TENNESSEE’S
CUMBERLAND
National Scenic Byway
From the Cumberland Gap to the Cumberland River – endless historical, natural, scenic, cultural, recreational and archaeological resources for all to enjoy.
LANDSCAPES
LOOKOUTS
& Stunning Vistas
FESTIVE
EVENTS
Along The Way
GETTING TO
THE BYWAY
Directions

EXPLORE

A Hidden
Frontier

The Cumberland National Scenic Byway provides a glimpse into a hidden frontier – a glimpse that acknowledges the multitude of intrinsic qualities and resources that make the Upper Cumberland Region a true hidden frontier. In the spirit of the renowned landscape geographer John Brinckerhoff Jackson, the Byway is more than simply a path that connects places within the landscape.

Groups

Take a road trip with your family or adventure group.

Events

Join us for music and much more along the Byway.

About the Byway

Learn about the Cumberland National Scenic Byway’s story and rich history.

Byway Counties

Familiarize yourself with the fun and beautiful resources found in eight counties.

Byway Landscapes

Explore scenic landscapes, natural attractions and recreational opportunities.

Great for Groups

Take an exciting road trip with your family or adventure group.

SCENIC

Historic Sites,
Lookouts &
Landscapes

The Byway links a series of views to rural historic landscapes that are evocative of the pioneer era and frontier culture.

BYWAY ROUTE

A Destination

The road that runs through the Cumberland National Scenic Byway, as it is experienced today, is much more than just a connection between the Cumberland Gap and the Cumberland River – it is a destination in its own right.

MUSIC & FUN

EVENTS ALONG
THE WAY