The Cardinal's Nest



Spencer, TN is centrally located so it's easy to enjoy day trips to these major cities

  • 113 miles to Nashville
  • 102 miles to Knoxville
  • 72 miles to Chattanooga


​Blessed with an abundance of recreational opportunities, the area boasts numerous State Parks and State Natural Areas. Nature trails, fishing, swimming, boating, camping and other fun-filled activities are sure to delight the family. In less than an hour of driving, one can enjoy the wonder of:  

  • Fall Creek Falls State Park
  • ​​Hiking, Fishing, Kayaking @Fall Creek Falls
  • Zip Stream at Fall Creek Falls
  • Golf @ Fall Creek Falls
  • Cumberland Caverns
  • Bluegrass Underground @ Cumberland Caverns
  • Cumberland County Playhouse
  • Rock Island State Park
  • Burgess Falls State Park
  • Baker Mountain Farm -In Season

The links in the drop-down on the ATTRACTIONS & SHOPPING page will take you directly to the attraction websites.

Grocery Shopping

  • Wal-Mart Sparta, TN
  • Save-A-Lot Grocery Store Spencer or Pikeville, TN
  • Mennonite Community Spencer, TN Local Mennonite community sells garden goods and craft wares
  • Piggly Wiggly Pikeville, TN

Area Attractions & Shopping