Tennessee State Parks

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

Activities

Swimming

The Davy Crockett Birthplace pool is open from Memorial Day until late summer. The pool is open Wednesday through Sunday, closed Monday and Tuesday. Admission is $4 per person, $2 for campers and $2 for groups of 20 people or larger, who have rented the nearby picnic pavilion. A diving well with two, one-meter boards is available. Picnic tables and a drink machine are nearby. Seasonal passes are available for $80 plus tax for 40 visits. 

Pool parties can be scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays. The fees are $220 for up to 100 guests, $225 for 100-200 guests and $250 for more than 200 guests. For more information, contact 423-257-2167.

Fishing

The Nolichucky flows through the park and provides fishing opportunities for a variety of fresh water species. Smallmouth bass and catfish are popular catches. Bank fishing and wade fishing can provide good catches. Kayaks and canoes can be launched to the Nolichuckey River from designated access points within the park. For larger boats and ease of launching, a boat ramp is available during park hours and is located at the south end of the park near the mouth of the Big Limestone Creek. Bait, tackle, snacks and state fishing licenses are for sale at nearby off-park locations.

Hiking

Trails range from easy to moderate, providing beautiful views and ample opportunities for wildlife and wildflower viewing.

River Bluff Trail  — 0.3 Miles — Natural Surface — moderate
Limestone Creek Trail — Davy Crockett Birthplace — 0.3 Miles — Natural Surface — easy
Meadow View Trail — Davy Crockett Birthplace — 0.5 Miles — Natural Surface — easy