Natchez Trace State Park


As of Oct. 25, 2017: The northwest corner of the Cub Lake Trail is closed until further notice. Heavy rains created dangerous trail erosion and damaged several bridges. Additional info is available at the trailhead kiosk or park office. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Pin Oak Lake (690 acres)
Pin Oak Lake is popular for all types of boats and water recreation and has two public boat launch ramps with courtesy docks. Both ramps can accommodate fishing boats, ski boats, pontoon boats and wave runners. Finger docks are available for small boats at the cabins or guests may trailer their boats to their cabin or secure them in the parking lot adjacent to the inn. Boat rentals are not available on the lake; however, cabin and inn guests may reserve a canoe or kayak at the inn (standard equipment rental rates apply). Day or annual lake use permits may be purchased at the inn. Water Skiing is allowed only on Pin Oak Lake.

Cub Lake (52 acres)
The lake is open year round and jon boat rentals are available during summer months. Personal electric trolling motors can be used on park jon boats. Pedal boats may be rented from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Pedal boats rentals are per person $1.75/half hour and $2.50/hour.

Brown’s Lake (167 acres) and Maple’s Creek Lake (90 acres)
Brown’s Lake and Maples Creek Lake are managed by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. Jon boats can be rented and a lake permit fee is required. Jon boat rentals are at Maple’s Creek. Day or annual lake use permits are available on site via a drop box.