Frozen Head State Park
Located in the Cumberland Mountains, this 12,000+ acre park is a hikers paradise. There are over 80 miles of hiking trails ranging from easy to challenging and feature waterfalls, giant sandstone rock formations, bluffs, abundant wildlife and 14 mountain peaks over 3,000 feet in elevation. You can enjoy trout fishing at Flat Fork Creek, go horseback riding on 6.9 mile Jeep Road Trail, have a picnic lunch, or set up camp at one of the primitive or back country camp sites. There are planned activities throughout the summer as well as an amphitheatre, two volleyball courts, a basketball goal, and horseshoe pits and bike trails.
While in Wartburg, be sure to check out its many attractions. At the American Museum of Science and Energy, you can see the worlds largest energy exhibitions, hands-on displays, games and live demonstrations. The Childrens Museum of Oak Ridge has 7 hands-on galleries, live performances, exhibits and seminars. Other places of interest are the Bull Run Steam Plant, the Department of Energys Graphite Reactor, the International Friendship Bell, Melton Hill Dam & Lake, the Oak Ridge Art Center and the University of Tennessee Arboretum.
964 Flat Fork Rd, Wartburg, TN
Open: Daily- 8 am to sunset
Frozen Head State Park pictures by Brian Stansberry