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Nashville to Cumberland Caverns & Falls Creek Falls - Combo Tour

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Difficulty:  Moderate

Hike Distance: approx. 3 miles

Trip Duration: 8-10 hours

Elevation Gain: 150ft.


Full Day Adventure to See the Tallest Waterfall East of the Mississippi River & Tennessee's Largest Show Cave + An Underground Waterfall!

Stop #1: Cumberland Caverns - Largest Show Cave in Tennessee!

It consists of 27+ miles of underground passageways, incredible rock formations, beautiful underground waterfalls, and gleaming pools. 

Hike 1.5 miles Underground!

On this trek learn about the cave's geology and wildlife as we view incredible stalagmites, stalactites, and flowstone formations. Traverse up and over 350 natural stone steps into the largest room in the cave with the largest formation and a stunning lightshow as your reward. Then travel through an underground "slot-canyon" on our way to the "Volcano Room" featuring a massive 8ft. x 15ft. antique chandelier.

See the "Never-Ending" Underground Waterfall and Hike An Underground "Slot Canyon"!!

Stop #2: Fall Creek Falls - Tallest Free Flowing Waterfall in the Eastern U.S.

Enjoy a picnic style lunch upon arrival. Then observe several waterfalls with each one requiring a short walk from nearby parking areas.  You will have the opportunity to see Cane Creek Falls (85ft.), Rock House Falls (120ft.), and Cane Creek Cascades/Falls (45ft.) via a Swinging Suspension Bridge high above Cane Creek before we make our way over to the park's namesake, Fall Creek Falls.  At 256 feet, it is the Tallest free falling Waterfall east of the Mississippi River. Adjacent to Fall Creek Falls is Coon Creek Falls which drops an impressive 250ft.

We wrap-up our day with a visit to "The Village". It's an area consisting of a Gift Shop, General Store, and Ice Cream Shop / Cafe with plenty of tasty treats and coffee.

This tour DOES NOT include the very strenuous hike to the base of Fall Creek Falls.  The Base of Falls trail is included on our strenuous, full-day Fall Creek Falls hiking adventure.

NOTE: Discount pricing is based on double occupancy and/or larger groups. Otherwise, our regular single ticket prices apply.


per person - group discounts available

What's Included

  • Roundtrip ground transportation originating in Nashville, TN

  • Lite snacks, bottled water, and lunch

  • Professional Guides

  • Certified Wilderness First Aid Medic

  • Park fees and transportation within the parks

  • Emergency rain ponchos

  • Loaner trekking poles and backpacks


What to Bring

  • Any personal snacks and/or non-alcoholic beverages

  • Sturdy, closed toe shoes (Required)

  • Sunscreen

  • Hats

  • Optional gratuities


  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • This trail features sections that can be rocky, steep and/or slippery. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required.

  • Tennessee weather tends to be unpredictable this tour operates rain or shine (excluding severe weather) so please be prepared accordingly.

  • Travelers should have at least a moderate physical fitness level.

Health restrictions

  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers

  • Not recommended for travelers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions

  • Must be in good physical condition, able to climb over downed trees, walk on uneven surfaces and climb in elevation.


per person - group discounts available

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