Tennessee State Parks

Natchez Trace State Park

Activities

Biking

Mountain biking is allowed on the multi-use fire trails. (There are miles of fire trails that are multi-use (bike, horse, and off road vehicle). The trails are dirt or gravel with varying terrain.)

Trail Length: 50+ miles
Trail Rating: Intermediate

Hiking

Pin Oak — 1.5 Miles — Natural Surface — Easy/Moderate
Deer — 2.0 Miles — Natural Surface — Moderate/ Difficult
Twin Ridge — 0.5 Miles — Natural Surface — Easy
Fairview Gullies — 1.0 Miles — Natural Surface — Moderate
Cub Lake — Natchez Trace State Park — 4.1 Miles — Gravel — Moderate
Fern Trail — 0.2 Miles — Natural Surface — Easy
Red Leaves — 40.0 Miles — Natural Surface — Moderate - Difficult
Oak Ridge — 0.8 Miles — Natural Surface — Easy

Horseback Riding

With many acres of scenic woodlands, the Natchez Trace State Park offers many options for the equine enthusiast.  Ride on over 250 miles of public use trails when visiting the Wrangler Camp.  The Bucksnort Wrangler Camp features one bunk house cabin, camping, bathhouses, electric and water hook-ups at over 60 sites.  Each campsite has a horse rail so you can camp with your horse or board at the equestrian center “next door”.

Fishing

Brown’s Creek Lake (167 acre) is managed by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) using Florida strain Largemouth Bass to produce trophy Largemouth Bass.  Fish surveys as recent as 2012 have documented that there are bass in the 10-pound class in the lake.  Jon boat rentals are available and a lake permit fee is required.

Maple’sCreek Lake (90 acre) is also managed by TWRA and provides excellent catfish fishing and quality Bluegill and Redear Sunfish. Jon boat rentals are available and day or annual lake use permits may be purchased at the park office.

Pin Oak Lake (750 acre) is managed by the park.  Evening fishing can be productive for bass, bluegill and catfish.