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Short Springs Natural Area

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Short Springs Road, Tullahoma, TN 37388
+1 931-455-2648
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Beautiful falls

This place is great. It's right off the road and a short, pretty hike down into the ravine... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Very nice hike

This is a 1.9 mile trail to a beautiful waterfall. It is very steep in places and recommend the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Lawrence, Kansas
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“water tower” (7 reviews)
“machine falls” (24 reviews)
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Short Springs Road, Tullahoma, TN 37388
+1 931-455-2648
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This place is great. It's right off the road and a short, pretty hike down into the ravine. Probably about a mile, maybe more each way. Be prepared for the uphill climb back to the road. Great parking near the water tower (?). Easy to...More

Thank Bodacious123
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is a 1.9 mile trail to a beautiful waterfall. It is very steep in places and recommend the connection trail for those wanting a little less difficult hike. It can be a busy place on weekends but still big enough with two other trails...More

Thank CaraPorter
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Several trails, mainly easy, that lead to waterfalls and creeks. Interesting variety of forests, and perfect spots for kids to play in the water. I highly recommend exploring this gem of a place.

Thank DrDaveMc
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to stretch our legs and see the Falls. It was a nice side trip. Keep your eyes peeled you could miss the turn off to the Falls.

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I loved to see this waterfall! Beautiful. The hike back was horrendous. My legs are hurting the next day. At least most of the trail is like steps

Thank Deme P
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This hike was well worth it! It was pretty easy on the way down but showed me how out of shape I am on the way back up!! The falls are gorgeous as it has been quite rainy around here lately.

Thank BowlturninHiker
Reviewed 18 February 2017

In the Tullahoma area, this is a nice easy hike, with some beautiful waterfalls. Easy to do in just a couple hours.

1  Thank matt h
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous time hiking the machine falls trail with our kids. We had some trouble finding the entrance but that was a Google Maps issue. The hike was perfectly challenging for little legs- sometimes steep and slippery especially when we went on side...More

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 16 October 2016

love love love his beautiful area! be careful which trail you take becase if you go down you gotta go p and the mega loop is hard! i dont advise someone with asthma like myself doing that one!

Thank info_seeker0223
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Maybe you've already gone by Rutledge falls and seen the usually packed area especially during the summer... Only a few miles out of Tullahoma and you will find this little sweet serene area. There are multiple trails to take, it's close to a mile hike...More

2  Thank Ryan L
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13 August 2017|
Response from CaraPorter | Reviewed this property |
To enjoy falls and picnic plus hike about 2 hours for leisure enjoyment.