Evins Mill is convenient to a multitude of natural wonders and opportunities for adventure, including chasing waterfalls, caving, and rock climbing, much of which are available through the Tennessee State Park system. For directions to the state parks, state natural areas and natural wonders highlighted below, please visit the Map page on this web site.
Waterfalls Located in White County, Burgess Falls State Parkfeatures a series of four waterfalls, collectively cascading over 250 feet. The final waterfall alone cascades 130 feet. Long and moderate to strenuous hiking trails provide beautiful views of the broad and towering cascades.
Located in Warren County, the centerpiece of Rock Island State Park is the Great Falls of the Caney Fork River and its imposing limestone gorge. The park provides scenic overlooks, waterfalls, deep pools for fishing, rock-hopping and exploring.
Located in Bledsoe & Van Buren Counties, Fall Creek Falls State Park features waterfalls, cascades, streams, gorges and timberland. Fall Creek Falls is the highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains. The park's other falls - Piney, Cane Creek and Cane Creek Cascades - though smaller are just as impressive.
Caving & Climbing Located in Warren County, Cumberland Caverns (931.668.4396) is Tennessee's largest cave and a U.S. National Landmark, and features thirty-two miles of caves and passageways, including some of the largest cave rooms and spectacular formations in Eastern America.
Some of the best rock climbing in Tennessee is on the Cumberland Plateau, where the rock is typically hard, high-quality sandstone. As with waterfalls, many avenues for climbing are available at Tennessee State Parks, including Fall Creek Fallsin Bledoe & Van Buren Counties and South Cumberland in Grundy, Franklin, Marion & Sequatchie Counties. A climbing permit is typically required and gratis.