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South Cumberland State Park

11745 US 41, Monteagle, TN 37356-7609
+1 931-924-2980
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wrong picture for this location

You are looking at a picture from Foster Falls Park in Sequatchie, on the mountain. That is why the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fores000
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Jasper, Tennessee
The colors of fall on a beautiful little hike

Not far off of 24 this is a beautiful place to take a short hike, get out of the car and stretch... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
fizzy1991
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Miles of trails and scenic areas.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“foster falls” (10 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 2 weeks ago

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
Tennessee S, Tennessee State Parks Central Office at South Cumberland State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Beto71
Tennessee S, Tennessee State Parks Central Office at South Cumberland State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 17 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

Thank TripMomof1
Reviewed 11 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

Thank WildHaireHiking
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
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We have hiked this trail 3 or 4 times now. Love it. Start by hiking down some narrow rocks - requires concentration and some experience. But when you get to the bottom, the waterfall is magnificent. (If you want to just see the waterfall, you...More

Thank shields1954
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Me and some friends started from Fiery Gizzard Rd near the elementary school and we hiked 1.5 miles along a beautiful creek before we arrived at the rocky area which was a 3 mile hike to the intersection of Raven's Point and the Dog Hole...More

Thank Shannon20100
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We enjoyed meeting the ranger at the welcome center on highway 41. He gave us a great tour on the 3-d map of the entire park and then recommended a 2 mile hike based on our request to see waterfalls. Although it is extremely dry,...More

Thank Fran H
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Lisa-Ron S
2 April 2017|
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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
11 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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