Please exercise extreme caution, plan your trip, and do not continue (& turn back) if you lose site of the trail or blazes.
11-30-2020: Tank Springs Shelter (No Longer Exists) | A fire has destroyed the Tank Springs Shelter in Campbell County roughly 3 miles south of the Tank Springs Trailhead in LaFollette towards the Devil's Racetrack in Caryville - a roughly 11-mile stretch.
9-15-2020:Nemo Bridge to Break-A-Way Bluff | This segment of trail has continuous maintenance issues due to its topography – staff are working in the area but blowdowns & other issues are common even after recent cleanings. Please exercise extreme caution, plan your trip, and do not continue (please turn back) if you lose site of the trail or blazes. If you see issues report them at email@example.com or 423-566-2229 (M-F 8am – 4:30pm ET).
08-25-2020:The Suck Creek Bridge off Hwy 27 (near Mushroom Rock) in Prentice Cooper State Forest is washed out. Staff is looking at possible options with an indefinite timetable for repair at this time.”
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.
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.
Tennessee State Parks are open. Park hours may vary from normal operations in response to COVID-19. Certain parks or areas of parks may close if they reach capacity. Events may have limited capacity.
Please Note: Masks are required inside all state park facilities. For more information about this and other guidelines, please see our Keeping Visitors Healthy page to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.