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South Cumberland State Park

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South Cumberland State Park

South Cumberland State Park
South Cumberland State Park points of interest. Clockwise: Greeter Falls, the trail down Stone Door, Laurel Gulf Overlook, Stone Door Scenic Overlook.
Type Tennessee State Park
Location Franklin, Grundy, Marion and Sequatchie counties
Area 20,435 acres (82.70 km2)

South Cumberland State Park is a state park in the Middle Tennessee and southeast portions of Tennessee on the Cumberland Plateau.

The park is one of Tennessee's newer state parks. It is a collection of several areas in four counties. Distinct areas contained within the park include:

  • Savage Gulf State Natural Area
  • Stone Door
  • Grundy Forest State Natural Area
  • Grundy Lakes State Natural Area
  • Hawkins Cove State Natural Area
  • Mr. and Mrs. Larry Lee Carter State Natural Area

Crossing in and out of the park's various sections, the Fiery Gizzard Trail is renowned for its beauty and diversity.[1]

See also

External links

  • Tennessee State Parks - South Cumberland State Park
  • Tennessee Natural Areas - Savage Gulf
  • Tennessee Natural Areas - Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lee Carter Natural Area
  • Tennessee Natural Areas - Grundy Forest
  • Tennessee Natural Areas - Hawkins Cove
  • Friends of South Cumberland State Recreation Area


  1. ^ "Fiery Gizzard Trail: Difficult but interesting overnight trail along Fiery Creek Gorge". Secret Falls. Retrieved May 6, 2012. 

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