COVID-19 UPDATES: Keeping Visitors Healthy

David Crockett State Park

Activities

Paddling

A variety of boats are available for rent. Visitors may pay for watercraft rentals with cash at the boat dock or with a debit/credit card by stopping by or calling the park office.

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Birding

The 1,100-acre park is primarily covered in pine-oak-hickory forest. The over six miles of trails in the park offer opportunities for viewing woodland birds including migrants in the spring and fall. Over 100 species of birds have been identified in the park. For more birding locations, view flyer.

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Swimming

The pool at David Crockett State Park will remain closed for the 2020 summer season. The decision was made to keep this facility closed in the interest of public health and staff safety. COVID-19 presents unique challenges for managing pools. Pools are confined spaces not conducive to social distancing. The very nature of lifeguarding requires close contact with pool users and creates the potential for unnecessary risk in life-saving situations. We apologize for this inconvenience and look forward to the next opportunity we have to reopen the pool for your enjoyment.

Our park remains open and is still a great place for you to enjoy water-based recreation this summer. Find other activities at the park here.

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Hiking

There are approximately 10 miles of natural and paved hiking trails ranging from easy to moderate. The trails offer scenic vistas of Shoal Creek and Crockett Falls, limestone bluffs, abundant wildlife and serene forest. Trail maps are available online.

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Biking

A paved bicycle trail carries you through the woods where you may see wildlife along the ride.

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Fishing/Boating

Lake Lindsey (35-acres) is known for catches of bass, crappie, Bluegill, and catfish. Fish length and creel limits are posted. Rowboats are available to rent year-round.

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