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The Burgess Falls State Park is a state park and natural area in Sparta, Tennessee. It is also commonly known as the Burgess Falls State Natural Area.

Named after the Burgess Falls, which, in turn got its name from Tom Burgess, who is a Revolutionary War veteran who took residence in this area in the 1790s, the Burgess Falls State Park was once a hunting ground for the Creek, Cherokee, and Chickasaw tribes. It was also once home to a gristmill and sawmill owned by the Burgess family.

Today, the Burgess Falls State Park offers opportunities for hiking, boating, fishing, and picnicking. There?s also a large Native Butterfly Garden in the park. The site is open all year round, except on days of high precipitation.
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