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South Central Tennessee
Tourism Association
Rene Lance, Executive Director
3780 Franklin Pike
Lewisburg, TN 37091
Phone: (931) 993-3286

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South Central Tennessee Tourism - Scenic Trails

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Stillhouse Hollow Falls is a 90-acre state natural area located approximately 21 miles southwest of Columbia and three miles northeast of Summertown off Hwy US 43. The natural area parking area is on the right once you have passed over the Judge Workman Bridge. It is about three miles northeast of Summertown on Hwy 43 on the left just before the bridge. The natural area is on the Western Highland Rim in the Duck River watershed. The geology of this region createsscenic natural features such asseeps, flat shale-bottom streams, and waterfalls, both small and large.

na stillhouse1The natural area is named for its most significant feature, Stillhouse Hollow Falls, which can be seen by walking approximately 2/3 of a mile along the Stillhouse Hollow Falls trail. The trail crosses an unnamed tributary that forms small scenic cascades before plunging approximately 75 feet over the falls. A deep hollow is formed below the falls that is surrounded by steep slopes where wet-weather springs emerge contributing to a rich habitat supporting a colorful spring wildflower display of trillium, spiderwort, wild geranium, phlox and many other species.

The beginning of the trail to the falls passes by a showy shrub layer of oak-leaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia), Alabama azalea (Rhododendron alabamense), deerberry and downy mock-orange (Philadelphus pubescens). 

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*Note: Mail Jack GeoTour passports to: 3780 Franklin Pike, Lewisburg, TN  37091 or feel free to scan them in and email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Thank you for participating.


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Welcome to the Jack Trail GeoTour, a tourism initiative created in partnership with Tennessee Tourism, the South Central Tennessee Tourism Association, and the local community and Chambers of commerce, which uses the game of Geocaching to encourage geotourism in Middle Tennessee.

Geocaching is a free real-world outdoor treasure hunt. Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using a smartphone or GPS and can then share their experiences online. This large community often travels long distances to hunt desirable geocaches, especially those along GeoTours.

GeoTours are a series of geocaches engagingly tied together by a common theme, such as the history of a given area or region. There is no fixed itinerary, like on a traditional trail, but rather a series of points of interest in a self-guided, goal-oriented plan. 

The official Jack Trail GeoTour Passport functions as a logbook for you to track your progress as you  hunt specially placed geocaches along the tour. This passport lets you record “code words” in the geocaches you find in order to qualify for the Jack Trail GeoTour geocoins.

The Jack Trail Geocoin is a special coin created to reward cachers who complete the GeoTour, by collecting points for finding these specific geocaches and eating and lodging with our Trail Partners. Each Geocoin is trackable on 


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Natchez Trace Parkway is a beautiful, scenic and educational parkway that runs thru Wayne County  where you can stop at the Collinwood Welcome Center to find out all the loverly places in the area to eat, shop, fish, relax, play golf etc.   Then you can get back on the Trace head up the road to milepost 385.9 and you can get off and camp, picnic, visit the Meriwether Lewis Park and Monument, hike some trails, enjoy a winery, visit some shops or eat some more.  We have plenty of trails and sites for you to visit along your way, so take a ride down the Natchez Trace Parkway and stop in our area you will be glad you did.
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Treasures and More on Highway 64 - Start in any of the following counties - Wayne, Lawrence, Giles, Lincoln or Franklin and travel David Crockett Parkway (Highway 64) for over 100 sites / places to see, eat, sleep and enjoy.
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Southport Saltpeter Cave located at 2171 Mack Benderman Road, Culleoka, TN  37451.  One of the largest in Middle, Tennessee. During Civil War it was mined for nitrate to use in making gun powder.  Tours by appointment call 931-379-4404.
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Nature Trail Walks in Lewis County.  Devil's Backbone State Natural Area and Meriwether Lewis National Park on Natchez Trace Parkway.
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Jackson Falls located in Hickman County.  Come visit this Historic rest stop on the Natchez Trace Parkway near Shady Grove. If you are interested in waterfalls, you will want to take a short walk on the Fall Hollow Trail at milepost 391.9 off the Natchez Trace Parkway.  A five minute walk will take you to a viewing platform to see a small waterfall.  Those who are interested in continuing on will be rewarded with numerous small cascades.tall waterfall Fall Hollow for web

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Chickasaw Trace Park located on Santa Fe Pike, Columbia, TN.  Hiking trails in a wilderness setting as the trail winds around the Duck River bottomlands. Beautiful views and challenging paths.  For more information or directions call 931-375-6103.
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Baker's Bluff located in Hickman County - Scenic view along the Natchez Trace that overlooks the Duck River and farmland. The short but steep trail at milepost 404.7 takes visitors to views of Jackson Falls, making it one of the most popular walks along the parkway. After dropping down 900 feet in elevation on a paved trail, you will find yourself in a small gorge. Your return trip will be a bit more strenuous, but well worth the effort. There are picnic tables at the trailhead, as well as a short trail to Baker Bluff Overlook.Baker Bluff NTPW

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