Virgin Falls Trail

#1 of 3 trails in Virgin Falls State Natural Area

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Virgin Falls Trail is a 10 mile loop trail located near Sparta, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking & walking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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David Scheid (76)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Very cool place. Much to explore. Did a day hike to the falls, but would go back again for an overnighter. Bring plenty of water.

Jason Kennon (93)

3 Completed3 Reviews

David Pfohl (254)

5 Completed3 Reviews

There are three nice waterfalls. This app rates this hike as easy but it is far from easy.. Round trip took us seven hours to get back to our vehicle. Take plenty of water and if you start later in the day take a flashlight just in case you get caught out after dark. This is a great place to stay overnight in camp.

Tyler Malone (457)

12 Completed13 Reviews

I've been coming to this trail just about annually since 2008. Many times its for an overnight and most of those have been for cold weather camping. The trail has been getting more and more popular as word gets out. It is the most difficult trail in the Bridgestone Wilderness Area (even though part of the AllTrails desc says easy - it's not), but don't let that dissuade you. Just be prepared. Every time I'm out there - yes every time - I run into people who either don't have water (they run out), don't have flashlights (got caught walking out at night), or aren't wearing proper shoes (flip flops). In fact this year, my buddy and I deviated from the main trail and camped in a spot you'd either know about or you're lost. Sure enough a group comes through the camp thinking they are on the way to the falls, but actually going directly away from it. U.S. Camping there was a decision we made on the trail and I really think we were meant to be there just to catch that group. So all that to say, if you're going for the first time, be prepared, pay attention and talk to people on the trail if you're unsure.

Raleigh brooks (151)

1 Completed2 Reviews

love this hike! its a great place for an easy 2 night trip. you can easily make a day hike out of it but i enjoy the extra time to explore. i would definitely recommend staying at the site on the river

Craig Vinson (164)

9 Completed9 Reviews

Andrew Lepley (126)

5 Completed5 Reviews

Great day hike. It was rainy but worth the 10 miles. Three falls, cable crossing, some rock scrambles. Definitely harder walking out than in, 1 particular tough mile uphill. I'd like to plan an overnight sometime.

Ellen Schultz (139)

2 Completed1 Reviews

Teresa Ward (552)

11 Completed5 Reviews

Nice hike but some difficult spots. The length is tough if your not prepared.