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Kingdom Come State Park Hiking Fishing

Cumberland, KY 40823 (133.706 miles)

The park’s name is from John Fox Jr.’s novel "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come," a book about an orphaned youth and his journey through the hills and into the furor of the Civil War. Extraordinary rock formations are featured at this park, including Log Rock, a natural sandstone bridge, and Raven Rock, a giant monolith that soars 290-feet into the air at a 45-degree angle.

Official Website: Kingdom Come State Park

Scott State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Jamestown, TN 37766 (135.120 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

Lake Malone State Park Hiking Fishing Boating

Dunmore, KY 42339 (136.822 miles)

The lake is enclosed by dramatic 50-foot sandstone bluffs rising above the water's edge and surrounded by hardwood forests. Discover the beautiful landscape of Lake Malone State Park on the 1.5-mile Laurel Trail or the .25-mile Wildflower Trail. These easy-rated hiking trails provide picturesque views of many rock walls, once used as shelters by Native Americans. Mountain laurel, holly, dogwood and wildflowers provide a rich tapestry of native flora. Natural wonders abound in this secluded wilderness!

Official Website: Lake Malone State Park

Cove Lake SP Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Caryville, TN 37714 (137.107 miles)

Cove Lake State Park's 673 acres are situated in a beautiful mountain valley setting on the eastern edge of the Cumberland Mountains. There are scenic nature trails and bike trails leading through the open grasslands and woodlands. In the winter, several hundred Canada Geese make this lakeshore their feeding ground. Nearby is the Devil's Race Track whose steep pinnacle rock affords a panoramic view.

Official Website: Cove Lake SP

Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail SP Hiking

Caryville, TN 37714 (137.107 miles)

One hundred fifty miles of the Cumberland Trail are open and ready for exploration. This includes the Cumberland Mountain Segments above LaFollette and Jacksboro and in the Cumberland Gap National Military Park, the Grassy Cove Segment on Black and Brady Mountain in Cumberland County, the Tennessee River Gorge Segment in Prentice Cooper State Forest, and the Obed Wild and Scenic River Segment in the Obed River Gorge and Catoosa WMA.

Official Website: Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail SP

Chuck Swan State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

LaFollette, TN 37866 (138.186 miles)

Prior to 1934, the land that is now Chuck Swan State Forest consisted of numerous small farms and parcels. In 1934 the Tennessee Valley Authority began acquiring the land in connection with the Norris Dam project. TVA sold the property to the State of Tennessee in 1952 with the understanding that the forest would be developed for multiple uses including recreation and demonstration.

Official Website: Chuck Swan State Forest

Norris Dam SP Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Lake City, TN 37769 (141.771 miles)

This 4,038-acre park, located on the Norris Reservoir, began in 1933 as the first Tennessee Valley Authority project. Miles of trails lead hikers through deeply forested valleys and ridges. Many miles of woodland trails meander throughout the park and adjacent lands, providing spectacular views of Norris Lake and its surrounding hills and valleys. Hiking trails are open year round. Many other attractions await your finding at Norris Dam State Park.

Official Website: Norris Dam SP

Green River State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting

Henderson, KY 42420 (146.734 miles)

The Green River State Forest consists of 1,106 acres located about five miles northeast of the town of Henderson in Henderson County. it is open to the public for most recreational uses including hiking, hunting and fishing. Off-road vehicles are prohibited.

Official Website: Green River State Forest

Southwest Virginia Museum Hiking

Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 (147.432 miles)

The Southwest Virginia Museum in Big Stone Gap chronicles the exploration and development of the region.

Official Website: Southwest Virginia Museum

Lone Mountain State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Knoxville, TN 37887 (148.156 miles)

Land for the Forest was acquired by the state through a tax delinquency sale by the Morgan County Chancery Court in 1929 and through a deed transfer by the Lone Mountain Land Company in 1938. The Forest was known as the Lone Mountain Section of Morgan State Forest until 1970 when Morgan State Forest became part of the Division of State Parks and Lone Mountain became a separate State Forest. It is located on the Cumberland Plateau in east-central Tennessee, in Morgan County, about four miles south of Wartburg, just west of U.S.

Official Website: Lone Mountain State Forest