State Parks & Natural Wonders
Evins Mill is convenient to a multitude of natural wonders, including Fall Creek Falls, the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi River, and Cumberland Caverns, Tennessee's largest cave system and a National Landmark. Many such natural phenomenon are overseen by the Tennessee State Park Department, including Burgess Falls, Rock Island, Fall Creek Falls and Edgar Evins State Parks.
Burgess Falls State Park
Located in White County, Burgess Falls State Park features a series of four waterfalls, collectively cascading over 250 feet. The final waterfall alone cascades 130 feet. Long and moderate to strenuous hiking trails provide beautiful views of the broad and towering cascades.
Rock Island State Park
Located in Warren County, the centerpiece of Rock Island State Park is the Great Falls of the Caney Fork River and its imposing limestone gorge. The park provides scenic overlooks, waterfalls, deep pools for fishing, rock-hopping and exploring.
Fall Creek Falls State Park
Located in Bledsoe & Van Buren Counties, Fall Creek Falls State Park features waterfalls, cascades, streams, gorges and timberland. Fall Creek Falls is the highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains. The park's other falls - Piney, Cane Creek and Cane Creek Cascades - though smaller are just as impressive.
Edgar Evins State Park
Located in Dekalb County on the shores of Center Hill Lake, Edgar Evins State Park features abundant wildlife, including three different owl species, hawks and wintering bald eagles. Its mixed hardwood forest includes stands of Tulip Poplar, Oak, Hickory, Buckeye and Wild Cherry. It also boasts a marina and an observation tower with spectacular views of Center Hill Lake.
Located in Warren County, Cumberland Caverns (931.668.4396) is Tennessee's largest cave and a U.S. National Landmark, and features thirty-two miles of caves and passageways, including some of the largest cave rooms and spectacular formations in Eastern America.
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