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Great Stone Door

Savage Gulf State Natural Area, TN
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Gorgeous! And A Little Bit Scary With Kids

Took my sons ages 10, 13 and 15 to the great stone door. It's a nice two mile loop through the... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2016
Franklin TN
Stone Door is a must see!

I have no clue why this attraction is only in the top 700 in Tennessee. It is in my top 20. If you... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
Adam R
Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

Took my sons ages 10, 13 and 15 to the great stone door. It's a nice two mile loop through the woods up to the bluffs. The bluffs are awesome. But I was also a nervous wreck as a parent. You are literally out on...More

1  Thank JackBoone
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have no clue why this attraction is only in the top 700 in Tennessee. It is in my top 20. If you enjoy the outdoors and hiking then Stone Door is a must. I have been to MOST of the larger state parks in...More

1  Thank Adam R
Reviewed April 6, 2016

You'd swear you were walking through something out of Lord of the Rings or some of fantasy story. The hike to the Stone Door wasn't bad at all. It's about a mile there and back. At the beginning, there is a short loop that leads...More

1  Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

A couple of friends and I came out to the park to do some light hiking; I'm not sure you could find a better view in Tennessee. You almost get a sense of vertigo when looking out over the Gulf and seeing all these trees,...More

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed November 11, 2015

I brought my family here to hike on a cool fall day. It's an easy hike in and out to the Stone Door - total distance less than 2 miles. No rugged terrain. Small children were able to pull it off without trouble. The reward...More

1  Thank Cris C
Reviewed September 21, 2015

This State Park is an incredible place for nature lovers and hikers who enjoy medium too difficult trails. Fortunately, the trail to the stone door is mostly paved so it is very easy to navigate even for children. An added bonus to the stone door...More

Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Have been going to Stone door/Savage Gulf area for over twenty years and I have to say it's one of my favorite places to get away from it all.

Thank cox_randall
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Essentially the Great Stone Door is two huge, I mean massive, rocks that have stone steps leading down between them. It's pretty neat, but what really makes it worth the mile hike are the bluffs that surround the "door" and the breathtaking views they provide....More

1  Thank Lance G
Reviewed July 27, 2015

Came to the area from Nashville to spend the day. This was a nice hike with a fairly easy trail. The views were beautiful and we kept saying how we must return and do this hike in the fall! The trip down the stone stairs...More

Thank vls2i
Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I have enjoyed this area for some time. It is always clean and staff is friendly. The trail is easy to moderate depending which trail you take. Wonderful views for not a lot of work. Primitive camping area is nice, clean, and has an outhouse....More

Thank Jeff D
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