Big Hill Pond State Park

Activities

Birding

The park encompasses 4,138 acres of timberland and hardwood bottomland where a variety of woodland birds can be seen. Cypress Creek and Tuscumbia River border the park and are known to host nesting bald eagles. There is a 70-foot fire tire. The flood plain, adjacent to the river and creek contains small oxbows and swampy areas which are a desirable habitat for waterfowl, wildlife, and fish.

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Paddling

Summer boat rentals: to reserve a canoe or kayak please call the park office at  731-645-7967.

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Hiking

Visit any of the seven trails of Big Hill Pond, ranging in difficulty and distance, including Fox Hollow Trail and Rocky Knob Trail.

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Biking

Mountain bikes are allowed on the same trails as horses, but please be considerate of one another when meeting or passing. Trail is blazed Red.

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Fishing

Travis McNatt Lake (165 acre) is spring fed year-round and provides good fishing for bass, bream, and catfish.

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Horseback Riding

Big Hill Pond provides 14 miles of equestrian trails primarily on old logging roads and park gravel roads.  Horses must stay on red-blazed trail and fire roads.  Fire roads are shared with mountain bikers.