: Knoxville or Nashville
: Pool at Cumberland Mtn. State Park
: Bear Trace
: Cumberland Mountain State Park
The town was named Crossville because it is situated at the crossroads of several important highways to most places in Tennessee. Crossville is within a 1 to 2 hour drive to Knoxville, Nashville, and Chattanooga. It is a short drive to Watts Barr and Dale Hollow lakes, where Bass tournaments are frequently held. Fishing and boating are regular activities anytime. Crossville is also called 'The Golf Capital of Tennessee.' There are 12 golf courses located here. Cumberland County Playhouse, a community theater, is known worldwide. Both local and professional actors perform throughout the year. There are abundant opportunities for dining and shopping. Three wineries in the area offer outstanding Tennessee wines. The outlet mall in Crossville attracts crowds any day. A new ten theater movie features the latest films. Several State Parks and the Smoky Mountain National Park are nearby. A State Park within a mile offers swimming, boating, tennis, restaurant, hiking.