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PARKS IN LAWRENCE COUNTY

 

DAVID CROCKETT STATE PARK

Dedicated in May, 1959, in honor of one of Tennessee's most famous native sons, David Crockett State Park is located on US Highway 64 in Lawrence County, one-half mile west of the city of Lawrenceburg. david-crockett

 

Camping - The park's two campgrounds contain a total of 107 sites, each equipped with a table and grill plus electrical and water hookups. Ultra-modern bathhouses provide hot showers and restrooms. Campsites are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not accepted, and stay limit is two weeks.

 

Restaurant  (931-762-9541) - The park's restaurant, with a seating capacity of 240, is situated on a hill overlooking scenic Lindsey Lake. Open year round, it features fine southern cuisine at popular prices. Two private dining rooms are available for group functions. The restaurant can also cater to groups of up to 250 people. Breakfast: Sat & Sun 7:30am - 10:00am,  Lunch: Mon-Sun 11:00am - 2:00pm, Dinner: Fri & Sat 4:30pm - 7:30pm.

 

Recreation - An olympic-sized swimming pool with a modern bathhouse and concession stand offers the very finest in aquatic enjoyment. There is ample sunbathing space and a wading pool for children. Lifeguards are on duty during swimming hours, and the pool is open from early summer through mid August.

 

Forty-Acre Lindsey Lake - Provides year-round fishing enjoyment, and large stringers of bass are not uncommon. Rowboats and pedal boats are available for rent at the park boat dock. No personally owned boats or motors are permitted on the lake. Fishermen over 13 years of age must possess a valid Tennessee fishing license. Fishermen using boats must provide their own floatation devices and paddles or electric trolling motor. A full range of recreational facilities and activities can be found at Crockett, including a paved bicycle trail. Other activities include hiking, tennis, softball, volleyball, and much more.

 

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BOBBY BREWER PARK
Named after park supporter Bobby Brewer of Lawrenceburg, this park features:

 

- Four softball fields

- Four Little League baseball fields

- Two soccer fields

- Two Babe Ruth baseball fields

- Walking track

- Fishing pond

- Picnic shelters and playground

 

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ROTARY PARK
Rotary Park is leased by the Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg and managed by the Lawrenceburg Parks and Recreation Department. Through this partnership, the community enjoys access to:

 

- Three gymnasiums

- Walking track

- Swimming pool with water slide

- Grandstands and arena

- Stock barn pavilion

- Picnic shelters and playground

- Concession food booths

 

NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS

Malcolm Weathers Memorial Park (South Main St, Loretto) - War Memorial, gazebo, picnic tables

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Richardson Acres Park (Deer Hollow Street) - playground, picnic shelter, basketball court

 

Swinging Bridge Park (Simms Street) - playground picnic shelter, basketball court

 

Hope Springs Park & Bicycle Trail (Hwy 64 West) - picnic tables, bike trail

 

Flanigan Field (Mahr Avenue) - Babe Ruth baseball field

 

Scout Park (Waterloo Street) - camping space, fire pits, Boy and Girl Scout Lodge

 

Shoal Creek Campground (Shoal Circle) - camper hookups, walking trail, fishing on Shoal Creek