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Johnsonville State Historic Park Hiking Fishing

New Johnsonville, TN 37134 (67.200 miles)

Located off U.S. Hwy. 70, the park is named for Military Governor Andrew Johnson. This 600-acre park on the eastern side of Kentucky Lake overlooks the site of the Battle of Johnsonville. Interpretive tours are available. A six mile hiking trail leads the visitors throughout the park area. Hikers will pass by the historical portions of Johnsonville and the Union encampment including well-preserved redoubts, rifle pits, cemeteries, railroad turn-around, and home locations.

Official Website: Johnsonville State Historic Park

Nathan Bedford Forest SP Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Eva, TN 38333 (67.906 miles)

The park was named for General Nathan Bedford Forrest, the intrepid Confederate cavalry leader, who on November 4, 1864, attacked and destroyed the federal supply and munitions depot at (Old) Johnsonville at the mouth of Trace Creek. His operations were concentrated along the river in the vicinity of the park and the town of Eva. There are over 30 miles of hiking trails ranging in length from 1/2 mile to 20 miles and from easy to rugged. Trail maps are available at the park office and museum.

Official Website: Nathan Bedford Forest SP

Rock Island SP Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Rock Island, TN 38581 (69.966 miles)

The scenic beauty of this wooded park is dominated by the Great Falls of the Caney Fork River - an imposing limestone gorge (called a gulf in southern culture). It provides scenic overlooks, waterfalls and deep pools for fishing, rock-hopping and exploring. Located at the confluence of the Collins and Caney Fork Rivers, this 883-acre park has a natural sand beach on Center Hill Reservoir. Historic features of the park include a 19th century textile mill and one of Tennessee's early hydroelectric plants.

Official Website: Rock Island SP

Mousetail Landing SP Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Linden, TN 37096 (71.691 miles)

This 1, 247-acre area is located on the east banks of the Tennessee River in the state's picturesque Western valley. The scenic Buffalo River flows nearby, providing opportunity for family canoe float trips. The park has one day-use, three mile trail. There is one over night, eight mile trail with two screened in shelters. These backcountry shelters have bunkbeds and each shelter sleeps 8 people. Shelter #2 is on a large limestone bluff overlooking the Tennessee River and Busseltown Wildlife Management Area. Shelter #1 is located in a scenic hardwood forest.

Official Website: Mousetail Landing SP

Land Between The Lakes Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Golden Pond, KY 42211 (73.112 miles)

When the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers were impounded to create Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, an inland peninsula was formed. In 1963, President John F. Kennedy designated the peninsula Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area in an effort to demonstrate how an area with limited timber, agricultural and industrial resources could be converted into a recreation asset that would stimulate economic growth in the region. Today, LBL remains the country's only such demonstration site and is the cornerstone of the region's $600 million tourism industry. Land Between The Lakes offers all the outdoor recreation "basics", with some unique opportunities for environmental education and historic interpretation. Nestled in western Kentucky and Tennessee, LBL hosts an average of two million visitors each year who come from all over the nation and more than 30 foreign countries. With more than 170,000 acres and 300 miles of undeveloped shoreline, you'll discover a wide range of opportunities in LBL to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Official Website: Land Between The Lakes

Barren River Lake WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting Horseback Boating

Glasgow, KY 42141 (73.949 miles)

Hilly to gently sloping terrain, with woodlands and cleared bottomlands maintained for wildlife. Peninsula Unit, Grass, Goose Mason and Narrows islands open to primitive weapons hunting only. Tail-Water Campground open year-round; no camping on management area. The Dry Creek unit is the mobility impaired designated area. Boating, fishing on Barren Lake, camping, golf, horseback riding, swimming, lodge accommodations at nearby Barren River Lake State Resort Park. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Official Website: Barren River Lake WMA

Burgess Falls SP Hiking Fishing Boating

Sparta, TN 38583 (74.954 miles)

Burgess Falls State Natural Area, located in Middle Tennessee, lies on the eastern edge of Tennessee's Highland Rim adjacent to the Cumberland Plateau and is noted for its natural beauty. Sheer bluffs, narrow ridges, rolling water and abundant mixed forest, characterize this area. The Falling Water River drops approximately 250 feet, providing numerous waterfalls, breathtaking scenery and overlooks. The park is home to over 300 species trees and plants and an abundance of wildlife. Park visitors can visit the large Native Butterfly Garden located adjacent to the upper parking lot.

Official Website: Burgess Falls SP

Tims Ford SP Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Winchester, TN 37398 (77.225 miles)

Located on the Tims Ford Reservoir in the rolling hills of southern middle Tennessee, is an outstanding recreational area and fishing paradise. Long before the construction of Tims Ford Dam on the headwaters of the Elk River, the area was used extensively by the Indians as a hunting and fishing territory. The 10,700-acre Tims Ford Lake is one of the most picturesque in Tennessee and is regarded as one of the top bass fishing and recreational lakes in the Southeast.

Official Website: Tims Ford SP

Beechy Creek WMA Fishing Hunting

New Concord, KY 42076 (77.641 miles)

Bottomland hardwoods, some fields.

Official Website: Beechy Creek WMA

Franklin State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Sewanee, TN 37375 (82.103 miles)

The land was acquired in 1936 from the Cross Creek Coal Company and was highly degraded. Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division assumed management of the area in 1940. The Forest is on the Cumberland Plateau and located in south-central Tennessee, in Marion and Franklin Counties. The forest is 35-40 miles west of Chattanooga. About 99% of the land is forested and about 96% of the land is in mature hardwood sawtimber and pole timber. Only about 3% of the Forest is pine.

Official Website: Franklin State Forest