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Whispering Pines RV Park
129 McKenzie Rd., Jackson, TN 38301; (731) 422-3682
Open year round, the RV park offers 30 sites including 9 pull-thrus, 30-50 amp service, propane, laundry, picnic tables. Take I-40 Exit 76, go to traffic light, turn right at light and go 1/2 mile to entrance of RV park. McKenzie & Son Bar-B-Q Market within walking distance. No interstate noise.
Located at the corner of Stonebridge and Channing Way; (731) 425-8227
Liberty Garden was created as a memorial to September 11, 2001. It is a passive park with a 1/2 acre walking trail, gazebo, picnic tables, garden benches and plenty of green space for creative play. Points of interest include Freedom Plaza which includes a Freedom Shrine (30 Historical American documents), a Veteran’s Memorial Wall for Madison County Fallen Soldiers (Beginning with WW I), a decorative, round, concrete replica of the Tennessee Flag, and an arboretum marked with the trees’ scientific and common names.
Joy-O RV Park
150 Hwy. 138 & I-40, Denmark, TN 38391; (731) 424-3725; E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Open year round. Joy-O RV Park has 20 pull-thru sites with electric, water and sewage; 10 back in spaces with electric and water; and 10 tent sites. Bath house and laundry open all night. Swimming pool open May 31st until Labor Day. All sites have shade and grass patios. Also available is an open field for sports, a meeting room and telephone hookups at some sites. Grocery store and restaurant within walking distance. Located 11 miles west of Jackson on I-40 and Hwy. 138 Exit 68, go south on Hwy. 138 for 100 yards and turn left at the Joy-O Park Entrance Sign. If you are heading Hwy. 70 West turn right and go 3/4 mile and turn right at the entrance sign.
Cypress Grove Nature Park
Located four minutes from downtown Jackson on Highway 70 West; (731) 425-8316
Established in 1984 to preserve part of Jackson’s natural river bottom habitat, Cypress Grove consists of 165 acres of Cypress forest and features trails, more than two miles of elevated boardwalk, a pond and a lake, home to various mammals, frogs, fish, turtles and more than 175 species of birds. The site also features the Aerie Trail Raptor Center, a haven for birds of prey that have been injured and cannot survive on their own in the wild. Restrooms and picnic facilities. Free admission. Open daily Nov.-March 8 a.m.-5 p.m., April-Oct. 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Group reservations accepted.
Woodland Hills Golf & Country Club
2 Clubhouse Dr., Pinson, TN 38366; (731) 988-5311
Located just off Highway 45 South of Jackson, Woodland Hills Golf & Country Club was designed by Bobby J. Martin and features 6,390 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 70.8 and it has a slope rating of 125 on Bent grass.
300 Hurts Chapel Rd., Jackson, TN 38301; (731) 422-0950
A 575-acre man-made lake, operated by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, features small boats & fishing from boat, bank, or pier. Swimming or water skiing are not allowed. Bait, tackle, boat rentals, fishing pier, picnic area, and boat ramps are all available.
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