Notice - Bridge Closure: The Couchville Lake Trail Bridge located on the paved two mile trail will CLOSE for two weeks beginning Mon., July 27 – August 10, 2015 for routine maintenance. The trail will remain open but the bridge will be impassable during the maintenance period. We appreciate your patience! Call the Park Office for more information 615-885-2422.
The 2,600 acres which make up this area became a state park in 1974 and has four sections, Couchville, Baker’s Grove, Bryant Grove and Sellars Farm. Long Hunter State Park offers a variety of recreational activities including fishing and hiking and has two boat launch ramps on J. Percy Priest Lake, a group camp, a backcountry campsite, meeting facility and a visitor center. The more than 20 miles of hiking trails provide a variety of terrain and habitats and range from pleasant strolls to longer jaunts for the more adventurous. Trails include a self-guided, paved arboretum trail and the five and a half -mile Volunteer Trail that follows the lakeshore.
Sellar's Farm State Archaeological Area is a family-friendly attraction for history enthusiasts interested in learning more about this area. Sellars Farm is one of the few Native American mounds in Tennessee that is protected under government ownership. Based on artifacts discovered at Sellars Farm, the community appears to have been occupied during the Mississippian Period around 900 AD until about 1500 AD. There’s a short loop trail around the farm which is a good hike for guests with children and offers a unique learning experience. Sellar's Farm is located on Poplar Hill Road, Watertown, Tenn. 37184 and is a satellite of Long Hunter State Park.
Please note our Pet Policy: No pets are allowed in either Bryant's Grove Recreational Area nor Area 2 of the Couchville Recreation Area. Pets are not permitted on the following trails: Bryant Grove Trail, Couchville Lake Trail and the Nature Loop Trail. Pets on leashes are permitted on all of the other trails.