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David Crocket State Park

When you visit Shoal Creek, you will see Davy Crocket once operated a grist mill and be able to enjoy some outdoor fun. The park offers a swimming pool, a wading pool, fishing for bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish, boat rentals (no personally owned boats or motors are permitted on the lake), bicycle trails, nature trails and tennis. There is a playground, picnic areas and, during the summer, a dinner theatre (reservations required). There are over 100 tent and trailer hook-ups available on a first come-first served basis. The David Crockett State Park Restaurant overlooks 40-acre scenic Lake Lindsey and features home-style cooking served up buffet style.

Open: Daily 7am-dark

Davy Crocket Birthplace State Park

The 100 acre site along the banks of the Nolichucky River is a memorial to native son and Alamo hero, Davy Crocket. You will see a monument which marks his birthplace, visit a replica of the cabin where he was born in 1786 and watch a short video about his life.

Also at the park, you can go swimming, enjoy a picnic at one of the pavilions or picnic areas located on the banks of the Nolichucky River, go fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, redeye and catfish, or set up camp at one of 88 campground sites that have water and electricity hookups (40 of the sites having sewer hookups).

Open Daily—8am to dusk

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