Healthy Parks, Healthy Person
Getting outside has been proven to improve your physical and mental health. So go ahead, step outside, get into your local park, and get moving! While you are at it, earn points that can be redeemed for real rewards from Tennessee State Parks.
Bikes are allowed on paved roads throughout Henry Horton State Park.
There is an 18 hole disc golf course inside the park that is free to the public. With level terrain and well defined fairways, this is one of the best disc golf courses in Tennessee.
Henry Horton's Olympic-sized pool is open Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, ages three and older and $2.50 for campers. The park offers a multi-visit pass for $140 for 40 visits.
Trap and Skeet
The Henry Horton Trap and Skeet Range is one of the finest in the state and offers Skeet, Trap, Wobble Trap, and Five Stand Shooting.
The Buford Ellington championship golf course at Henry Horton State Park measures 5,625 yards from the Forward tees and 7,020 yards from the Championship tees. This challenging course is heavily treed with hardwoods and contains 37 bunkers. Although the length may scare some golfers away, the fairways are generous in width and the greens larger than average. There are three sets of tees to accommodate every skill level and a friendly staff waiting to ensure an enjoyable round of golf.
With over 10 miles of hiking, Henry Horton State Park is a wonderful place to get outside and into nature. From deep and cool sinkholes to dry and hot cedar glades, from riverbank ecology to areas with deep cultural history, the trials here are unique, diverse and rewarding around every bend.
The Duck River provides catches of Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Redeye, and catfish. Fishing can be very good from the banks as well as by small boats. Some areas provide excellent opportunities for flyfishing.
Birding is exceptional for residents such as Carolina chickadee and tufted titmouse, pileated and red-bellied woodpeckers and migrating warblers. Over 70 species of birds have been observed throughout the year.