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South Cumberland State Park

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Monteagle, Tennessee, 37356

+1 888-867-2757

About South Cumberland State Park

South Cumberland State Park

The South Cumberland State Park is located within four different Tennessee counties: Grundy, Franklin, Marion and Sequatchie. The park is composed of approximately 30,845 acres in nine separate areas and boasts some of the best hiking and backcountry camping in the region. 

The South Cumberland State Park is approximately 30 minutes from Tims Ford Lake.

South Cumberland State Park

South Cumberland State Park Hiking Areas

  • The Fiery Gizzard Trail is 12.5 miles in one direction. Expect to see beautiful rock formations, cascading streams, waterfalls, rocky gorges, panoramic overlooks and lush woodlands This trail has been rated by Backpacker magazine as one of the Top 25 in the country

    South Cumberland State ParkThe Bridge Gets Washed Out Sometimes due to high water

  • The Savage Gulf and Stone Door areas of the park offer almost 55 miles of hiking trails.   The Stone Door gets its name from a crack in the cliff that runs from the top to the bottom that looks like a door left slightly open.

  • The Carter Natural Area is part of a unique 18,000-acre enclosed-valley sinkhole aptly named Lost Cove


Can You Camp At South Cumberland State Park?

Yes, the park offers 100 backcountry camping sites throughout the park.  And reservations are required for all of the sites.  Park maps can be found on the  

Company Details

Hours of Operation
See park office

Contact Information

Company Name
South Cumberland State Park
Phone Number
+1 888-867-2757
7608, 11745 US Hwy 41
Monteagle, Tennessee, 37356
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