Natchez Trace State Park

Activities

Swimming

A free public swim beach is located at Cub Lake. No lifeguards are on duty. The Pin Oak Campground has a swimming beach only for campers. A pool is located at Pin Oak Lodge. The unheated pool is for inn and cabin guests only and is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. 

Boating

Pin Oak Lake is popular for all types of boats and water recreation. Guests may also rent jon boats at the boat dock for use on Cub Creek Lake. Personal electric trolling motors can be used on park jon boats. Brown’s Lake and Maples Creek Lake are managed by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. 

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Hiking

Natchez Trace State Park's hiking trails range from one-half mile up to 4.5 miles, and a 40 mile overnight trail.

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Biking

Mountain biking is allowed on the multi-use fire trails.

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Fishing

Brown’s Creek Lake and Maple’s Creek Lake are managed by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). Pin Oak Lake is managed by the park. Bait, tackle and snacks are for sale at nearby locations. Fishing licenses may be purchased at the inn. 

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Horseback Riding

With many acres of scenic woodlands, 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. 

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