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David Crockett State Park

David Crockett State Park

David Crockett State Park offers many ways to enjoy nature and outdoor adventure within its 1,000 acres. The park's two campgrounds contain a total of 107 sites, each equipped with a table and grill plus electrical and water hookups. Ultra-modern bathhouses provide hot showers and restrooms. Open year round, the park's restaurant features fine southern cuisine at popular prices. An olympic-sized swimming pool with a modern bathhouse and concession stand offers the very finest in aquatic enjoyment. There is ample sunbathing space and a wading pool for children. Lindsey Lake provides year-round fishing enjoyment, and large stringers of bass are not uncommon. Rowboats and pedal boats are available for rent at the park boat dock. A full range of recreational facilities and activities can be found at Crockett, including a paved bicycle trail. Other activities include hiking, tennis, softball, volleyball, and much more.

Visit our David Crockett State Park page for more information.

Neighborhood Parks

Malcolm Weathers Memorial Park

Malcolm Weathers Memorial Park (South Main St, Loretto) - War Memorial, gazebo, picnic tables

Richardson Acres Park (Deer Hollow Street) - playground, picnic shelter, basketball court

Swinging Bridge Park (Simms Street) - playground picnic shelter, basketball court

Hope Springs Park & Bicycle Trail (Hwy 64 West) - picnic tables, bike trail

Flanigan Field (Mahr Avenue) - Babe Ruth baseball field

Scout Park (Waterloo Street) - camping space, fire pits, Boy and Girl Scout Lodge

Shoal Creek Campground (Shoal Circle) - camper hookups, walking trail, fishing on Shoal Creek

 

Rotary Park

Rotary Park

Rotary Park is leased by the Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg and managed by the Lawrenceburg Parks and Recreation Department. Through this partnership, the community enjoys access to:

  • Three gymnasiums
  • Walking track
  • Swimming pool with water slide
  • Grandstands and arena
  • Stock barn pavilion
  • Picnic shelters and playground
  • Concession food booths

Bobby Brewer Park

Bobby Brewer Park

Named after park supporter Bobby Brewer of Lawrenceburg, this park features:

  • Four softball fields
  • Four Little League baseball fields
  • Two soccer fields
  • Two Babe Ruth baseball fields
  • Walking track
  • Fishing pond
  • Picnic shelters and playground

 

Lawrenceburg Golf and Country Club

Lawrenceburg Golf and Country Club

Lawrenceburg Golf and Country Club features a private 18 hole course that brings the best inTennessee landscape to the fore. You’ll find both water and towering Oaks to test your shot-making skill. Bring your best precision off the tee; several holes are challenging doglegs that require pinpoint shot placement. In addition to the 5,800 yard course, with bermuda fairways and bentgrass greens, the club offers a 9 acre driving range. Make golf a family event through the club's Junior Golf program, and both men's and women's leagues. Other amenities include dining facilities, the Green Room Grill, and an Olympic size swimming pool with a smaller pool for the kids. The club also offers full meeting facilities with available wireless internet. The main hall is available for special events such as weddings or reunions. Onsite catering is also available for your meeting or event. For more information or for a tee time call 931-762-2500.

Dixie Oaks Golf Club

Dixie Oaks Golf Club

A wonderful 18 hole layout surrounded by the beauty of the Tennessee Valley. At only 6,213 yards long this course offers both the challenge and player friendly conditions. Scoring must be done on the first nine because the back will be a test in itself. Their signature hole is the long 220 yard par 3 number 14. No room for error, one bad tee shot can lead to a drastic score if you’re not on your game by the time you reach this hole. Dixie Oaks has everything a golfer would want: from a driving range and putting area, to a clubhouse that offers you a grill and a pro-shop that makes and repair clubs. You will feel at home with the friendly atmosphere. So if you want the challenge but player friendly atmosphere and beautiful landscape, then Dixie Oaks Golf Club is the place. For more information or for a tee time call 931-964-4991.

 

Canoe Run

Shoal Creek Canoe Run

Shoal Creek Canoe Run was established in 1997, and provides visitors with 5 different runs. Each run provides a variety of thrills along with beautiful scenery. Shoal Creek Canoe Run provides canoe and kayaks for individuals or groups. While floating along the creek, bring your cooler and pull over on a sandbar for a picnic. Shoal Creek Canoe Run offers a variety of snacks and drinks, ice, sunglasses, suntan lotion, etc. There are a few minor rapids on the upper run, but overall, the creek is classified as Class 1 and safe for all ages. The whole family will enjoy this experience!

Shoal Creek

Fishing at Shoal Creek

Lawrence County is a fisherman’s paradise. If lakes are not your choice, the beautiful Shoal Creek flows throughout Lawrence County. Shoal Creek offers not only the fishing experience but breathtaking scenery to go along with the experience. Take a dip in the fresh waters of Shoal Creek. Grab a pole and catch some fish such as smallmouth and largemouth bass, black perch and catfish. If you forget your necessities, don't worry. Shoal Creek carries bait and tackle.

 

Laurel Hill Lake

Laurel Hill Lake

Laurel Hill Lake, located just 15 miles west of Lawrenceburg,was created in 1958 by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. The 325 acre lake is home to at least 10 species of freshwater fish such as: Largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, blue & channel catfish. There are fishing facilities located on the premises that offer a variety of services from fishing licenses, tackle, boat accessories, and etc. Picnic areas, restrooms, grills, vending machines, and primitive camping areas are located on the grounds. A handicapped accessible fishing pier along with a boat ramp is available. The lake is open to the public year around.

VFW Lake

VFW (Veteran of Foreign Wars) Lake

VFW (Veteran of Foreign Wars) Lake is located 12 miles west of Lawrenceburg off Highway 64 and may also be reached from the Natchez Trace. Although smaller in size at 22 acres it offers the same fish species as that of Laurel Hill Lake. Restrooms, picnic tables, and vending machines are located on premises. Boat ramps are available for the avid boater. For those without boats don’t worry there are rental boats along with a fishing pier available.

 

Laurel Hill Wildlife Management Area

Laurel Hill Wildlife Management Area

There’s plenty of room for adventure at the 14,000+ acre Laurel Hill Wildlife Management Area, set aside in 1958 by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for sportsmen (and women) to access year-round.

The entire acreage is crisscrossed by small streams and features forested and open spaces, creating the perfect habitat for deer, squirrels, rabbits and other game. Specific areas for hunters are set aside during Tennessee’s hunting seasons, and Laurel Hill Bait & Deli also serves as a check-in station.

Tennessee’s Watchable Wildlife website sings the praises of Laurel Hill’s birdwatching opportunities. In addition to migratory birds that spend warmer months there, the Great Blue Heron, Eastern Bluebird and Belted Kingfishers can be seen regularly year-round.

Almost 15 miles of horseback riding trails are accessible from three parking areas, which offer ample room for trucks and trailers. Trails pass through woods and meadows, along Laurel Hill Lake, its feeder streams and the Little Buffalo River. Horses are also allowed on all roads open to motorized vehicles. Three areas are set aside for primitive camping, and picnic areas are plentiful.

Natchez Trace Parkway

Natchez Trace Parkway

The natural beauty and historic significance of the Natchez Trace is easy to access in Lawrence County.

Highway 64 West offers quick entry to the 444-mile parkway that has been part of the National Park System since 1938. An exhibit shelter located just off the Highway offers much information for visitors, and they can find a sampling of all the Trace offers within just a few miles.

The natural travel corridor that became the Natchez Trace bisected the traditional homelands of the Natchez, Chickasaw, and Choctaw nations. As the United States expanded westward in the late 1700s and early 1800s, growing numbers of travelers tramped the rough trail into a clearly marked path.

Today’s visitors can get a sense of what those travelers saw when they go north on the Trace from the Highway 64 exit and turn off the main parkway onto the Old Trace. The 2.5 mile, one-way road is surrounded by virgin forest, and miles of it can be seen from several overlooks.

 

 


For detailed information on hunting and fishing regulations in Lawrence county visit Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

 

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