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The Best Hiking in Rock Island

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Top hiking spots in and near Rock Island

  • Rock Island, Tennessee

    Collins River Nature Trail

    2.56 mi / 312 ft gain
    Collins River Nature Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Rock Island, Tennessee.
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  • Rock Island, Tennessee

    Upstream Trail

    0.36 mi / 138 ft gain
    Upstream Trail is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Walling, Tennessee.
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  • Rock Island, Tennessee

    Twin Falls, Rock Island State Park

    4.3
    0.3 mi / 125 ft gain
    Upon entering Rock Island State Park from the east, the parking area for this trail is located right after the old cotton mill (my friend and I actually ended up getting lost because it is tucked away there quite nicely). The trail that leads to Twin Falls actually starts at the westernmost part ...
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  • Rock Island, Tennessee

    Twins Falls and Downstream Trail

    1.64 mi / 594 ft gain
    Twins Falls and Downstream Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Rock Island, Tennessee.
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  • Rock Island, Tennessee

    Blue Hole Trail

    0.12 mi / 190 ft gain
    Blue Hole Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Rock Island, Tennessee.
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  • Rock Island, Tennessee

    Rock Island Bluff Trail

    2.18 mi / 295 ft gain
    Rock Island Bluff Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Rock Island, Tennessee.
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  • Spencer, Tennessee

    Wheeler Farm Loop

    1.76 mi / 541 ft gain
    Wheeler Farm Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Spencer, Tennessee.
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  • Sparta, Tennessee

    Lost Creek Falls Trail

    0.21 mi / 52 ft gain
    Lost Creek Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Sparta, Tennessee.
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  • Sparta, Tennessee

    Hike to Lost Creek Falls

    5.0
    0.5 mi / 40 ft gain
    GPS Coordinates: 35.84102,-85.36123 Why We Love It: NO CROWDS- We only came across a few other people so, it’s a little more low key than some other popular Tennessee waterfalls. DISNEY LOVED IT- This was a filming location for Disney’s 1994 The Jungle Book!CAVE- Across the path there is a large ...
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  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Photograph Buzzard's Roost Overlook

    5.0
    0.04 mi / 10 ft gain
    Located in the beautiful state park of Fall Creek Falls, you'll find this overlook along with Millikan's Overlook. Both overlooks showcase the views shown in my photos, however, Buzzard's Roost is a short walk down the side trail that gives a more solitude experience that you may be looking for. ...
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  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Fall Creek and Coon Creek Falls via Base of the Falls Trail

    0.82 mi / 243 ft gain
    Fall Creek and Coon Creek Falls via Base of the Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Spencer, Tennessee.
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  • Scenic Loop Road, Tennessee

    Hike to the Base of Fall Creek Falls

    5.0
    0.86 mi / 299 ft gain
    Fall Creek Falls State Park hosts a variety of large waterfalls which can easily become confusing. The park's main attraction is the 256 foot waterfall dubbed "Fall Creek Falls." Fall Creek Falls is observable from a viewing platform less than a five minute walk from the Scenic Loop Road parking ...
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  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Fall Creek Falls

    4.7
    2.76 mi / 781 ft gain
    Fall Creek Falls State Park is sprawled across the eastern top of the rugged Cumberland Plateau. The 20,000-acre park is one of the most scenic parks in the country and is the largest recreation area in the state of Tennessee. It is home to a 256-foot waterfall, cascades, gorges, 5 other waterfal...
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  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Hike to Rockhouse and Cane Creek Falls

    5.0
    1 mi / 500 ft gain
    Fall Creek Falls State Park is home to multiple waterfalls. The main attraction and biggest waterfall, Fall Creek Falls, is often tourists' main destination, but I encourage you to visit the base of Rockhouse Falls and Cane Creek Falls to enjoy some quiet solitude and get away from the usual week...
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  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Gorge Overlook and Woodland Trails

    2.85 mi / 817 ft gain
    Gorge Overlook and Woodland Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pikeville, Tennessee.
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  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Cane Creek Falls and Suspension Bridge

    0.5 mi / 72 ft gain
    Cane Creek Falls and Suspension Bridge is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pikeville, Tennessee.
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