South Cumberland State Park
This state park is located in southeastern Tennessee and is composed of several areas all sure to delight you and your family. The Carter State Natural Area is a 140 acre section where you can see the Lost Cove Caves. The Sewanee Natural Bridge is a 2 acre area with a sandstone arch which overlooks Lost Cove. At Foster Falls Small Wild Area has the largest quantity of water of all the falls in South Cumberland. You can also go hiking, picnicking and camping in the beautiful area.
The Great Stone Door offers a sensational panoramic view
and a unique 150 foot high rock formation above Big Creek
Gulf. The Savage Gulf State Natural Area has 70 miles of
hiking trails, back country camping and rock climbing as
you explore virgin timber, cliffs, caves and numerous waterfalls.
At Grundy Lake State Park you can go swimming, hiking,
and picnicking as well as see the Lone Rock Coke Ovens which
were operated in the late 1880ís. Also found in South Cumberland
State Park is Grundy Forest State Natural Area where the
12 foot high Sycamore Falls is at the bottom of Fiery Gizzard
Gorge and Chimney Rock. You can enjoy a picnic or hike the
Fiery Gizzard Hiking Trail as it winds around the mountain
to connect with Foster Falls Small Wild Area.
Hwy. 41, Monteagle
Open: Daily 7am- sunset
Foster Falls by Brent K. Moore