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Tims Ford State Park


Lake View Marina is a leased operation located inside Tims Ford State Park, that provides pontoon boat rentals as well as a boat launch and courtesy dock. The marina also includes a snack bar, bait shop, and fish-cleaning area. There is a small inventory of canoes and kayaks available for rent. Lake View Marina hours are seasonal. They are closed in December, January, and February. Contact the Marina at 931-967-6711 for more information. 

Holiday Landing Resort and Marina is also a leased operation near Tims Ford about 15-minutes (6 ½ miles) from the park office. They offer a full-service marina with slip rentals, gas, pontoon boat rentals. This is where you will find the famous Blue Gill Grill, a seasonal restaurant. For more information call 931-455-3151.

For an interactive map of river access sites and water trails go to:

For more rental information, please call the park office at 931-962-1183.

Canoe: $8 hourly
Canoe: $25 - $27 daily
Kayak - Single: $8 hourly
Kayak - Tandem: $11 hourly
* = may require a deposit

2021 COVID-19 Update

Most state park boat rental operations will open this summer. Hours and operating procedures will vary by park. Each park will implement additional safety and sanitation protocols to protect park staff and visitors and encourage social distancing. All boaters are encouraged to bring their own life jacket or approved personal floatation device (PFD).