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Fort Mountian State Park Hiking Camping Biking

Chatsworth, GA 30705 (148.513 miles)

State Park in NW GA Ridge and Valley Country

Official Website: Fort Mountian State Park

Indian Mountain SP Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

143 State Park Circle, TN 37762 (150.300 miles)

Indian Mountain State Park is a multi-use facility in Campbell County near Tennessee's northern border. In addition to providing camping and recreation opportunities, the 200-acre park is unique in that it was developed on reclaimed strip mine land. Park visitors can enjoy fishing at the two small lakes, picnicking, camping, and two walking trails. Park visitors have the opportunity to view a variety of wildlife.

Official Website: Indian Mountain SP

Scott State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Jamestown, TN 37766 (151.482 miles)

The Forest is located in northeastern Tennessee, in Scott and Fentress Counties. It is completely surrounded by the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Some land was purchased by the State, but the main portion of the Forest was acquired by the State at a tax delinquent sale in 1938. The Forest is unique in the system in that it is completely surrounded by the Big South Fork National River and recreation Area.

Official Website: Scott State Forest

Hatchie NWR Fishing Hunting Boating

South Stanton, TN 38069 (151.777 miles)

Hatchie NWR includes 11,556 acres along the Scenic Hatchie River and is located about four miles south of Brownsville, Tennessee. The refuge was established in 1964, primarily to provide habitat (food, water and shelter) for migrating and wintering waterfowl.

Official Website: Hatchie NWR

Cedar Creek Lake WMA Fishing Hunting

Crab Orchard, KY 40419 (152.947 miles)

Approximately 400 acres are forested and 400 acres are in an open condition. Elevations range from 880 to 1,00 feet above sea level. Good to moderate populations of squirrel, rabbits and songbirds exist on the area. Good to moderate numbers of waterfowl use the lake during spring and fall migration. The area is open under statewide regulations for small game and waterfowl but is not open to modern gun deer season.. See the Fall Hunting and Trapping Guide for additional information concerning hunting seasons

Official Website: Cedar Creek Lake WMA

Rolleigh Peterson State Forest

Louisville, KY 40299 (154.429 miles)

The Rolleigh Peterson Educational Forest consists of 98 acres located in eastern Jefferson County. Public access will be limited to periodic guided tours. No fishing, hunting or off-road vehicles will be permitted at any time

Official Website: Rolleigh Peterson State Forest

House Mountain SP Hiking

Knox County Department of Parks and Recreation, TN 37919 (155.817 miles)

House Mountain is a 500-acre natural area located in Knox County approximately eight miles from Knoxville. It is cooperatively managed under a lease agreement with the State by the Knox County Department of Parks and Recreation. The 2,100-foot crest of House Mountain provides significant vistas where visitors may scan the parallel ranges of the Unakas and Cumberlands some 30 miles away, or look northeast at the adjacent Clinch Mountain, and across the valley where the Trail of the Lonesome Pine may some day lead north into Virginia.

Official Website: House Mountain SP

John Tully State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Greeneville, TN 38063 (157.077 miles)

John Tully State Forest, acquired on August 29, 2002, was formed from part of a substantial tract of prime forestland and wildlife habitat acquired from Anderson-Tully, a Memphis-based timber manage-ment and lumber company. Funding was provided by a joint effort of the State of Tennessee, the USDA Forest Service's Forest Legacy program, the Nature Conservancy, and various other private sources including the National Wild Turkey Federation, Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation and Wildlife Forever, Inc. John Tully State Forest had been owned by the Anderson-Tully Corporation since 1902, with timber production as the primary objective. Almost the entire state forest area was harvested extensively in the years immediately prior to purchase by the state. In addition, the property has been managed for years by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) as a wildlife management area. As the only state forest representing western Tennessee's physiogeographic region, it is covered in Mississippi River alluvial bottomland hardwoods and holds some of the state's best hunting and fishing lands. It is only the second state forest established in the last half-century.

Official Website: John Tully State Forest

Chickasaw NWR Fishing Hunting

Ripley, TN 38063 (157.077 miles)

Established August 5, 1985, Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge lies in the Lower Mississippi River floodplain along the Chickasaw Bluff in western Tennessee. Chickasaw NWR currently encompasses 25,006 acres and includes the largest block of bottomland hardwood forest in Tennessee. Chickasaw NWR and adjacent lands are known to be important wintering and stop-over areas for a large portion of the Mississippi Flyway mallard population. Under optimum conditions, peak waterfowl numbers may exceed 250,000 including black ducks, gadwall, pintail, teal, wigeon, wood duck, ring-necked duck, and hooded merganser.

Official Website: Chickasaw NWR

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Corbin, KY 40701 (157.235 miles)

The solid hemlock beams and knotty pine paneling complement the massive stone fireplaces in historic DuPont Lodge. Fifty-one rooms offer beautiful views and full amenities including interior corridors. All rooms totally renovated in 2006. Relax on the beautiful, large observation deck overlooking the Cumberland River winding thru the hillside. It provides a spectacular spot for a wedding. Open year-round. Rooms are available by late afternoon. Check-out by noon, Eastern Time. Pets are not allowed (with the exception of service dogs).

Official Website: Cumberland Falls State Resort Park