In support of Governor Lee’s Executive Order 23, we have made the difficult decision to close Tennessee State Parks. This closure is effective April 4, 2020 and running through April 14, 2020 Visit our Keeping Visitors Healthy page for more info.
Justin P. WilsonCumberland TrailState Scenic Trail State Park
Please exercise extreme caution while enjoying creek areas, including waterfalls. Water levels may change suddenly, running high and moving fast in many areas and posing increased safety risk. Maps and hiking planning info are available at www.cumberlandtrail.guide.
All Counties: All caves on lands managed by the Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail are closed to the public at this time due to White Nose Syndrome.
03-26-2020: Due to COVID-19 concerns - Laurel-Snow and North Chickamauga State Natural Areas are Open M-F 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. but are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. The new schedule goes into effect on Thursday, March 26, and will be in place until at least April 10.
Updated October 25, 2019: Trail Segment Closures
Trail South of the Devil’s Breakfast Table Trailhead - extending to the Daddy’s Creek Trailhead and RMA - remains incomplete and closed. The trail can be picked up again, to the south, at the Daddy’s Creek Trailhead.
For Immediate Updates: Visit our Interactive Map at www.cumberlandtrail.guide - follow our Facebook page or call our main office at 423-566-2229 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM ET.
In the interest of public health, Tennessee State Parks are cancelling all park-hosted events from March 16 to April 15, 2020. Parks remain open to visitors at this time. For more information about event cancellations and our efforts to protect visitors and staff, please visit our Keeping Visitors Healthy page.