Pickwick Lake, Tennessee


Pickwick Lake is an impoundment of the Tennessee River located in Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. The lake is over 53 miles long and has surface area of 43,100 acres. The shoreline of Pickwick Lake measure 496 miles including island shoreline of about 85 miles. Other than the primary purposes of navigation, flood control, and hydropower generation the lake offers a variety of recreational activities.

Pickwick Lake is an ideal vacation destination for anglers. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and catfish are most often targeted by anglers. Impressively sized crappie and sauger are also found. Pickwick Lake offers a variety of water sports. Numerous boat ramps offer boaters to launch their boats in the open waters of Pickwick Lake. Visitors can rent a houseboats, ski boats, pontoon boats, and jet skis from a boat rental at marinas around the Lake and explore the waters of Pickwick Lake.

The 234-mile long Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway begins at Pickwick Lake, giving boating and sailing enthusiasts an opportunity to explore the waterway till Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. Pickwick Landing State Park located south of the Pickwick Dam in Tennessee offers numerous recreational activities including camping, fishing, swimming, picnicking, and hiking. This 1,400 acres park accommodates golf course, hiking trail, marina, restaurant, cabins, and camping site.

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Hiking Trails:
Mount Zion Trail
Largo Trail
Forked Pine Nature Trail

Attractions:
Saint Peters Episcopal Church

State Parks
Lauderdale State Wildlife Area, Alabama
J P Coleman State Park, Mississippi
Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park, Tennessee

Fishing Regulations and license information
Fishing Licenses & Permits

Closest Cities
Jackson, Tennessee

Regional Airports
Beech River Regional Airport, Tennessee
Benton County Airport, Tennessee
Humboldt Muni Airport, Tennessee

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Restaurants in the vicinity
R & B Barbaque & Restaurant
Sissie's Restaurant
Jon's Pier at Pickwick
Mr D'S Bar-B-Que
Prices BBQ
Hotels in the vicinity
Hampton Inn
Hampton Inn Pickwick Lake
Stone Brook Inn
Historic Bellis Botel
Comfort Inn

 

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