Nothing beats the sublime beauty of a desert lake, its azure waters shimmering dreamily against the golden hues around it, green grasses waving invitingly in the breeze, beckoning to thirsty animals and weary travelers.
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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