With 13,000 acres of mountaintop campus to explore, we don’t want you to miss a thing! 

Find your way using our campus map or stop by the Office of Admission for directions. 

Bike the Mountain Goat Trail

Rent a bike at Woody's Bicycles located in the Sewanee Village, and explore one of the areas most popular multi-use trails. Feeling adventurous? Bike all 12 miles—spanning 7 towns and 3 counties!

Check out the Ralston Listening Library

Located on the second floor of DuPont Library, the William Ralston Listening Library is a state-of-the-art facility holding over 15,000 LPs and 20,000 compact discs, as well as rare scores and books about music. The listening room is equipped with high-fidelity streaming utilizing Qobuz and TIDAL through Roon. During your visit, you'll likely hear your favorite music like you've never heard it before.

Cheer on the Sewanee Tigers

Sewanee fields 24 intercollegiate varsity teams, is a member of the NCAA Division III, and competes in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA). Over 30 percent of the student body competes at the varsity level. Whether you're cheering the Tigers on to victory on the court, the field, or the pitch, don't forget to yell "Yea, Sewanee's Right!"

Eat Local

Area cafes, restaurants, and fine dining establishments make up a diverse set of dining options for visitors to campus. Review our local dining options.

Enjoy a World-Class Golfing Experience

The Course at Sewanee was renovated by Gil Hanse in 2013; Golf magazine's 2009 Architect of the Year. Complemented by the Sewanee Inn and a newly completed golf lodge, golfers and even those just out for a stroll are in for a treat. 

Experience the Greatest Show (Under) Earth

Known for its naturally-occurring subterranean amphitheater, The Caverns is a unique music venue situated at the base of the Cumberland Plateau in the Pelham Valley. This underground venue offers a one-of-a-kind experience for music enthusiasts. The Caverns is also open seven days a week for cave tours.

Explore the Village

Visiting the Mountain is incomplete without a visit the Sewanee Village. Locally owned restaurants and shops, outdoor concerts and events, as well as the University Bookstore are all right here. Support these business by shopping local!

Go For A Hike

The Domain is home to more than 50 miles of hiking trails. The signature Perimeter Trail, is a 20-mile loop that circles much of the Domain and provides a hiking experience unparalleled anywhere else in the region. With 13,000 acres, there are plenty to chose from, check out a few of our favorite hikes.

Relax at Lake Cheston

Lake Cheston is a favorite spot among students for swimming, fishing, and canoeing. If you'd rather sty on dry land, walk the trail that loops around the lake or relax on the beach. 

Shop at Mountain Outfitters

For twenty years, Mountain Outfitters has stood as the leading specialized outfitter for the Cumberland Plateau and its nearby regions. Whether you're passionate about camping, hiking, climbing, trail running, skiing, adventure racing, biking, caving, backpacking, or any other outdoor pursuit, you've discovered the perfect destination to meet all of your needs.

Take in a view from the top

Some might argue that a trip to Sewanee isn't complete without a visit to one of Sewanee's impressive overlooks. Green's View, the Memorial Cross, and Morgan's Steep, offer stunning views of the valley. You won't want to miss these spectacular views. Pick up a directional card in the Office of Admission. 

Visit the University Farm

Sustainability is a way of life at Sewanee. At the University Farm, you'll find high-tunnel greenhouses that house an organic garden and an aquaponic project, a flock of laying hens, beehives, and a herd of goats. It's a 15-minute walk from central campus–or 10 if you're hungry.

Walk through Abbo's Alley

With multiple entry points along University Avenue, Abbo's Alley offers a picturesque setting for a leisurely stroll. Walk along a creek, and discover bridges, a wooden gazebo, and an inlaid labyrinth. Stop by the Office of Admission for directions!