Petros, Tennessee: Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary Team Field Report

9182 Hwy 116, Petros, TN
Take TN-62 east eight miles from Wartburg, or west eight miles from Oliver Springs. Turn north onto TN-116. Drive less than three miles. You'll see the prison entrance on the left.
Prison open April-Nov. daily 10:30-6:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Self-guided tour $16. Guided tour $25.
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Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary.

Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary

Former hard time prison-turned-tourist attraction. Visit the Hole, stand where the whipping post used to be, wander the cellblocks of this jail-of-horrors. Also: a real restaurant and a moonshine distillery. Report... [04/28/2019]

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Brushy Mountain Pen.

Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary

The food was good, clean bathrooms and beautiful scenery.

[Cozysocks, 07/15/2019]

... what more could you ask of a prison?

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