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Pickett CCC Memorial State Park

 Pickett CCC Memorial State Park lies within the 19,200-acre Pickett State Forest, and is adjacent to the massive 120,000 acre Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. In 1933, the Stearns Coal and Lumber Company donated nearly 12,000 acres of land to the State of Tennessee to be developed as a forest recreational area. […]

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Sgt. Alvin C. York State Park

Sergeant Alvin C. York Historic Park is located nine miles north of Jamestown and pays tribute to Sgt. Alvin C. York, one of the most decorated soldiers of World War I. The park contains the farm and gristmill once owned by York who lived in the Pall Mall area for most of his life. Along […]

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Trail Riding

The Trail Rider – In north central Tennessee and southeastern Kentucky, there’s fabulous riding in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (BSF), which is under the auspices of the National Park Service. A multi-recreational area comprised of 125,000 acres in the Cumberland Plateau, BSF offers more than 180 miles of well-maintained, well-marked riding […]

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York General Store

York General Store is a reproduction of the store operated by WWI hero, Sgt. Alvin C. York. It is the visitor center for York State Park and offers a deli and snacks, a free orientation video, souvenirs, antiques and gifts. Free tours of Pall Mall attractions spotlighting WWI’s greatest American Hero, Sgt. Alvin. C. York, […]

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Colditz Cove

    Colditz Cove is one of Tennessee’s newest natural areas. It is characterized by high bluffs, rugged gorges, lush rhododendron, large trees and a beautiful waterfall. Colditz Cove is a 165-acre natural area located approximately two miles east of Allardt, Tennessee, in Fentress County. An impressive feature is Northrup Falls. This is one of […]

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Ye Ole Jail

  Constructed from local sandstone, this was the county’s second jail. The building was used as a jail from 1900-1979. Original cells are intact. Displays depict time period jail was in use. Ye Olde Jail now houses the Chamber of Commerce.

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Forbus General Store

The Forbus General Store was built by W. M. Johnson in 1892, and was operated by Johnson until his death in 1941. At one time, the store included a gas-powered gristmill, a blacksmith shop, and several granaries, but only the store stands today. The store purchased produce and furs from local residents, and at one […]

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Highland Manor Winery

Highland Manor, Tennessee’s oldest winery, is known for producing fine handcrafted wines. The English Tudor building and classic cellar are evidence that tradition runs deep at Highland Manor. While traditions are important, it is also important to recognize progress in the wine making equipment. Therefore, Highland Manor uses all stainless steel equipment insuring production of […]

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Big South Fork

Encompassing 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries. The area boasts miles of scenic gorges and sandstone bluffs, is rich with natural and historic features and has been developed to provide visitors with a wide […]

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