Jackson County Attractions
Cummins Falls was recently dedicated as the 54th State Park in Tennessee. It cascades 50 feet into one of the best swimming holes in the southeast. The hiking to the base of the falls was previously quite risky and mostly accessible to a younger more adventurous crowd, but work is currenlty underway to make this swimming hole and the falls accessible to all.
The Cordell Hull Wildlife Management Area contains over 25,000 acres of hunting and fishing lands that surround the Cordell Hull Lake and includes the Cordell Hull Refuge. Camping is available at the Corps of Engineers Roaring River Campground.
The Roaring River Recreation Area has over 12,000 acres owned by the US Army Corps of Engineers and is a great place for hiking, swimming, boating, hunting, and fishing. The park is located on the Cordell Hull Lake, named after the famous Father of the United Nations that was born and raised nearby.
The Granville Museum tells the story of the riverboat town of Granville, Tennessee. The museum contains a great pictorial display of every aspect of the history of Granville. Many historical items from homes, businesses, schools and the community are on display. The museum features a military, school and music room and a room with furnishings depicting a home in the early 1900's.
Cancer treatment, love potion, writing ink...breakfast: the Poke Sallet weed has had many uses throughout the centuries to those that lived in the Cumberlands. Gainesboro has a long history of celebrating our southern heritage by paying tribute to this unique aspect of our local cultural cuisine with cultural activities and local music.
Granville Heritage Day is a festival that brings locals and visitors together to celebrate local heritage of this small Tennessee town along the banks of the Cumberland River. An anitqiue tractor and car show, bluegrass music, and a varitety of food vendors make this a very popular small town festival.
Enjoy a fine dining quality lunch with an easterly view from an overlook above the Cumberland River near Gainsboro, TN. They serve specialty sandwiches, soupls, salads, and plates for lunch between 10:30am - 1:30pm Tuesday thru Friday. Check them out and let us know what you think.
Country cooking outside Cookeville, Tennessee. More information coming soon!
Sher-A-Den is a Bed and Breakfast in Gainsboro,TN. There is currenlty no detailed information available on this listing and we would love someone to contact us and give us a review or description with pictures.