David Crockett State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 107
The park's two campgrounds contain a total of 107 sites, each equipped with a table and grill plus electrical and water hookups. Bathhouses provide hot showers, commodes and lavatories. A dump station available for self-contained rigs. Campsites are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Stay limit is two weeks.
There is a scout camp area with primitive camping that can accommodate up to 30 campers.
A paved bicycle trail carries you through the woods where you may see deer, squirrels, rabbits and turkey in addition to a lot of feathered friends. You can stop at the environmental classroom overlook shelter and view the area where Crocketts' industrial operations were located on Shoal Creek below Crockett Falls. You finish your ride at the swimming pool parking lot. You can return by the same route or ride on the main park road leading from the front of the park restaurant.
The park does operate a boat rental area. Paddle boats are available for rent from Memorial Day through late August. Fishing boats can be rented year-round. Fishermen must have wearable life jacket, paddles or electric trolling motor.
No personally owned boats or motors are permitted on the lake.
Forty-acre Lindsey Lake provides year-round fishing enjoyment and visitors can expect catches of bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish. Fishermen over the age of 13 must possess a valid Tennessee fishing license. Fishing is allowed anywhere on the banks of the lake as well as boat fishing.
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