Savage Gulf

To access Stone Door Ranger Station (Stone Door, Laural Falls Loop, Big Creek Rim Trail, Big Creek Gorge Trail) continue north on 56 through Altamont and Beersheba Springs to reach Stone Door Ranger Station. Before entering Beersheba Springs, you will see the entrance to Greeter Falls (Greeter Falls Loop Trail, Greeter Trail and Alum Gap Camp area). Note: There is no overnight parking at Greeter Trail Parking lot. Continue to Beersheba Springs, try a bite to eat at Oak Market and Cafe, where they stay open till the last customer is served. Ralph is always ready for a good game of pool, and Betty Sue serves up a county fare with sweet tea and a smile.

Stone DoorJust past Beersheba Springs Market (closest place for ice), where the slogan is If we don't have it, you don't need it., you come to a sign indicating to turn right to Stone Door Ranger Station. Follow this road into the park. Hikers and campers must register at the Ranger Station.

To access Savage Ranger Station (North Rim Trial, Hobbs Cabin, South Rim Trail, Savage Day Loop, Stage Coach Camp and Savage Falls Camp., Take TN 56 to TN 108. At 108 turn right (south) on 108 through Gruetli Laager to TN 399. Turn left, Savage Ranger Station about 4 miles on left. (Right-Stonedoor)

To access Collins Gulf (Collins Gulf Trail, Stage Coach Road Historic Trail, Collins East Camp. Collins West Camp, Sawmill Camp), Take TN 56 to TN 108. At 108 turn right (south) on 108 to Gruetli Laager. Turn left on 55th St., Collins Gulf parking area is about 4 miles on left


Last Modified 4/17/17

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Savage Gulf
Route 1, Box 2196
Monteagle , TN 37356
Stone Door: 931-692-3887
Savage Gulf: 931-779-353

Getting There

The Savage Gulf is located in central Tennessee in South Cumberland Mountains. It can be accessed from interstate 24 at the Monteagle, Tenn exit 127. Take TN 50 to TN 56, through Altamont to junction of TN 108. Directions


$8.00 site fee. These campsites are located within designated back country campgrounds. Reservations and more camping information can be found online.

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