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Virgin Falls State Natural Area - Primitive

7 Reviews

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This campground is closed for the season from June 8, 2022 through June 3, 2023.

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State Park

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Backcountry camping is permitted at designated campsites only. Backpackers are required to use the on-line reservation system in order to insure that they have a campsite.

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7 Reviews of Virgin Falls State Natural Area - Primitive

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Elisa T.
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2022

Virgin Falls is gorgeous

The hike itself is rough going, but absolutely gorgeous with so many watersheds, beautiful jade pools, and the waterfalls are just stunning. We camped at the backcountry site closest to Virgin Falls, and I give that part 1 star. The entire camp site is slightly inclined, no flat areas large enough…

Joshua C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2020

The Caney Fork River Campsite is Great

I hiked out to the Caney Fork River Campsite with the Nashville Backpacking Meetup. The trails were really clearly marked, so they were easy to follow despite all of the leaves on the ground, and there were plenty of signs indicating where to go. The site is less than half a mile away from the…

SiteCaney Fork
Month of VisitDecember
Nate H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2020

Bridgestone- Firestone, Virgin Falls

Bridgestone-Firestone-Virgin Falls WMA This WMA is the cream of the crop. I think it’s the largest WMA I’ve ever been to. I think we had the perfect camp spot. Nice and level, wooded and secluded, fire pit already constructed, plenty of firewood around. If you love primitive camping, this place is…

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Month of VisitMay


Virgin Falls State Natural Area - Primitive is located in Tennessee


Virgin Falls is located south off of US Hwy 70 between Sparta, and Crossville. From Sparta head east through town out Hwy 70, approximately 11 miles. Turn right on Eastland Road (at the Headstart building, and the turn has signs), proceed 6 miles to the junction of Scotts Gulf road (also signed), then on 2 miles to the parking lot on the right side (west side) of the road.


35.8540304 N
85.2843461 W

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