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Grundy County is a crown jewel of the Cumberland Plateau, offering natural beauty at its best. It boasts a variety of majestic vistas, breath-taking bluffs and forests, along with several state parks. Grundy County contains much of the Fiery Gizzard Trail, renowned for scenic beauty and diversity. It is one of the top 25 hiking trails in the United States. The 12.5-mile trail offers scenic views, waterfalls, rock formations, and hemlock trees over 200 years old.
Grundy County was also the site of several saltpeter mines. Saltpeter is the main ingredient of gunpowder and was obtained by leaching the earth from several local caves. Fultz Saltpeter Cave, located in Fultz Cove, and Hubbard Saltpeter Cave, located in Hubbard Cove, were both significant operations. Woodlee Cave, located in Northcutts Cove, was also mined for saltpeter.