Top Adventures in Gruetli-Laager

  • Hike to Suter and Horsepound Falls

    Located in South Cumberland State Park in the Savage Gulf section, this is a somewhat difficult 5 mile out-and-back viewing two waterfalls, cascades, creeks, rock shelters, and high bluffs. 2 miles past Suter Falls you'll come to Horsepound Falls,...

    6 miles 1794 ft gain

  • Hike to Stone Door and Alum Gap Campground

    This is a fun and easy overnight trip that is good for all ages. Start at the Stone Door Ranger Station which has plenty of parking and public restrooms as well. Follow the signs to the Stone Door Trailhead and in a short 0.8 miles you'll arrive a...

    6.8 miles 825 ft gain

  • Hike the North Plateau-North Rim Loop at Savage Gulf

    From the Savage Ranger Station, take the Savage Day Loop for roughly 2.2 miles until you reach the junction. From there take the North Plateau trail and return on the North Rim trail. The elevation gain on this trail is rather gradual and and subt...

    14.7 miles 2483 ft gain

  • Hike to Savage Falls

    Savage Gulf Natural Area has more than 50 miles of trails, so be sure to start this adventure from the Savage Gulf Ranger Station entrance. To the right of the building, you'll find the trailhead for the Savage Day Loop. There, you can begin the 1...

    3.6 miles

  • Hike the Falls Loop Trail in South Cumberland State Park

    Nestled in the Savage Gulf State Natural Area, the popular Falls Loop Trail begins across from the Greeter Falls parking lot. At 0.4 miles into the hike you'll reach a fork in the trail, take the left route towards Boardtree Falls. Right before re...

    3.2 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike to Greeter Falls

    An easy, yet extremely beautiful and well marked drive leads to a pretty sizable parking lot at the trailhead. There are multiple trails to hike, depending on how much time you have or how long you want to hike. This particular trail makes for a p...

    1.8 miles 250 ft gain

  • Hike to Sycamore Falls

    Sycamore Falls is located in the Fiery Gizzard region of South Cumberland State Park. The trailhead is located just past Tracy City Elementary School on Fiery Gizzard Road. There is a large parking lot with restrooms at the trailhead. Start your...

    3.2 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike the Fiery Gizzard Trail

    Start this journey from the Grundy Forest Trailhead, where you will quickly begin a decent along the Little Fiery Gizzard Creek. At the 0.7-mile split, be sure to turn left and cross the bridge to stay on the Fiery Gizzard Trail. For the next 0.8-...

    13.5 miles

  • Hike to Foster Falls

    Foster Falls State Park is part of the South Cumberland State Park system. A short 45 minute drive from Chattanooga, Foster Falls boasts a stunning 60 foot waterfall that is worth visiting during any season of the year. The trailhead for this 2 mi...

    2 miles

  • Climb Gravity Boots and After Burner

    Foster Falls State Park is a sport climber's paradise, with most climbs tailored to advanced and expert climbers. Gravity Boots and After Burner are two climbs found on the Rocket Slab which is a standalone piece of rock to the left of the Sanfor...

  • Climb at Foster Falls SP

    Foster Falls will suit any climber. A novice climber can find routes here, and an expert can find new and exciting projects. There are a few camping sites near the climbing area. Father Adams which is a primitive spot, and Foster Falls campground ...

    4.5 miles

  • Hike to Bridal Veil Falls in Sewanee, TN

    Great short hike. Hard to find trail head, it is not marked at the parking area or where you leave the road.  Put in your gps the coordinate spot tagged above off Clara Point Rd. To get to the trailhead, you have to cross the road from small parki...

    1.5 miles 387 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Tracy City, Tennessee

      Cove Creek Bluff Site

      A short hike to a bluff site. Located next to a waterfall with amazing sunrise views.

      From $35/night

    • Dunlap, Tennessee

      The Bird House

      The Bird House is a comfortable two-bedroom / 2 bath house with a fully equipped kitchen. "quiet" and "peaceful" and "clean" are the words used repeatedly to describe it. It comes with Apple TV: Hu...

      From $79/night

    • Dunlap, Tennessee

      Glamping At Deer Camp

      This is a complete glamping experience! Think tiny house. The cabin is 12'x12' studio and every piece of furniture has been specifically chosen for your experience. It is cozy! Besides the comfy qu...

      From $147.50/night

    • Manchester, Tennessee

      Manchester Koa

    • McDonald, Tennessee

      Chattanooga North / Cleveland Koa

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