday so there were few people out on the trails. We took the downstream trail to the stream first. This is a little bit of a steep descent....More

1  Thank Robin S
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Tennessee S, Owner at Cummins Falls State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for all the pretty photos! Very glad you were here to see the wildflowers. We hope you make it back here soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was able to arrive on a Monday at 930a to Cummins Falls with my 45 lb dog. It was a cloudy 50 degree day - which was great because there were just a few other hikers. Even after reading reviews I just wasn't sure...More

2  Thank Tara V
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Tennessee S, Owner at Cummins Falls State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and detailed review of your hike! We are glad you enjoyed the beauty and solitude of the falls during a less crowded time of year. Our new visitor's center will be opening up within the coming year. We hope you will...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

came here once while looking for something to do around Cookeville, great location with walk on the water onto falls, scenic location. remember to get good flip-flops cos you'll need it to walk on pebbly ground

Thank Raakesh S
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

On our trip we visited many falls. This one was easy to walk to the overlook on a wide dirt path. The trail to get to the base of the falls was closed due to flooding while we were there. We will def be back...More

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Tennessee S, Owner at Cummins Falls State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for making us part of your waterfall trip! We are glad you enjoyed the views.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking. Wasn’t busy due to the cold weather. Best time to have the place to yourself. Beautiful

Thank Tyler H
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Tennessee S, Owner at Cummins Falls State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting and for the review. We hope to see you again soon!

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pomering3
19 April 2018|
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Response from ks4324114 | Reviewed this property |
The closest place”which is not close at all” would be standing stone state park. With that being said standing stone state park isn’t the kind of close that you’d want I’m assuming since it’s about an hour dr from Cummins... More
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Lisa P
24 March 2018|
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Response from MMorgan2571 | Reviewed this property |
None at all...you can stay at the park but must reserve rooms early. My sister & I stayed for a weekend. Rustic & nice
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frannewcomb229
10 March 2018|
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Response from MMorgan2571 | Reviewed this property |
That really depends on your & your kids physical abilities, plus their age. Do they listen well? I’m 72 & it was fun, challenging & enjoyed it all. Just a Matter of common sense, as well as being careful. We love hiking of... More
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