The Piney Falls trailhead is a Hiking area in Grandview, Rhea County, Tennessee. It is located at 760-1998 Firetower Rd, Grandview, TN 37337. Piney Falls is an 818-acre very commonly hiked area established in Rhea County where Little Piney and Soak Creek have cut out spots into the Cumberland Plateau. It is very important and recognized because of its old-growth forest. The biggest and greatest trees are the white pines and eastern hemlocks that are located on the lower slopes in the gorge under the Lower Piney Falls.
Many of these trees are over about 40 inches wide and are more than 100 feet high in the air. Large tulip poplar trees, hemlock, buckeye, and basswood have also sprouted below the Upper Piney Falls. The upper edge above the falls is mostly surrounded by a well-known plateau oak-pine forest. The destination of Piney Falls Trailhead is around 53.6 miles from the downtown area of Rhea County. It is also dog friendly, but they ask for you to be responsible and clean up after your pet. When hiking these trails you have three different trail options. You may enter the Upper Piney Falls, Lower Piney Falls, or walk along the edge of the gorge. The trail splits off near the halfway point, and a sign will indicate that if you are going to the 80-foot Upper Piney Falls then you need to stay right, but the Lower Piney Falls is to the left. Piney Falls is easily approachable from State Route 68. Once you enter into the area of Grandview you’ll need to look for a symbol for Piney Falls State Natural Area, next you will turn on Fire Tower Road. The trailhead will start on the right and you will see a small parking lot. If you drive on, the gravel road ahead is not very smooth and it will be a bumpy adventure. Piney Falls is a memorable family adventure that all ages will enjoy. They are open year-round and offer a variety of hiking options. Though parts of the trail can be somewhat steep, there are always alternative paths to best fit the needs of all your hikers. Elite Gutters and Sunrooms is proud to be able to add a top quality patio enclosure to Grandview TN homes.