Fall Creek Falls

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Fall Creek Falls
Fall Creek Falls.jpg
Fall Creek Falls on the left, Coon Creek Falls on the right
LocationSpencer, Tennessee, United States
Coordinates35°39′59″N 85°21′24″W / 35.66642°N 85.35655°W / 35.66642; -85.35655Coordinates: 35°39′59″N 85°21′24″W / 35.66642°N 85.35655°W / 35.66642; -85.35655
TypePlunge
Total height256 feet (78 m)
WatercourseFall Creek

At 256 feet, Fall Creek Falls is the highest free-fall waterfall east of the Mississippi River. The falls are located near Spencer, Tennessee in Fall Creek Falls State Park. A short trail leads from the parking lot atop the plateau down to the base of the gorge, giving access to the waterfall's plungepool. When water flow is sufficient, Coon Creek Falls shares a plungepool.