Justin P. WilsonCumberland Trail State Scenic Trail State Park

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Head of Sequatchie

Head of Sequatchie | Address: 270 Glyph Parkway, Pikeville, TN 37367 | Open: Everyday | Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm CST | Phone: 423-533-2928 | Directions: For detailed turn-by-turn directions please go to: http://www.friendsofthecumberlandtrail.org/directions-to-head-of-sequatchie-management-area/

The Head of Sequatchie is an area of the Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park admired for its serenity and beauty. Named for the headwaters of the Sequatchie River, the area boasts hiking, history, and pristine beauty serving as a snapshot of a time since passed.

Rock Climbing

Cumberland Trail State Park offers climbing at Black Mountain, Deep Creek and Laurel Snow. Please read all the information prior to your visit.


The Cumberland Trail includes a growing 210-mile network of access trails and side trails, connecting hikers with scenic and historic features along the main trail route. Day hiking and overnight camping are most popular at Laurel-Snow State Natural Area, North Chickamauga Creek Gorge State Natural Area, the "Three Gorges" segment, and Black Mountain.