From Jackson, take U.S. Hwy 45E north through Greenfield: then just north of Greenfield, turn left on Hwy 445 (Kimery Store Rd.), and follow the road for approximately 5 miles to the natural area entrance on the right. Big Cypress Tree State Natural Area is located in Northwest Tennessee in Weakley County seven miles from the town of Greenfield, and may be reached by following the signs beginning at the junction of Highway 45E and Hwy. 445, just north of Greenfield.
A peaceful park for enjoying nature, Big Cypress was named for a national champion tree that was 1,350 years old before being killed by a lightning strike in 1976.
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