Area Attractions

Coke Ovens & Museum

The Historic Dunlap Coke Ovens Park is an 88-acre tree shaded park located in the heart of Sequatchie County, in Dunlap, Tennessee. Come explore the remains of 268 beehive coke ovens used in the early 1900’s to convert mountain coal into industrial coke, a product used to smelt iron ore. This wooded park, found at the base of the Cumberland Plateau in the beautiful Sequatchie Valley, is open daily for self-guided tours. Park restrooms are only open for reserved use of pavilions. Restrooms are also situated in Museum when it is open.

Fall Creek Falls State Park

Fall Creek Falls State Park is one of Tennessee’s largest and most visited state parks. The park encompasses more than 29,800 acres sprawled across the eastern top of the rugged Cumberland Plateau. Laced with cascades, gorges, waterfalls, streams and lush stands of virgin hardwood timber, the park beckons those who enjoy nature at her finest. Fall Creek Falls, at 256 feet, is one of the highest waterfalls in the eastern United States. Other waterfalls within the park include Piney Falls, Cane Creek Falls, and Cane Creek Cascades.

Wheeler’s Orchard & Vineyard

Wheeler’s Orchard & Vineyard sits atop Fredonia Mountain on the Cumberland Plateau, home to the world’s longest expanse of hardwood forest. Just one hour’s drive from downtown Chattanooga, our farm sits on 200 acres of gently rolling mountain terrain. We welcome visitors to stroll about the orchard and vineyard, enjoy the cool mountain air, and take in a panoramic view of beautiful fall colors in the surrounding mountain ridges that overlook the original orchard. Or pack a picnic lunch, spread a blanket on the hillside overlooking the lower orchard, and enjoy a lazy day in the country.

Flying Camp

Located in the Sequatchie Valley of TN. Seasonal operation from April to October with flying almost everyday. Professional pilots with many years of experience flying at the top end of the paragliding game and teaching for more then a decade around the world have found this location to establish their to share the wonders of flight with all who are interested in getting in the sky.

Tennessee Tree Toppers Club

The Tennessee Tree Toppers is a public-benefit non-profit organization of pilots and friends who work together to promote and preserve hang gliding and paragliding in the beautiful Sequatchie Valley of southeastern Tennessee. We are a registered chapter of the United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association, the national self-regulating body for our sport.

Coops Creek Commons / Valley Fest

Nestled in the heart of Dunlap, Tennessee in the beautiful Sequatchie County is a 17+ acre property known as Coops Creek Commons. The Commons, managed by Valley Fest, Inc., is ome to the music festival known as BTC Fiber Valley Fest which is held on the first weekend of May each year. Scattered on the property is nine holes of disc golf, the Valley Fest stage, and the Pickett Pavilion, all of which can be used by the community. At the south end of the property there is a large picnic pavilion, also free for community use, a waterwheel, and a covered bridge which is built upon an old railroad trestle that goes across Coops Creek and connects the property to the Coops Creek Greenway. Surrounding the property is a ¾ mile walking trail, adding more space for those walking the Greenway. The Commons is also host to other annual events such as the CASA Rodeo, Days of Yesteryear, and an annual Jeep Rally. For more information about using the Coops Creek Commons call Valley Fest, Inc. at (423)949-3883 or email at . For more information about BTC Fiber Valley Fest, go to

Harris Park Splash Pad

Harris Park Splash Pad, situated in Dunlap, Tennessee, is a popular recreational facility that offers a refreshing and family-friendly water play experience. This modern splash pad features an array of water jets, fountains, and interactive elements designed to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for children and families to cool off during the hot summer months. With its colorful and engaging water features, Harris Park Splash Pad is a great place for kids to have fun while staying cool, making it a beloved destination for local residents and visitors seeking a fun outdoor escape in Dunlap.

Sequatchie River Blueway (updating)

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