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  • backroadsBAKERS BLUFF-HICKMAN CO. – Scenic view along the Natchez Trace Pkwy. that overlooks the Duck River & farmland.
  • BUFFALO RIVER TRAIL RIDE INC. – 5929 Bromley Cemetery Rd., Waynesboro. Week-long or 3-day weekend horse back rides available April, June, July & Oct: bring your own horse. Primatime camping, sites with electricity & bathhouses. Open May - Nov. (931) 722-9170  www.brtr.com.
  • BUFORD MCCORD PARK - 5387 Hwy 100, Lyles. Community Park with walking trails, playground equipment and shelters.  (931) 670-0435.
  • C&R BUGGY & CARRIAGE – Horse drawn buggy ride through beautiful historic Lynchburg, TN. For reservations call (931) 433-8461 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • CEDAR GROVE IRON FURNACE – South of Hwy. 412 W., Linden. Last remaining double-stack iron furnace on the Western Highland Rim. It was shelled by Union troops in the Civil War. Directions: www.tnvacation.com.
  • CHICKASAW TRACE PARK – Santa Fe Pk., Columbia. Wilderness hiking trails wind around the Duck River bottomlands. (931) 375-6103. Mountain Bike (MTB) and hiking trail. www.columbiacyclingclub.com/mtb_park.asp
  • COLUMBIA BICYCLING CLUB – 1116 W. 7th St., PMB 127, or The Wheel at 11 Public Sq., Columbia. (931) 381-3225. www.columbiacyclingclub.com.
  • CORNERSVILLE "CALABOOSE PARK" - Water Street, Cornersville.  Community Park with playground and picnic area.
  • DEEP SOUTH OUTDOORS – On Carter Mtn. south of Winchester. Breath-taking trail system for wagons, horseback riding & ATVs. All skill levels. (800) 239-9090. www.deepsouthoutdoors.com.
  • HARVEYS GARDEN – 90 S. College St., Winchester. Walk through the paths of beautiful flowers and bushes.
  • JACKSON FALLS-HICKMAN CO. – Historic rest stop on the Natchez Trace Pkwy. near Shady Grove.
  • JERRY DIXON WALKING TRAIL - River Park, Centerville.  A walking trail next to the scenic Duck River.  (931) 729-4246
  • JOHN NOEL NATURAL AREA - Old Hwy 46, Bon Aqua.  1 mile walking trail on land that was once the site of the Bon Aqua Springs Hotel in the 19th and 20th centuries.  (615) 532-0431
  • LADY'S BLUFF NATURE TRAIL - A foot trail maintained by the TVA offering a spectacular view of the Tennessee River at its terminus. Round trip 2.7 miles, parking available at trail head.  For a map visit: http://www.tnvacation.com/vendors/ladys_bluff_nature_trail
  • MOUSETAIL STATE PARK - The park has one day-use, three-mile trail. There is one overnight, eight-mile trail with two screened shelters. These back-country shelters have plywood bunks and each shelter sleeps eight people.  There are biking trails in the park as well for mountain bikes.  For more information, please contact Mousetail Landing State Park directly at 731-847-0841.
  • NATCHEZ TRACE PKWY – 444-mile National Park Service Parkway preserves numerous historic sites related to the exploration & settlement of what is now the Southern U.S. Wayside exhibits, hiking trails & bike route available. (800) 305-7417. www.nps.gov/natr/index.htm.
  • NATCHEZ TRACE WILDERNESS PRESERVE - 1363 Napier Rd., Hohenwald.  Off Natchez Trace Parkway between mile marker 380 and 381.  Nestled on a beautiful over 830 acres with many amenities for the young & young at heart.  (931) 796-3212 www.campntwp.com 
  • NATURE TRAIL WALKS-LEWIS CO. – Devil’s Backbone State Natural Area & Meriwether Lewis National Park on the Natchez Trace Pkwy.
  • ROCK CREEK PARK 101 Old Farmington Rd., Lewisburg. Park offers a greenway, picnic area and seasonal farmers market. Local festivals are held at this park.
  • RUTLEDGE FALLS – 1289 Rutledge Falls Rd., Tullahoma. Take a short, easy walk to the top, then head down the natural stone “steps” to the base of the falls. A striking statue called “The Lady of the Falls” is in the middle of the forest. (931) 455-8879.
  • SHORT SPRINGS STATE NATURAL AREA – 2250 Short Springs Rd., Tullahoma. Located 3 miles west on Country Club Dr. off Hwy. 55. 420-acre preserve known for variety of wildflowers. Take the hiking trail and experience 3 waterfalls: Machine Falls, Upper Busby Falls and Lower Busby Falls. (931) 455-2648.
  • SOUTHPORT SALTPETER CAVE – 2171 Mack Benderman Rd., Culleoka. One of the largest in Middle TN. During Civil War it was mined for nitrate to use in making gun powder. Tours by appt. (931) 379-4404.
  • SPRING HILL BATTLEFIELD - 3331 Dening Lane, Spring Hill.  This farmland became a Civil War battlefield. Confederates led by Generals Hood, Forrest, Cleburne and Brown fought the Federals here, but Union and his 25,000 men were able to slip away.  Stop and walk through part of the 110-acre battlefield, preserved & protected by the Civil War Preservation Trust.
  • STONE BRIDGE PARK & VISITOR CENTER – ThorntonTaylor Pkwy. (Hwy. 64 Bypass), Fayetteville. A replica of the uniquely engineered old stone bridge which spanned the Elk River from 1861-1969 & the Lancaster Cabin, circa 1791, are focal points of the park. (931) 433-6059.
  • TN FITNESS SPA – 299 Natural Bridge Park Rd., Waynesboro. See the only known double-span natural bridge formation in the world & natural “ice cave” where it’s 58° year-round. (800) 235-8365. www.tfspa.com.
  • TREASURES & MORE ON HWY. 64 – Start in any of these counties – Wayne, Lawrence, Giles, Lincoln or Franklin – & travel David Crockett Pkwy. (Hwy. 64) for over 100 sites to see, eat, sleep & enjoy.
  • WALKING TOURS OF THE HISTORIC HOMES OF FAYETTEVILLE – 208 Elk Ave. S. Fayetteville. (931) 433-1234. www.fayettevillelincolncountychamber.com.
  • WALLS OF JERICHO STATE NATURAL AREA – From U.S. Hwy. 64 W. go approx 1.2 miles, turn L onto TN Hwy. 16 S. for 16 miles. This rock feature, part of a 754-acre SNA forms a huge, bowl shaped amphitheater surrounded by steep 200-ft. sheer rock walls.
  • WOOLY'S OFF ROAD PARK - 2000 Mooresville Rd., Lynnville.  Open weekends & holidays, 8am - dark.  $15 per person  (931) 703-3129  www.woolysoftroad.com  

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