Hike to Greeter Falls in Tennessee's Savage Gulf

Experience Tennessee's beauty with a hike to Greeter Falls, where you can explore two stunning waterfalls and swim in a refreshing natural pool.

Last updated: May 2024
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  1. Start at the parking lot/trailhead and follow the signs to Greeter Falls.
  2. Descend into the canyon using the wooden staircase, being careful of slippery rocks.
  3. Visit the upper Greeter Falls, where you can see the water flowing over a shallow shelf.
  4. Continue to the lower Greeter Falls, where you can swim at the base or hike behind the falls.
  5. Enjoy the nearby swimming hole for a refreshing dip.

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Overlook, Altamont, TN 37301

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Packing List

  • Comfortable hiking shoes with good grip
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat for sun protection
  • Swimsuit for swimming
  • Towel for drying off after swimming
  • Camera for photos

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