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East Tennessee

MammothMarch East Tennessee 2025

After a sold out 2024 edition, we are thrilled to be back at the beautiful Fall Creek Falls State Park!

Join us on May 3, 2025, for yet another magical 20-mile hiking adventure inside Tennessee’s largest State Park, tucked in between Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga.

MammothMarch East Tennessee and the modern Fall Creek Falls Lodge, multiple campsites & cabins offer everything you need for the perfect weekend hiking getaway.

Our single-circuit, 20-mile hiking loop attracts nature-lovers and adventure-seekers likewise and features cascades, gorges, streams, and lush stands of hardwood timber to the actual Fall Creek Falls – at 256 feet one of the highest waterfalls in the eastern US.

Master the challenge and spend a beautiful day hiking 20 miles at a stretch. Getting your finisher medal, you will be exhausted, but proud and happy... as well as part of our amazing community of nature-lovers, hikers and MammothMarch addicts!

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At a glance

 

Date: Saturday, May 3, 2025

Location (start/finish): Fall Creek Falls State Park, 2009 Village Camp Rd, Spencer, TN 38585

Distance: 20 miles in 8 hours There is no timekeeping, there are no failures, we only recognize the incredible courage it takes to rise to our challenge. Every participant completing the distance will be awarded their finisher medal and considered a winner!

 

Starting time: You can choose from several time slots as early as 6:45 am with limited capacity when signing up. This ensures the most remote hiking experience as a maximum of 5 hikers will cross the starting line at the same time. The first ones will head out between 6:45 – 7:00 a.m. with the majority coming back in just about 8 hours. However, we will have our finish line open a little bit longer for the ones that need a bit more time – cut off time at either aid station will be sunset (meaning if you’re hiking at a pace that won’t let you finish before sunset, we will provide a shuttle service back to the venue).

Parking: Complimentary parking will be available on site.

Accommodation: Secure a discounted room at the modern Lodge at Fall Creek Falls right here. You can also give reservations a call and mention our MammothMarch group code “36159“. Phone numbers are 423-881-2001 or 423-881-2002.

 

Aid/refreshment stations: There are water stops and aid stations along the route (approximately positioned every 5-7 miles apart) providing toilets, food, and drinks for all participants. These refreshments are included in the cost of your ticket and vary between each station, offering water, energy drinks, electrolytes, fruits, cereal/protein bars, sandwiches and more.

Certificates: All finishers will receive their personalized certificate after crossing the finish line. For the ones who drop out, we will issue certificates stating the mileage covered.

Finisher medal/wall of fame: For all participants finishing MammothMarch.

Merchandise: Our 2025 merchandise collection will be available later in 2024.

Route: The single-circuit loop covers 20 miles along beautiful and scenic trails inside Fall Creek Falls State Park. The final route will be made available around 2 weeks prior to the event. Take a look at our 2024 hiking route right here.
Total elevation gain: Around 1,500 ft.

Terrain: Mainly unpaved hiking trails, dirt trails, gravel roads and forest floor

What are you waiting for? Sign up here for “not your average hike”.

 

Please check out more details in our FAQ section or contact us at contact@mammothmarch.com

 

The route will be made available for download, including GPS coordinates prior to the event. Please note that the route is preliminary and may be adjusted due to weather issues, official directives and/or organizational matters. The route will be marked 1-2 days prior to event day. Should we notice parts of the route being inaccessible, extremely wet/muddy we will of course adapt it to local conditions at short notice..

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