Cummins Falls

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Cummins Falls is located on the Blackburn Fork State Scenic River. This is a 211-acre site located in Jackson County and is Tennessee's eighth largest waterfall at 75 feet high. Cummins Falls also has been listed as one of the ten best swimming holes in the United States by Travel & Leisure.
Trail length: 2 miles
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  • Posted by Melissa Peacock on February 22, 2014


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    Reviewed by Melissa Peacock on June 26, 2014

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    I went Hiking To Cumming Falls Waterfall Cookeville, TN yesterday. This is a 3.5 mile R/T hike through a steep grade forest down to the riverbed then navigating crossing the river back and forth. The waters were too high and cold last time I tried this so I never got to the falls. What an exciting hike this was.
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    Reviewed by Melissa Peacock on March 10, 2014

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    I got to the falls at 7am before all of the college kids got there. I had the park to myself. I hiked the riverbed attempting to get to the base of the falls but the river was flooded and it was 37 degrees. I can absolutely see how this park gets so many visitors. When it warms up I will be back that way I will be able to wade in the deeper water. The falls are awesome and you can swim at the base in a huge swimming pool. I spent 3 hours on this cold Saturday March 8 2014... Also I do think this is good for families. Free of charge. There are bathrooms at the parking lot. This is out of the way. Tennessee Tech is the local college.
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