Park Educator Guide
Frozen Head State Park and Natural Area offers several educational opportunities by means of exciting, relatable, and hands-on experiences. These programs provide an experience that not only engages and educates students but also inspires them.
Built in 1814, the Stonecipher-Kelly house is an important historic landmark of Morgan County. The house was one of the very first European homesteads in the area, and today it is the oldest standing home in Morgan County. Ranger-led tours are available on a near monthly basis. To find the next tour, visit the event calendar.
The Audubon Society recognizes Frozen Head as part of the South Cumberland Mountains Important Bird Area. Important Bird Areas, or IBA’s are sites that provide essential habitat for one or more species of bird.
The park features over 50 miles of foot trails that meander by waterfalls, rock shelters and giant mountaintop cap rocks. A portion of the Cumberland Trail passes through the park.
The parks trail system is for hikers only but a nine mile fire road offers a great view of the park all while climbing to the parks high point.
Trail Length: 9 miles
Trail Rating: Advanced
Flat Fork Creek flows through the park and is stocked with Rainbow Trout each spring. Trout are only stocked February to March. Flat Fork Creek is seasonal and may run dry in the warmer months. Fishing is allowed from the Flat Fork turnaround to the park entrance. A TWRA trout stamp is required. The park does not rent boats, nor does it have a boat launch ramp.