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    Fall Creek Falls State Park is Tennessee’s largest and most visited state park. The park encompasses more than 26,000 acres sprawled across the e… Read More
    Fall Creek Falls State Park is Tennessee’s largest and most visited state park. The park encompasses more than 26,000 acres sprawled across the eastern top of the rugged Cumberland Plateau. Laced with cascades, gorges, waterfalls, streams and lush stands of virgin hardwood timber, the park beckons those who enjoy nature at her finest. Fall Creek Falls, at 256 feet, is one of the highest waterfalls in the eastern United States. Other waterfalls within the park include Piney Falls, Cane Creek Falls and Cane Creek Cascades. The park is located in Bledsoe and Van Buren counties, 11 miles east of Spencer and 18 miles west of Pikeville. It may be entered from Highway 111 or Highway 30. In 1937, the federal government began purchasing the badly eroded land around Fall Creek Falls. The following year, the Works Project Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) began restoring the forest and constructing park facilities. A few years later in 1944, the National Park Service transferred ownership of the park to the State of Tennessee. The frozen forest hike was one that I will never forget. Never have I had such an emotional and beautiful experience with nature quite like this one. All photos shot with a 5D Mark 3 Read Less
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Fall Creek Falls State Park - Spencer, TN

There are not enough words to describe the experience I had with nature last weekend. The photos don’t even do it justice. I have never experienced a hike quite like this one. 

Maybe it was due to the unrelenting cold and the sharp decline of temperature the closer I got to the falls. Maybe it was that I've had a vision of a frozen waterfall, yet never seen one in person. The experience I had with this waterfall was a deeply emotional one and something I can’t quite put into words. 

Beauty like this is unfathomable and nearly impossible to photograph.