Address and Phone:
198 County Road 52
Athens, TN 37303
Phone: (423) 745-4289
Toll Free: (800) 669-2005
Adults: $6.00; Seniors (55 or over): $5.00; Children under 18: $3.00; Children under 12 Free; Groups of 15 or more: $4.00; Season Passes Available
Hours Open to the Public:
April thru July
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Other days and times by appointment
Visit by appointment August thru March
Active Military, Group Discount, Senior Citizen Discount
Payment Types Accepted:
We accept most major credit cards through Paypal.
Beautiful gardens & forest welcome the visitor. Over 1,000 varieties of daylilies, dahlias, roses, hosta, iris, perennials, annuals, shrubs & trees & hundreds of hanging baskets and planters. Trails wind through terraced beds around a 2-acre lake & creek. Group of 15 or more may have lunch by reservation from April thru July. Group admission rates and perks for groups of 15 or more.
Sunshine Hollow, 160 acres of unspoiled Tennessee forest, is nestled in the Great Valley between the Smoky Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau about halfway between Knoxville and Chattanooga. Sunshine Hollow is a small Mom 'n Pop Tennessee agri-business operated by Dave and Vicki Rhyne with a few seasonal employees. The Sunshine Hollow Bakery specializes in pecan fruitcake and Woozy Cakes TM. We have a sales shop, an outdoor wedding site and a reception pavilion. The Gardens of Sunshine Hollow displays thousands of perennials (including daylilies, hosta, roses, dahlias, cannas and iris), numerous annuals, and various shrubs on more than 20 acres. Hundreds of varieties of Daylilies and Hosta are available for purchase at the Gardens with most also available to order online.
Take Exit 42 (Riceville Rd.) off I-75 between Knoxville and Chattanooga. Go west 4 miles to Rogers Creek Market. Just past the Market take the next left on C.R. 82. Go past Rogers Creek School and continue 3 miles to a large white building. Turn left in front of building on C.R. 52. Go one half mile and turn right into drive. There is a yellow Sunshine Hollow sign at each turn.
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Looking for a day of fun and frolic? Here's a quick list of nearby attractions that you may enjoy.
Date: Dec 7, 2013 - Dec 8, 2013
MainX24 Festival/24-hour festival
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Date: Dec 6, 2013 - Dec 8, 2013
Fall Creek Falls hosts Christmas on the Mountain
Location: Pikeville, TN
Date: Dec 8, 2013
South Cumberland hosts Greeter Falls Hike
Location: Monteagle, TN
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