Hike to Greeter Falls

Tennessee Greeter Falls

Added by Tiffany Edmiston

Hike to this natural swimming hole, with cliff jumping and easy marked trails. Makes for a great day trip with rock structures to shelter yourself in case of rain, amazing scenery and multiple waterfalls.

An easy, yet extremely beautiful and well marked drive leads to a pretty sizable parking lot at the trailhead. There are multiple trails to hike, depending on how much time you have or how long you want to hike. This particular trail makes for a perfect day trip from Nashville, Chattanooga or Knoxville.

The trail is nicely marked, well traveled, not too strenuous (could be tricky in places for some) and pet friendly for the most part. It leads to a spiral staircase which takes you to the lower falls (the big falls with the best swimming hole and cliff jumping). The lower and upper falls both have rocks where you can spread out a picnic, or just to hang around in between dips in the water. This is a very beautiful hike with a rewarding view.

Pack List

  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Swimsuit
  • Towels
  • Day Pack
  • Sun Protection
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Activities:

Backpacking, Chillin, Fitness, Hiking, Photography, Swimming

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

1.8 Miles

Elev. Gain:

250 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Cliff Jumping
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Scenic
Swimming Hole
Waterfall
Wildflowers

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about 1 month ago

Beautiful

My favorite things to take photos of is a beautiful water. I haven't visited as yet but its definitely on my list of waterfalls to visit. I have a tripped planned in early December hopefully it is still running.

about 1 month ago

8 months ago

An Unexpected Cultural Experience

Stopped here as a side trip after hiking at Stone Door all day. Really beautiful, but packed with people. It was late afternoon, so next time I'll definitely arrive early to avoid the crowds. Bring towels and a change of clothes, the water is cold!

8 months ago

9 months ago

First Backpacking Trip

I went to savage gulf as my first backpacking trip and on our third day we went by here and it was amazing, we took the extra long way and started at the other end of the park, we hiked 20ish miles to see this waterfall and boy it didn't let us down, great trip, loved every second of savage gulf

9 months ago

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