Spencer Travel Guide

  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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Spencer Things to Do

  • Lake at Fall Creek Falls State Park

    The Cane Creek Gorge presents as a large gash in the western edge of the Cumberland Plateau, stretching for some 15 miles (24 km) from the Cane Creek Cascades to Cane Creek's mouth along the Caney Fork. Cane Creek rises atop Little Mountain— which lines the plateau's eastern edge above Sequatchie Valley— and winds northward across the plateau.Just...

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  • Lover's Leap Overlook

    In 1937, the U.S. government began purchasing the badly eroded land around Fall Creek Falls. The following year, the Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps began the work of restoring the forest and constructing park facilities. The National Park Service transferred ownership of the park to the State of Tennessee in...

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  • Betty Dunn Nature Center

    This smaller falls off Caney Creek is located near the Betty Dunne Nature Center in Fall Creek Falls State Park near the parking lot..just a short walkhe Cane Creek Gorge presents as a large gash in the western edge of the Cumberland Plateau, stretching for some 15 miles (24 km) from the Cane Creek Cascades to Cane Creek's mouth along the Caney...

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  • Cane Creek Falls

    Cane Creek Falls, is a 85 feet (26 m) plunge waterfall located along Cane Creek near Spencer, Tennessee, above the creek's confluence with Rockhouse Creek and Fall Creek. The waterfall is visible from the Gorge Trail and from the base of the Cane Creek Gorge, which can be accessed via the Cable Trail. The falls are located in Fall Creek Falls State...

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  • Suspension Bridge at Piney Creek Falls

    This lovely scenery and suspension bridge is near the Piney Falls in the Fall Creek Falls State Park outside of Spencer, TN

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  • Piney Creek Falls

    Piney Creek Falls is a 95 feet (29 m) waterfall located along Piney Creek, a mile or so above its confluence with Cane Creek. Trails lead to the base of the falls and an overlook above the falls. The falls are located near Spencer, Tennessee in Fall Creek Falls State ParkState Park INformation:In 1937, the U.S. government began purchasing the badly...

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  • Gaplenor Point Overlook

    The plateau areas above the Cane Creek Gorge are characterized by poor soil and weak resource potential, both exacerbated by the area's limited accessibility (by the 1920s, no major railroads and one crude highway passed between Pikeville and Spencer). In the early twentieth century, this section of Van Buren County still had only a handful of...

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  • Buzzard's Roost Overlook

    The plateau areas above the Cane Creek Gorge are characterized by poor soil and weak resource potential, both exacerbated by the area's limited accessibility (by the 1920s, no major railroads and one crude highway passed between Pikeville and Spencer). In the early twentieth century, this section of Van Buren County still had only a handful of...

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  • Millikan's Overlook

    Millikan's Overlook, located just off the road in the Piney Creek section of the park, looks northward across the Cane Creek Gorge, near the confluence of Piney Creek and Cane Creek.Buzzard's Roost, a cliff located near Millikan's Overlook.The plateau areas above the Cane Creek Gorge are characterized by poor soil and weak resource potential, both...

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