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Walls of Jericho

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 4.6 (49) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Amazing limestone features.


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6.7

Miles

10.7

KM

Out and Back

1,788' 545 m

High

769' 234 m

Low

1,371' 418 m

Up

1,370' 418 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Cave · River/Creek · Swimming · Waterfall · Wildlife

Overview

One of the best trails around. Has amazing limestone cliff faces and waterfalls.

Description

Opposite of most trails, you initially descend into the valley and climb out on the return.

This is the only trail around so it would be hard to get lost. There are some horse trails that cross it, but they are easily distinguishable. You'll cross two creeks, Hurricane and Turkey respectively, via log bridges, before following Turkey Creek to the Walls of Jericho.

The walls are high cliff limestone cliff faces from the creek bed and narrow to a natural amphitheater. Depending on the rainfall there are multiple waterfalls and good places of some swimming there as well.

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Shared By:

Luke Brisk

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  4.6 from 49 votes

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Photos

A fun log bridge over Hurricane Creek.
Jun 12, 2017 near Stevenson, AL
Approaching the falls from the Walls of Jericho.
Jun 12, 2017 near Winchester, TN
View of the small waterfall from the end of the trail.
Jun 1, 2019 near Winchester, TN
The best waterfall at the Walls of Jerhico
May 6, 2015 near Winchester, TN
Natural Amphitheater
May 6, 2015 near Winchester, TN
View from above the small waterfall
Jun 1, 2019 near Winchester, TN

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Apr 4, 2021
Brian Penn
Waterfalls were steady running on 4/4/2021. Beautiful scenary. 2 new pedestrian bridges have been installed to facilitate the creek crossings. 8.1mi — 6h 15m
Mar 29, 2021
Alixius Roosenitus
Plan an hour to play around at the falls! Keep walking and climb over the first big falls, you don't want to miss the last waterfall!
Jan 4, 2021
Hannah Witt
Beautiful 3 tiered waterfall
Nov 22, 2020
Kurt Ryder
Nov 21, 2020
Zac Nail
The hike to walls is the easy part. The trek back is all uphill. 8.6mi — 5h 41m
May 3, 2020
Rebecca C
Apr 25, 2020
Linc Hulbert
Mar 14, 2020
Johnathon Parrish
6.7mi

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