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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.


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.


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.


Lake Meadow Farm located in Granville, TN offers guided horseback riding around Cordell Hull Lake aboard a smooth riding gaited horse. Specializing in small groups of no more than 6 riders you will find yourself one with nature. Please call as they set rides by appointment only.


Fall Creek Falls Riding Stables is located in Spencer, Tennessee. Offering friendly and professional services for riders of all levels, they have what you are looking for. A guided 2 1/2 mile trail starts at $30.00 per rider. Ideal option to include if you plan to hike at Falls Creek Falls State Park.

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.


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!


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.


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.


Do you know there are 195 waterfalls recognized in the Upper Cumberland region. It has received the distinction of having one of the highest concentrations of waterfalls in the US. Here are a few you may want to explore!

Cummins Falls
Burgess Falls
Fall Creek Falls
Lost Creek Falls
Ozone Falls

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.