Nearby Attractions & Other Items of Interest
MONTEAGLE (I-24, exit 134)
The Smoke House Music Room
SEWANEE (I-24, exit 134)
Want to learn more about all those amazing flowers, plants and trees you're seeing in the park? Visit the Sewanee Herbarium, on the campus of the University of the South in Sewanee, to see an amazing collection and get your questions answered. The Sewanee Herbarium is involved in education, research, and conservation. We acquire and maintain a collection of pressed and mounted plant specimens with emphasis on the Flora of the Sewanee Domain and the immediate four-county area in Tennessee. In addition, we are developing computer databases for species distribution information. Visit the Herbarium blog to make a request for a visit, and for directions and more info.
PELHAM (near I-24, exit 127)
Fiery Fungi Factory Tour
US Highway 41, Pelham, Tennessee
We are a gourmet and medicinal mushroom farm in Pelham, Tennessee.
Fiery Fungi produces gourmet, medicinal, and organic mushrooms.
Factory tours are available upon request. Visit our Facebook page:
TRACY CITY (Grundy Forest - Fiery Gizzard - Foster Falls area)
The Music Barn
1553 Pigeon Springs Rd, Tracy City, TN 37387
Open 10:00AM - 5:00PM
The South Cumberland Plateau's source for music-related supplies.
Grundy County Historical Society
465 Railroad Avenue, Tracy City, Tennessee 37387
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday - Friday; 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Saturday
The Grundy County Historical Society's Heritage Center is a library and research center containing thousands of books, maps and genealogical resources and a museum with permanent exhibits depicting themes of history that grew out of the plateau that have had national or international impact. http://grundycountyhistoricalsociety.com
ALTAMONT - GRUETLI LAAGER (just south of the Savage Gulf - Stone Door area)
The Swiss Historical Society
The Swiss Historical Society of Grundy County works to save an important piece of history by supporting the preservation of the Stoker-Stampfli Farm and its annual Celebration with the support of your ideas, donations, participation and volunteering. Together, we can make this place and event an even more significant part of the county and the Gruetli-Laager community.
Silver Bait Worm Factory
22785 TN Highway 108, Altamont, TN 37301
931-692-8001 Bruno Durant, proprietor.
As a worm farm, Silver Bait produces over 5000 cubic yards of worm castings per year. Worm castings are the organic matter broken down by worms. Rich in nutrients and minerals, wormcastings are used as potting soil. Tours available upon request. Learn more:
The Friends of South Cumberland has not evaluated nor accepts any responsibility for the information or services provided by these establishments. The information shown here is provided as a matter of convenience for park visitors, and to help promote locally-owned businesses near the park.