Hardin County is located 14 kms south from Pickwick Dam, near the Pickwick Landing State Park.The lake and river offers fishing, boating, swimming and a marina, which is known for its outstanding water sports. A resort and restaurant, cabins and camping are available in the park accommodation. Golf, birdwatching, picnics, disc-golf, nature hikes and tennis are just some of the things you need for water sports. The park has 1,416 acres of wooded mountains and hollows.
You may find yourself seeking some sweet respite when temps begin to warm up. Sometimes a trip to the lake and what better location to start than Pickwick Landing are the greatest treatment in a southern summer. On your next visit, here are five things to do:
PICKWICK LANDINGSTATE PARK
Located near the lake of Pickwick Lake, Pickwick Landing State Park Counce TNprovides a wide choice of accommodation. The freshly remodeled Pickwick Landing 117-room lodge is the perfect place for your next trip to the lake. You will discover pleasant, contemporary accommodations with private balconies overlooking Lake Pickwick, indoor and outdoor pools and on-site marina. In addition to RVs and camping grounds, the park also includes cottages which may accommodate up to eight people. On the north bank there are even basic campsites offering watersides.
It is safe to assume that most visitors visiting Pickwick Landing are interested in activities related to water. When you’re seeking to fish from the bank or in a boat, this is an excellent place for small mouth bass and catfish on the Tennessee River. Some of the largest fishing contests in the world are often held on the lake. You may rent a boat or pay to dock your personal boat at the park. The park also features around two kilometers of public beaches and lots of sun-drinking areas.
If you prefer a golf course rather than a boat, please visit the golf course at Pickwick Landing. The course gives a fantastic perspective over Pickwick Lake, with sparkling landscape, pine and hardwood trees lined with each hole. Well kept fairways and greens make it hard, but pleasant, and the staff will provide tips and tactics to get the most out of your trip. Green fees at Pickwick Landing are highly accessible, with junior and senior players having reductions available.
NATIONAL SHILOH MILITARY
Were you aware that the Americans fought one of the deadliest civil war fights just a few miles away from landing in Pickwick? Shiloh’s struggle occurred on numerous places along the boundaries of the Mississippi and Tennessee and lost more lives than the combined wars of America. The journey to the Shiloh National Battlefield or Corinth Civil War Interpretation Center is less than thirty minutes from Pickwick Landing, and over an hour to the Davisbridge Battlefield. All three sites deserve your attention and time.
A visit to Shiloh Military National Park planned? Shiloh is one of the country’s most conserved locations of the war and about 15 minutes from the Pickwick Landing region.
Shiloh has no camping or accommodation option, but guests are encouraged to stay at the Pickwick Landing lodgings, cabins or campgrounds.
You should plan your day excursion to Big Hill Pond State Park if you want to spread your legs during your visit to Pickwick Landing. There are dozens of kilometers of hiking and bike routes around an hour from the park. The image above consists of a tower overlooking the hill on the south side of the park. It is one of the park’s highest peaks and offers vistas in every direction across km.