Tennessee River Trail
Loretta Lynn's Ranch - Event Venue, Campground, Tourist Destination
This 3,500-acre complex celebrates Loretta Lynn. Tour her Plantation Home, walk through a simulated coal mine chute, or check out the historic water-powered mill.
Tennessee River Museum
Located next door to the courthouse and home to the Hardin County Convention & Visitors Bureau, this is a great place to explore the history of the lower Tennessee River Valley. You'll see exhibits on prehistoric times, Native American mound builders, the Civil War and steamboats. Learn about the Tennessee River and its influence on the land, people and heritage of Tennessee.
Miss Monetta's Country Cottage
A fully furnished cottage with accommodations for six to eight. Enjoy Collinwood’s country living, local offerings of shops, restaurants, Welcome Center and history.
207 W. Tennessee St
Collinwood, TN 38485
Shiloh Indian Mounds National Historic Landmark
Nearly 24,000 soldiers were killed, wounded, or captured in the Battle of Shiloh when the Confederate forces took the Union Army by surprise before dawn at the place where they had stopped to rest on their march to Corinth, Mississippi. Visit one of America's best-preserved battlefields, with 151 monuments, 217 cannons and more than 450 historic tablets. A 10-mile, self-guided driving tour starts at the visitors center, beginning with a short video. Stop to take the tour, visit the gift shop, or just take a drive through the park for beautiful views of the Tennessee River. The location of Johnston's Last Bivouac is located on Hwy. 57. On a bluff overlooking the Tennessee River is the site where a Native American town stood over 800 years ago. Some of the rectangular mounds you see today were platforms for the town's important buildings, and the round-topped mounds were burial sites for the society's leaders and important members. Take the one-mile walking trail and see wayside exhibits and over three dozen individual house mounds, one of the only places in this area of the country where prehistoric home remains are still visible above ground. Learn more about the people who lived here at the Tennessee River Museum in Savannah.
Fort Donelson National Battlefield
February 1862, this battlefield was the first major Union victory in the Civil War. See the remnants of the historic fort, cannons and clear vistas of the Cumberland River.
Southernaire Motel & Restaurant
This spot caters to its “fly-in” guests, located next to the McKinnon airport—it’s a handy place for those coming in on a quick fishing trip. Try their excellent prime rib.
50 Overlook Ln.
Stewart, TN 37175
Beaver Dam Creek Marina
A friendly marina with southern hospitality, good food, and a free wide-boat launch with plenty of parking. Gas and bait available. The gateway to great fishing spots!
1280 Lodge Rd.
Camden, TN 38320
Full service marina offering boat service, boat slips, RV camp sites, fuel (gasoline and diesel), pump out services, pontoon boat rentals, fishing bait, tackle, and much more.
108 Perryville Marina Ln.
Parsons, TN 38363
Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area
Take a drive along the Woodlands Trace National Scenic Byway, “The Trace,” to explore this popular inland peninsula known for outdoor fun, history and beauty.
Stewart County Chamber of Commerce
Providing information on Dover, Fort Donelson, and recreation around the southern entrance to the Land Between The Lakes area. This facility is also available for rentals.
Dark Fired Farms
This family farm specializes in agritourism and offers several family-fun events throughout the year. Pick your own strawberries or enjoy a corn maze in the fall.
175 Lorena Bagwell Drive
Dover, TN 37058
Cissie Lynn's Country Store & Music Barn
This store, museum and live music spot is owned by Loretta's daughter, Cissie. Check out autographed pictures and albums from some of country music's biggest stars and view a variety of handmade goods from Tennessee. Pick up a fried bologna or fresh deli sandwich and say hello to Cissie, who is usually working the counter.
Fitz's Family Steakhouse
Visit this local landmark eatery for the traditional “meat and three” southern fare and to hear the latest town news and gossip. For dinner, try their steaks or fish dinners.
5985 Hwy 49
Erin, TN 37061
Mama Mea's Pizza and More
Mama Mea’s is famous for their family-friendly atmosphere and Italian specials, like Stromboli and their Pizza Burger! Great salads and desserts available on the menu.
109 Visitors Center Lane
Dover, TN 37058
Indian Creek Canoe Rental and Campground
An out-of-the-way sanctuary where one may enjoy nature at its best through camping and rental activities available, such as canoeing, kayaking and tubing.
8 Melson Way
Olivehill, TN 38475
Walker Branch State Natural Area (SNA)
A 225-acre, Natural Area off the Tennessee River provides a breeding ground for dragonflies and damselflies, with over 42 different species identified here.
1st Pittsburg Landing
Betsy Ligon Park and Railroad Pavilion
Visit the Leprechaun railroad worker in this park. Hike the 2-mile Besty Ligon Walking Trail to view historic sites, and explore old train cars along the old L&N railway bed.
17 Front St.
Pickwick Landing Dam
Constructed in the 1930s, follow an access road to an exhibit featuring one of the dam’s original turbine blades including a 95-site, full-featured campground.
Named for a borough of London, England, Camden is known for its unique shopping experience over Labor Day weekend, the ”Bargain Highway,” a 30-mile yard sale.
Eva Beach & Eva Archaeological Site
A park and recreation area for swimming and boating along the Tennessee River.
Since 1836, Waverly replaced Reynoldsburg, which now lies beneath Kentucky Lake. Visit Waverly Square, stroll through downtown antique shops and historic buildings.
Lobelville is a small town known for its easy access to the Buffalo River and local, handmade products from the nearby Mennonite community.
Founded in 1840, this relaxing river town offers historic sites and outdoor recreation opportunities.
Downtown Linden is a great weekend getaway location close to the Tennessee River with restaurants, shops, and a historic hotel.
This small, wildlife-friendly peninsula town shares its name with the Big Sandy River.
Fort Donelson National Cemetery
Established in 1867, this is the final resting place for soldiers originally buried in the Fort Donelson area. A cemetery shelter contains interpretive panels and grave locater.
174 National Cemetery Rd.
Humphreys County Chamber of Commerce
Learn about Waverly at this center, located inside a historic Greyhound Bus Station.
124 E. Main St.
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge - Big Sandy Peninsula
This 7,000-acre area provides habitat for waterfowl, songbirds, migratory shorebirds, bald eagles, and more! Pace Point is one of the top 10 birding locations in the state.
Lick Creek Rd.
Just off the Natchez Trace, Collinwood is a great place to stop and explore a historic railroad town.
Carroll Cabin Barrens State Natural Area (SNA)
A 250-acre natural area near the Tennessee River. Enjoy a 2-mile hike through this oak-hickory forest and diverse ecosystem featuring limestone glades or “barrens.”
1350 Smith Gravel Pit Road
One of three remaining ferries operating in Tennessee. Be sure to bring a few extra dollars, because the ferry rate will depend on the size and weight of your vehicle.
Dover is best known for its Civil War history and area wildlife. This is the northern gateway to the Tennessee River Trail and Woodlands Trace National Scenic Byway.
Waverly Train Explosion Memorial
On February 24, 1978, a railway tank-car derailed and exploded, killing 16 people. View vivid photos and read compelling stories from within a restored L&N caboose.
E. Railroad St. & E. Richland Ave.
Decaturville is a good spot to fill up on fuel or grab a snack and then head out on the waters of the Tennessee River.
Danville Landing Recreation Area
Danville was once a thriving town situated along the old L&N Railroad Bridge. Today, the area offers boating and fishing, including a handicapped accessible fishing pier.
12401 Hwy 147
Founded in 1889, learn about this old railroad town at the local museum and then choose one of the local restaurants that serve Tennessee catfish.
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge-Duck River Bottoms
These bottom-lands are home to wintering waterfowl, hawks, bald eagles, shorebirds and egrets—with an extensive system of refuge roads to view wildlife year-round.
Lady's (Finger) Bluff Nature Trail
This Small Wild Area has a 2.7-mile foot trail round-trip, with parking at the trail head. Hike along gnarled cedars, limestone outcrops, fresh water springs, and wildflowers.
US Hwy 412 West, to Hwy 923 and ultimately to Lady's Bluff Road
The 12th-tallest Eiffel Tower replica in the world, situated in Eiffel Tower Park. Enjoy the swimming pool, disc golf, paved trail or let the kids enjoy time on the playground.
650 Volunteer Dr.
Stewart County Public Library
Stop by to check out a book and enjoy story time, we also offer public computers and free internet access. Take the time to research your geneology or history of the area.
102 Natcor Drive
TN National Wildlife Refuge: Busselltown Unit
This 700-acre area primarily consists of bottom-lands and some woody wetlands managed for winter waterfowl using cooperative farming program by local farmers.
Mouse Tail Rd
This village is a popular canoe trail-head with access point to the Buffalo River.
11711 Hwy 13S
John McGlamery operated an inn and trading post on the Old Trace here in 1849.
Natchez Trace Parkway milepost 352.9
The oldest incorporated town in West Tennessee, known for the “World’s Biggest Fish Fry” in April. The Courthouse, which was built in 1897, is one of the oldest in the state.
Self-proclaimed the “Catfish Capital of the World,” this riverside town boasts rich Civil War history and takes pride in preserving its Southern heritage.
North Poplar Historic District
This beautiful neighborhood retains excellent examples of late 19th- and early 20th-century residences. The Cavitt Place houses the Paris-Henry County Heritage Center.
642 North Poplar St.
Bear Spring Iron Furnace
This charcoal cold-blast furnace was built in 1830, then destroyed in 1862 by Union troops. The current furnace was re-constructed in 1873, and activity ceased in 1907.
Paris City Cemetery
The resting place of most early Paris settlers. A block south of Ruff Street, an African-American Monument memorializes former slaves and freedmen before the Civil War.
Erected around 1871, these white-stone Limekiln’s once produced 60,000 barrels of lime per year until the 1940s. Today, only remnants of the limestone industry exists.
Hwy 49/ Hurricane Loop Rd.,
Quarry Limekiln and Cave
Explore the Quarry Limekiln and Cave for a look at one of the few remnants of the limestone industry in Erin. Park behind the Piggly Wiggly at 3611 West Main Street
3611 W Main St
This town is the gateway to a wide range of outdoor activities. From the Natchez Trace to the Tennessee River, Waynesboro provides access to many adventures.
Buried here are the grandparents of author Alex Haley, who wrote Roots and Mary Elizabeth Patterson, best known for her role as “Mrs. Matilda Trumball.”
400 Cherry St. South
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge-Duck River Bottoms
Hike the .25-mile trail to see the river delta and diversity of underwater species. More riverine species exist in the Duck River than in all of the rivers of Europe, combined!
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge-Britton Ford/Sulphur Wells Area
This section includes an Administration Building and Visitor Contact Station, access to a driving tour of the Britton Ford Peninsula and hiking trail, open March-November.
Bobcat Den Rd.
Erin’s rich Irish heritage entails immigrants coming to construct the railroad in the late 1800s. Every March, a week-long Irish Days festival celebrates Erin’s Irish heritage.