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Outdoor Activities

Middle Tennessee is home to a variety of lakes and rivers. Ready to fish, swim, canoe or kayak? Whatever your mood we are sure you will find the perfect activity near Butterfly Hollow.

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Kayak/Canoe

Tennessee Kayak and Outdoor Company is located in the quaint community of Carthage, TN just a short drive North of Butterfly Hollow. Offering 1/2 day and full day river trips on the Cumberland and the Lower Caney Fork Rivers with your choice of a single or tandem kayak or canoe adventure.

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Kayak/Canoe

At Canoe the Caney, they offer affordable fun for everyone! From simple canoe rentals on the Caney Fork, to kayak rentals and adventure packages, Canoe The Caney is one of the most enjoyable and affordable family activities you will find in Tennessee.

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Paddle Board

At Granville Paddle and Board they share their love of Historic Granville and The Cumberland River/Cordell Hull Lake by providing visitors with Kayak Rentals, Sunset Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals, Paddle Board Rentals and Historic Boat Tours. Located at Wildwood Resort and Marina.

Dale Hollow Lake

Lake

Dale Hollow offers more than just fun on the water — its rolling hills and 620 miles of undeveloped shoreline, combined with a mild climate and long recreation season, makes it an ideal family destination to enjoy for the day or all weekend long. Voted #4 Best Lake to Float by USA Today Newspaper.

Lost Sea

Lake

The Lost Sea is America’s largest underground lake and Registered National Landmark located in beautiful Sweetwater, Tennessee. Your adventure begins with a guided tour of the caverns and ends with a boat ride on The Lost Sea, America’s Largest Underground Lake!

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Golf

Crossville and Cumberland County, Tennessee, easily lay claim to being called the “Golf Capital of Tennessee.”  Situated on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, 10 championship golf courses await golfers of all skill levels. From Wyndham at Fairfield Glade to the Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain State Park, this is the best spot for golf in Tennessee.

Hiking

Middle Tennessee has some of the best hiking trails in the state. Discover Tennessee’s natural, cultural, and historic heritage at one of the following state parks: Ceders of Lebanon, Cummins Falls, Falls Creek Falls, Cordell Hull, Edgar Evins, or Ozone Falls State Natural Area. Of course you can hike the trails at Butterfly Hollow.

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National Park

Encompassing 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area features a huge array of scenic gorges and sandstone bluffs, is rich with natural and historic features and has been developed to provide visitors with a wide range of outdoor recreational activities. Fun for all ages.