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The Best Hiking in Smithville

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Top hiking spots in and near Smithville

  • Silver Point, Tennessee

    John C. Clayborn Millennium Trail and Merritt Ridge Trail Loop

    7.52 mi / 1831 ft gain
    John C. Clayborn Millennium Trail and Merritt Ridge Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Silver Point, Tennessee.
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  • Silver Point, Tennessee

    Highland Rim Nature Trail

    1.64 mi / 541 ft gain
    Highland Rim Nature Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Silver Point, Tennessee.
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  • 8400 Old Cane Creek Road, Tennessee

    Window Cliffs

    5.14 mi / 935 ft gain
    Window Cliffs is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Baxter, Tennessee.
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  • Sparta, Tennessee

    Burgess Falls

    4.5
    1.56 mi / 95 ft gain
    If you like waterfalls, this hike is for you. Along the way you'll pass by Falling Water Cascades (20 ft), Little Falls ( 30 ft), Middle Falls (80 ft) and finally the main event, Burgess Falls (136 ft). There are a few spots for swimming so bring your suit if it's a warm day. It's an easy hike s...
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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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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • Cookeville, Tennessee

    Cummins Falls

    4.7
    2.79 mi / 518 ft gain
    Catch the trailhead down to the falls at the parking lot. The trail quickly approaches the rim of the river gorge to provide hikers with a great bird's eye view of the falls. After snapping a few photos of the falls from above, follow the clearly marked trail down to the river's edge. From there,...
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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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  • Lebanon, Tennessee

    Sellar's Farm Archaeological Site Loop

    1.4 mi / 226 ft gain
    Sellar's Farm Archaeological Site Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Gladeville, 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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  • Lebanon, Tennessee

    Hike the Hidden Springs Trail

    3.5
    4.5 mi
    This trail is a prime spot for anyone who wants to get a simple, but enjoyable walk in the woods. It's very well marked, flat, and can be enjoyed in any weather. Also, it is very dog friendly- Jolene loved it!Starting at the Trailhead across from the parking lot you may go right or left and follo...
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