Monteagle is in the Cumberland Plateau region of southeastern Tennessee, and a short drive from Chattanooga. There's plenty to do in and around the area of Monteagle in the way of hikes and appreciating nature.
Top things to do in Monteagle include a trip to the 17-mile Fiery Gizzard Trail. This hiking trail will lead trekkers to waterfalls and natural springs, not to mention a few great scenic overlooks. In the Grundy Forest Natural Area adventurers can see some incredible waterfalls, cascades, deep pools, and enjoy the peaceful scenery. Monteagle itself is a small town with a few interesting little shops and attractions like the Amish Hippie antique store, a pottery store, and Monteagle Winery. The winery will reward trekkers after a long hike with wine tastings including blackberry, strawberry, and cranberry wines.
Come during Spring, late summer, or early fall for the best of nature.