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Short Springs Natural Area

#4 of 15 things to do in Tullahoma Features Animals
Short Springs Road, Tullahoma, TN 37388
+1 931-455-2648
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Beautiful falls

This place is great. It's right off the road and a short, pretty hike down into the ravine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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Very nice hike

This is a 1.9 mile trail to a beautiful waterfall. It is very steep in places and recommend the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lawrence, Kansas
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“machine falls” (23 reviews)
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Short Springs Road, Tullahoma, TN 37388
+1 931-455-2648
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great. It's right off the road and a short, pretty hike down into the ravine. Probably about a mile, maybe more each way. Be prepared for the uphill climb back to the road. Great parking near the water tower (?). Easy to...More

Thank Bodacious123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a 1.9 mile trail to a beautiful waterfall. It is very steep in places and recommend the connection trail for those wanting a little less difficult hike. It can be a busy place on weekends but still big enough with two other trails...More

Thank CaraPorter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several trails, mainly easy, that lead to waterfalls and creeks. Interesting variety of forests, and perfect spots for kids to play in the water. I highly recommend exploring this gem of a place.

Thank DrDaveMc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here to stretch our legs and see the Falls. It was a nice side trip. Keep your eyes peeled you could miss the turn off to the Falls.

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I loved to see this waterfall! Beautiful. The hike back was horrendous. My legs are hurting the next day. At least most of the trail is like steps

Thank Deme P
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This hike was well worth it! It was pretty easy on the way down but showed me how out of shape I am on the way back up!! The falls are gorgeous as it has been quite rainy around here lately.

Thank BowlturninHiker
Reviewed 18 February 2017

In the Tullahoma area, this is a nice easy hike, with some beautiful waterfalls. Easy to do in just a couple hours.

1  Thank matt h
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous time hiking the machine falls trail with our kids. We had some trouble finding the entrance but that was a Google Maps issue. The hike was perfectly challenging for little legs- sometimes steep and slippery especially when we went on side...More

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 16 October 2016

love love love his beautiful area! be careful which trail you take becase if you go down you gotta go p and the mega loop is hard! i dont advise someone with asthma like myself doing that one!

Thank info_seeker0223
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Maybe you've already gone by Rutledge falls and seen the usually packed area especially during the summer... Only a few miles out of Tullahoma and you will find this little sweet serene area. There are multiple trails to take, it's close to a mile hike...More

1  Thank Ryan831
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13 August 2017|
Response from CaraPorter | Reviewed this property |
To enjoy falls and picnic plus hike about 2 hours for leisure enjoyment.

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