Tennessee Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Tennessee? View Tennessee parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Big South Fork National River &, Tennessee Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Please use the following link to learn more about how to get here from various locations. Phone (423) 569-9778 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Tennessee Campgrounds | BLUE HERON CAMPGROUND |

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Center Hill Lake, Tennessee Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Nashville, 60 miles east on I-40 to Exit 268, then 5 miles south on TN 96. Phone (931) 858-3125 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED,

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Cheatham Lock and Dam, Tennessee Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located in the western Highland Rim and Central Basin Regions of Kentucky. From Nashville, 32 miles west on TN 12. Phone (615) 792-5697 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Tennessee Campgrounds |

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Chestoa Overlook

Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Tennessee Campgrounds | BACKBONE ROCK RECREATION AREA PAVILIONS | THE LAURELS PICNIC AREA PAVILIONS | WATAUGA POINT RECREATION AREA |

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Cordell Hull Lake, Tennessee Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Nashville, east on I-40, north on TN 53 to Carthage. Phone (615) 735-1034 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Tennessee Campgrounds | DEFEATED CREEK PARK

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Dale Hollow Lake, Tennessee Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Nashville, 69 miles east on I-40, 17 miles north on TN 56, 23 miles north on TN 53 to Celina, follow signs. Phone (931) 243-3136 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT

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J Percy Priest Lake, Tennessee Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Nashville, 5 miles east on I-40 to Stewarts Ferry Pike exit, right on Stewarts Ferry Pike, left on Bell Rd. Phone (615) 889-1975 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION

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Obed Wild & Scenic River, Tennessee Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The Obed Wild & Scenic River Visitor Center is located at 208 North Maiden Street in downtown Wartburg, Tennessee. Please use the link for more information. Phone (423) 346-6294 Activities CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING Campground Reservations Tennessee Campgrounds | Rock Creek Campground (TN) Hiking Trails Tennessee

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Old Hickory Lake, Tennessee Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Nashville, north on I-65 to Madison exit, east on TN 45 to the lake. Phone (615) 822-4846 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Campground Reservations

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