Adventures in the Cumberland Mountains
Tennessee has everything vacationers love – waterfalls, golf, scenery, race cars, museums, and outdoor adventures. So hop in the car – Deer Run RV Resort is close to everything. Today’s adventure begins now!
Plunging 110 feet over sandstone rocks, the rushing water of Ozone Falls creates a fine mist when it plummets into the rock-strewn pool below. The natural beauty of the waterfall made it a natural choice as the setting for some scenes in the move, The Jungle Book.
Cumberland Mountain State Park
Ever since 1938, scenic Cumberland Mountain Park has provided all sorts of recreational opportunities, including mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, and sight-seeing within its 1720 acres. Enjoy your visit, Camper! This park has a golf course, restaurant, and gift shops too!
Fall Creek Falls State Park
You’ll be awestruck by the cascade that gives this park its name. At 256 feet, Fall Creek Falls is the highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains. Explore the gorges and forests of the park to find Piney Falls, Cane Creek Falls, and Cane Creek Cascades. It’s a natural Paradise.
Watts Bar Lake
Enjoy fishing, boating, jet skiing, tubing, and every sort of watersport at Watts Bar Lake. Its 700 miles of shoreline are full of restaurants and marinas and its mild climate makes the lake open and accessible year-round.
Virgin Falls Trail
A strenuous hike with a real payoff for waterfall-lovers. View a stunning cascade that emerges from a cave at the top, then drops from a 110 foot cliff before disappearing into another cave below. Allow 5-9 hours for this 8.7 mile out & back trail. Leashed dogs are welcome.
Catoosa Wildlife Management Area
Go backpacking and whitewater rafting in the vast 82,000 acres of Catoosa WMA. The legendary Cumberland Trail passes through Catoosa, where its hardwood forests are home to deer, wild turkeys, wild boar, foxes, squirrels, and countless birds and fish.
Folks who love racing, love Crossville Speedway. It is a 1/3-mile, high-banked dirt oval located northwest of downtown Crossville. Racing action takes place every Friday night, with the exception of a rain-out or a special event. Grandstand gates open at 5pm, pit gates at 4pm. Hot laps begin at 7pm.
Ever since 1938, the Historic Palace Theatre has offered live entertainment, including comedy, country music, blues, talent shows, bluegrass, and rock. Click the link to see the current line-up of talent.
Upper Cumberland Bigfoot Festival
Sasquatch! Man or myth? Visit the Annual Upper Cumberland Bigfoot Festival and draw your own conclusions. Just FYI…There have been 3 Sasquatch sightings in Cumberland County since 1970!
Military Memorial Museum
Begun in 2002 with only 110 items, veterans and local historians have amassed a collection of more than 5000 artifacts from the Civil War, right up through the Spanish American War, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and more recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Visit this fascinating museum to discover our country’s history.
The Cumberland County Playhouse
Live theatre in Crossville! Combining a resident professional company with more than 100 visiting actors, the Playhouse offers nearly 500 performances every year. Click the link to see the schedule.
Hungry? Find great restaurants in Crossville!
American food, pizza, Mexican, seafood, steaks, Italian, and BBQ. Try them all.
Golf in Crossville
Located on the beautiful Cumberland Plateau, the Fairfield Glade and Crossville area is known as The Golf Capital of Tennessee. The naturally occurring hills, lakes, and scenery create memorable layouts for numerous golf courses. It’s easy to see why over half a million rounds of golf were played here last year and why that number continues to rise.
Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain
Designed by Jack Nicklaus, Bear Trace is a par 72 public golf course that features the brooks and pines of Tennessee, driving range, snack bar, club rental, and lessons.
Lake Tansi Resort Golf Course
Enjoy year-round play at this lush 18-hole championship golf course. Golf Advisor ranks it as one of the Top 10 in Tennessee!
With rolling, tree-lined fairways, plenty of water, several doglegs, and bent grass greens, Druid Hills is a true test of golf. Druid Hills Golf Club is open to members, guests, and the general public. Visit the Pro Shop!
Rockwood Golf and Country Club
The public is welcome at this 9-hole course with Bermuda grass greens, paved cart path, and Clubhouse Bar & Grill.
Bring your family, bring your dog, bring your boat, bring your golf clubs – everything you’ve ever wanted in a vacation is at Deer Run RV Resort in Crossville.