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These overlooks are some of the most scenic and significant along the Eastern Highland Rim. Great Falls is a foot horseshoe cascading waterfall, located below the 19th-century cotton textile mill that it powered over years ago. Rock Island became a Tennessee State Park in Water may rise rapidly. Monitor your surroundings.
Leave the gorge immediately if water begins to rise or you hear warning sirens. Do NOT jump into water of unknown depths. Rock Island has RV and tent camp sites. Birds such as Osprey, Belted Kingfisher, Black-crowned Night Herons can be seen along with great blue herons which have a rookery nearby. For more park and nearby birding locations, view flyer.
Rock Island State park is open, but the following alerts are important for all Summer visitors: Temporary Gorge Access Closure - swimming locations in the river gorge section of the park will be closed through mid-July due to water releases at Great Falls Dam. I understand. Rock Island Gorge Safety. Swimming The park's natural sand beach is located on the headwaters of the beautiful Center Hill Lake.
Hiking The park has nine hiking trails with the Caney Fork Gorge area located below the dam being a very popular area for rock hopping, swimming and fishing. Picnicking There are four picnicking areas within the park. Birding Birds such as Osprey, Belted Kingfisher, Black-crowned Night Herons can be seen along with great blue herons which have a rookery nearby. Selected filters. All reviews great falls the river blue hole climb down spring house beautiful water hiking trails poison ivy travel trailer visitor center twin falls beautiful scenery power house great camping day trip short hike multiple waterfalls cabin area caney fork across the street cotton mill campground.
Alejo Santos wrote a review Jan Canovanas 11 contributions. Must see waterfall. We were not supposed to be here but we had a good time. Beautiful waterfall. You must see this beautiful waterfall at lease once in your lifetime. Read more. Date of experience: January Helpful Share.
Vania M wrote a review Jan Jacksonville, Florida 10 contributions 2 helpful votes. Love the nature around us. This is a random trip to TN and this park is a must see! Chris H wrote a review Jan Glasgow, Kentucky contributions helpful votes.
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