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Scott County

Adrenaline Seekers

  • Bring your ATVs and dirtbikes and enjoy 300+ miles of the best OHV and dirtbike trails in the Eastern US! Gap Creek Cabins sit directly on the western edge of Brimstone Recreation Area™ and TWRA (Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency) which provide our guests with direct access to 50,000+ acres of natural wilderness. Follow the links above to obtain your riding permits.

  •  Take advantage of our proximity to the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (BSFNRRA) which encompasses 125,000 acres of scenic mountain gorges & sandstone bluffs protecting the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River. The park offers kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, and mountain biking (IMBA “EPIC” rated). 

  • Motorcycling enthusiasts can connect with hundreds of miles of scenic rides such as the Devil's Triangle and Aces & Eights and many more


Adventure Seekers

  • The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (BSFNRRA) also offers gorgeous hikes, horseback riding, swimming, wildlife, park ranger programs, and much more!

  • Experience the Victorian village of Historic Rugby established in the 1880s making it on of the first settlements in our area! 

  • Explore our roots by visiting the Museum of Scott County, designated as one of the ten most child-friendly destinations in Tennessee! This museum is truly one of kind in that it is located on the grounds of Scott High School and completely student run!

  • While you're visiting the Scott County Museum, dive into the U.S.S Tennessee Battleship Memorial Museum  located just next door! After surviving the attacks at Pearl Harbor, this impressive battleship fought in more battles than any other ship in WW2!  

  • Its rumored that ghosts still haunt the grounds at the Historic Scott Country Jailhouse. Make sure to visit for a daylight or after dark tour and escape room!

  • Hop right on the trails here at Gap Creek Cabins and find your way down to Petros, Tennessee where the Historic Brushy Mountain Penitentiary, Tennessee's first maximum security prison, now serves as a museum, restaurant, distillery, and home to the paranormal!

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