Pickett County's tranquil setting offers a bounty for hikers and mountain bikers. Pickett County also has Pickett CCC Memorial State Park, with 11,750 acres of pristine wilderness with scenic botanical and geological wonders. Rustic cabins and chalets offer lodging. Big South Fork, a national park, offers primitive wilderness with vast timberlands, great cliffs and gorges, and unusual rock formations, such as the Twin Arches. All within an hours drive of beautiful Dale Hollow Lake!
Hiking & Biking
Around Dale Hollow
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Encompassing 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries. The area boasts miles of scenic gorges and sandstone bluffs, is rich with natural and historic features and has been developed to provide visitors with a wide range of outdoor recreational activities.
4564 Leatherwood Ford RdOneida, TN 37841
Bunkum Cave Trail
With its mouth over 100 feet wide by 30 feet high and bisected by a small, clear stream, Bunkum Cave has been a delight to generations of adventuresome local explorers for years at the Cordell Hull Birthplace and Museum State Park.
1300 Cordell Hill Memorial Dr.Byrdstown, TN 38549
Pickett State Park
Pickett State Park offers 11,752 acres of botanical, scenic and geological wonders found nowhere else in Tennessee. The park includes 5 chalets, 5 rustic stone cottages, 5 wooden cottages, 40 campsites and more than 58 miles of hiking. Also available are numerous recreation activities, including a beautiful, cliff-lined sandy beach; year-round fishing in Arch Lake; as well as hunting. Pickett State Park also offers guided tours, demonstrations, campfire programs, movies and much more in the summer months.
4605 Pickett Park Hwy.Jamestown, TN 38556