Pickwick lake and river offer excellent fishing, boating, swimming and a marina. There is also a beautiful and challenging golf course. The park contains 1,400 acres of forested hills and hollows. There is a 2.8 mile trail to explore and enjoy the wildlife and plant life around the lake. Picnicking, swimming and play fields are also available. The restaurant specializes in fine southern cuisine at popular prices.Year-round events, such as bird and snake programs, nature hikes, and tree identification presentations are very popular.
Fishermans paradise: Largemouth bass and smallmouth bass are the most sought after species by anglers. Crappie are another favorite fish species of the lake. The tailwaters of Wilson Dam provide excellent opportunities to catch sauger during the winter months when they migrate upstream to spawn. Blue catfish and channel catfish are also found in high numbers during the summer.
Need a boat?? Pickwick Landing State Park, Aqua Yacht Harbor, Grand Harbor, Eastport Marina can offer you a wide range of rentals to get you out on the water for some rest and relaxation. Take a cruise down the river and explore all the wonderful creations and even catch a sight at the eagles nesting up along the river bed. Waterfalls, zip lines, rope swings, floating islands can be enjoyed by everyone in your party. There is always sun and fun at Pickwick Lake.
Shiloh National Military Park is 12 miles away and the
Tennessee River Museum in Savannah, TN is 11 miles.
Enjoy cannons, momuments, reenactments, museums, auditorium, Indian mounds, hicking trails, and even a history lesson all along the banks of the Tennessee River.
From Muscle Shoals to Paducah, from dinosaurs to the T.V.A., Hardin County’s Tennessee River Museum exhibits chronicle prehistoric times, life of the Mississippi Mound Builders, the tragic story of the “Trail of Tears,” the Civil War on the River, the Golden Age of Steamboats, and the Tennessee River today.
Buford Pusser won fame as a young sheriff who could not be bought or beaten by criminals. It was with raw courage and steadfast determination that Pusser crumbled a vicious vice and gambling ring that was terrorizing and corrupting McNairy County. This mission was accomplished at a terrible cost of not only his own disfiguring wounds, but the murder of his wife, Pauline.
Today, you can dive into the history of the world's most famous sheriff who certainly 'Walked Tall'.
Cherry Mansion, located on the banks of the beautiful Tennessee River, the home served as headquarters for General U. S. Grant in the spring of 1862. Grant’s breakfast was interrupted by couriers with news that the battle of Shiloh had begun.
Each year, Worley hosts a Charity Foundation Event, the 'Tennessee River Run.' Proceeds benefit the Darryl Worley Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that provides funds to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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The Broken Spoke
7405 Hwy 57
steak, seafood, catfish, salads and bar
Catus Jack's Grill
10240 Hwy 57
specialty burgers, salads and more
46 Hardin Dock Road
seafood restaraunt serving fresh shucked oysters
12750 Hwy 57
steak, seafood, chicken, and more
6845 Hwy 57
plate lunches, hamburgers, chicken
11805 Hwy 57
steak, seafood, chicken, and more
Hwy 57 at Shiloh Falls Golf Club
seafood, lobster, chicken, salads, steak, and lounge
10240 Hwy 57 S
Pickwick Pizza Company
150 Slide Dr. off Hwy 57 S
Pizza, sandwiches, hot & honey wings, hamburgers, soft drinks, beer,
outdoor dining, volleyball, darts, birthday parties
Pickwick Catfish Farm
4155 Hwy 57
fried catfish, smoked catfish, cajun shrimp, and more
Pickwick Inn Restaurant
Hwy 57 S
southern style country buffet, seafood buffet on Friday nights
7375 Hwy 57 E
50's style grill serving breakfast, lunch & dinner
R & B’s BBQ
7285 Hwy 57
steaks, ribs, chicken, lasagna, spaghetti, breakfast, hamburgers,
hot dogs, ice cream, fish, shrimp, BBQ sandwiches
The Redwood Hut
6340 Hwy 57
famous catfish, BBQ, steaks, plate lunches on weekdays, flavor burst
ice cream, milkshakes, and much more
12840 Hwy 57
ribs, barbecue, chicken
11165 Hwy 57 S
specializing in breakfast and lunch