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South Cumberland State Park

11745 US 41, Monteagle, TN 37356-7609
+1 931-924-2980
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Hiking in , carried out

My friend and i hiked in Just shy of hobbs cabin my friend went ahead . I fell and knocked my knee... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
pattetson39
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Too Much To See In One Afternoon

My mom, her friend, and I stopped at the Visitor's Center to South Cumberland State Park for a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kandy W
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Lebanon, Tennessee
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Miles of trails and scenic areas.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“mile hike” (5 reviews)
“foster falls” (10 reviews)
“stone door” (14 reviews)
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11745 US 41, Monteagle, TN 37356-7609
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+1 931-924-2980
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and i hiked in Just shy of hobbs cabin my friend went ahead . I fell and knocked my knee and back out . Mr.James a park ranger not only help me out but was a blessing . Thank you to the group...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom, her friend, and I stopped at the Visitor's Center to South Cumberland State Park for a little while yesterday afternoon. While they sat and reminisced in a pavilion in the shade, I made off for the nearest trail I could find. Storybrook Trail...More

Thank Kandy W
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Great hiking trails, maps located in park office. Campgrounds list, wildlife, fauna and attractions info also inside park office. Knowledgeable friendly staff/rangers. Nice playground for a pit stop off I-24. Clean facility and big parking lot.

Thank Roadtrippin42
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Tennessee S, Owner at South Cumberland State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks for the great review! We will pass on your compliments to our staff and rangers. Hope to see you on your next roadtrip!

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

You are looking at a picture from Foster Falls Park in Sequatchie, on the mountain. That is why the review is as terrible. You will be enjoy the South Cumberland State Park, but it is very different than Foster Falls. South Cumberland is on the...More

Thank fores000
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Tennessee S, Tennessee State Parks Central Office at South Cumberland State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Foster Falls is in fact located within South Cumberland State Park. South Cumberland State Park is located within four different Tennessee counties: Grundy, Franklin, Marion and Sequatchie. The park is composed of approximately 25,539 acres in nine separate areas and boasts some of the best...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Not far off of 24 this is a beautiful place to take a short hike, get out of the car and stretch your legs. Today the trees were just coming into color and the air was crisp. There are a lot of different areas to...More

Thank fizzy1991
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

This park is located in several different areas and has something to please everyone! Start at the park headquarter between Monteagle and Tracy City. Here there is a museum and lots of literature about the park and things to do. There is also a table...More

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Tennessee S, Tennessee State Parks Central Office at South Cumberland State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

So glad you enjoyed our park and its many offerings. Please visit again soon!

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Highly recommend stopping by if you are in the area. This is a really neat natural wonder and it's very easy to get to, just a short walk down some rustic stairs. If you've got little kids, definitely will need to hold hands tightly because...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick hike. We were here in August and the waterfalls were bone dry so we decided to give it another shot, so glad we did. The waterfalls were booming!!! The scenery is amazing, and it wasn't crowded. Plenty of parking...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

I have been to Savage Gulf, Foster Falls and Fiery Gizzard on multiple occasions. But finally got off the ledge in Savage Gulf and took the plunge into the gulf and back out Stone Door. I had the pleasure to have two cars after meeting...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful part of southeast Tennessee. Adventures in exploring the wilderness by foot, horse, or bike!

Thank Roadtrippin42
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Lisa-Ron S
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Response from shields1954 | Reviewed this property |
Haven't been up in a while. Hopefully you had a beautiful day with lots of water.
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Patrick K
10 January 2017|
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Response from shields1954 | Reviewed this property |
We were there last year in mid-March. At that time, the highs were in the upper 40's low 50's. Nights in the upper 30's. We started the day with toboggans, gloves, layers, etc then stripped as the hikes went on. Of course... More
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