Nature Walks
    Nature walks in the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge and provide very interesting scenery along the trek. As a migratory bird sanctuary, the location has an array of waterfowl for watching – as well as many other species of animals who visit. For more information contact

    Fishing Pier
    A handicap accessible fishing pier is located on the roadside of the designated scenic route. Bring your own gear, or click here for where to buy while you’re there. For more information contact

    Boat Launch Ramp
    Free public access 55' x 55' lighted, concrete launching ramp. For more information contact

    “A Pearl of a Tour”
    The Pearl Farm, Mini-Theatre and Museum and Pearl Jewelry Showroom are open to the public, free of charge, seven days a week, all year around. Brief orientation tours available. “A Pearl of a Tour” (3-5 hours) by reservations only, and operates May – October. Includes guided visit to pearl farm, introduction to the pearl culturing industry, and the history of freshwater pearls. Visit with divers who will open mussels showing the finished cultured pearl. Full catered lunch in lakeside pavilion included: BBQ chicken, ribs and pulled pork BBQ, and all the fixin’s. Optional visit to Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park Folklife Museum offers an insight into the pearling industry on the Tennessee River. For more information contact

    Guided Lake Tour
    Enjoy the natural beauty of Kentucky Lake’s scenic Tennessee River cutting through its waters. Tours are scheduled by appointment only, and are 1-2 hours. For more information contact

    Guided Civil War Tour
    Look at the area from a whole different perspective as you enjoy the narrated Civil War tour. The Tennessee River and many sites along it, were sites of battle during the era. 1-2 hour tours by appointment only. For more information contact

    Enjoy tent or RV camping along the shores of Tennessee’s beautiful Kentucky Lake. Primitive, full or partial hook ups, hot showers and swimming pool available. For more information contact

    Boat Rentals
    Rent a canoe, fishing, pontoon, or ski boat and enjoy the pristine waters of beautiful Kentucky Lake’s scenic Tennessee River. Guides A host of area guides for hunting and fishing are available. Click here for list. For more information contact

    126-slip marina with ship’s store, gas, diesel, snacks, sandwiches, beverages, ice, bait, fishing license, and gift items. Located only 9 miles off I-40 from the Birdsong exit 133, at the Tennessee River Mile Marker 103.5. For more information contact

    Overnight Cottages
    14 full-housekeeping cottages and mobile homes on 58-acre resort complex. Located in the Birdsong Creek embayment of beautiful Kentucky Lake’s scenic Tennessee River. Full-service marina, boat rentals, swimming pool, and children’s playground. For more information contact

    Shopping For Freshwater Pearl Jewelry
    Shop for freshwater pearls jewelry from the extensive selection available at the Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm. Classic strings to fashion designs, earrings, bracelets, rings, tie tacks, pendants, broaches and more. For more information contact

    4-Wheeler Trails
    Miles and miles of 4-wheeler trails to ride the day away. Bring your 4-wheeler, or bring your group with all their four-wheelers, too. Nearby accommodations click here. For more information contact