Activities that connect you to nature are abundant in and around Fayetteville. Paddling down the Elk River is popular and many local parks allow great opportunities for picnics and outdoor recreation including a connection to our green way. A trip to Fayetteville cannot occur without some admiration of the beautiful landscapes of Lincoln County, a reflection of one of largest agricultural contributors in the state. Roll the windows down and smell the fresh honeysuckle. Only in Fayetteville.
Don Davidson/Lions Club Complex
Recreational area with walking trail around a lake and a wooded nature trail extension, kids trail, dog park with water stations, picnic-style pavilions, six baseball/softball fields, volleyball, 18-hole disc golf, fishing, and horseshoes. fayettevilletn.com
Joy Gleghorn Nature Preserve at Wells Hill Park
114-acre park and nature preserve featuring accessible waterfalls, hiking trails, streams and pavilion. tenngreen.org
Outdoor playground with children’s climbing structures, swings, slides and benches with a surrounding 1/2 mile track.
Kiwanis Recreation Field
Lighted walking track near Little League and Peewee fields, batting cage and a skateboard park.
S.J. King Park
Wide open spaces with clear views of the Elk River, numerous large pavilions, and public ball field. fayettevilletn.com
Stone Bridge Park
Centrally-located historic park, with stone bridge leading to 1791 log cabin, a pond with dispensers for feeding the ducks, benches, and swings along the adjacent Elk River.
Large grassy park with swings, restrooms, and a wonderful pavilion for family and community picnics as well as any outdoor gathering or event.
See the historic site where Tennessee earned the name, the “Volunteer State”. Visit this defining location where General Andrew Jackson summoned troops for the War of 1812, and learn how the overwhelming volunteer turnout, including David (Davy) Crockett and Sam Houston, gave Tennessee its proud nickname and helped propel Andrew Jackson all the way to the presidency. Stand in the place where national history was made.