All types of boating are allowed at Pickwick Landing. There are two public boat ramps in the park, each of which is available free of charge. During summer pool, boats of up to 60 feet can be launched.
Currently, there are 191 wet slips as well as 88 slips for dry boat storage, 46 sailboat slips, and 35 transient slips. There is no charge for temporary docking, but for transient (overnight) docking there is a charge.
A service dock is available. Fuel is available: gas 89 octane, diesel, 50:1 pre-mix. Semi-v, 14 foot fishing boats may be rented here. Guide services are not available at the park, but inquire at the Park Office and we will give you a list of qualified guides in the area. Laundry and shower facilities are located at the Marina Office Building. The marina is open year round.
Marina hours are 7 am to 8 pm from April 1st through October 15th and 7 am to 5 pm from October 16th through March 31st. Office: 731-689-5175. Contact the harbormaster on Marine Channel 16 for directions.
Tennessee Boating Regulations
Events and Planned Programs
April 4-5, 2012 -
2012 Tennessee Sesquicentennial Signature Event.
For more information please call
615-741-2159 or visit tncivilwar150.com.
Year-round events, such as bird and snake programs, nature hikes, and tree identification presentations are very popular. Special arrangements can be made for your group, no matter how small. Call the Park Office for program information (731) 689-3129.
Dragonfly and Damselfly Checklist
Pickwick Lake is famous for smallmouth bass and Tennessee River Catfish. Biting year round are crappie, bluegill, white bass, stripes and sauger. Boat rentals, fishing piers, bank fishing and local guides are available. There is something for everyone at Pickwick, from the expert (some of the biggest tournaments are held here) to the novice. Pickwick Lake is located in three states; check license requirements. Valid TN Fishing license required.
Tennessee Fishing Regulations
Tennessee State Parks fishing policies
The Pickwick Landing State Park Golf Course is located close to the border of Mississippi and Alabama within the proximity of Pickwick Dam. The course was opened in May 1973 and is a favorite of the locals as well as destination golfers. Every hole is tree-lined. Out of bounds guards eleven holes, and water is found on eight holes. There are a total of 21 bunkers found throughout the course.
Tee times may be reserved by calling the golf course or you may make Online Tee
Time Reservations at Pickwick Landing Golf Course.
Learn more about the Pickwick Landing Golf Course
on the Tennessee Golf Trail
Enjoy the Island Loop Trail, which meanders almost 3-miles through a beautiful hardwood forest along the river. More relaxing than strenuous, the trail offers the hiker a glimpse of wildlife and natural wonders of this resort park.
Six pavilions located in the day use area with tables, grills, and nearby bathroom facilities. Two can be reserved. There are five shelters on the park. The CCC built two of the lakeside shelters in the late 1930’s. Of the other three, two also offer lake front views, while the third is located adjacent to the playground. Up to 150 people can be accommodated at each pavilion. Two of the shelters can be reserved up to a year in advance for a small fee. All of the shelters have grills, 2 have running water. The main picnic area is accessible to wheelchairs. There are 100+ tables located throughout the park. Most offer lake front picnicking while others are located near the playground. All picnic tables have grills, none have running water.
Playgrounds and Sports Fields
Pickwick Landing offers one playground located near the picnic area. While some sports equipment is available, bringing your own is recommended.
The inn offers an indoor pool
and an outdoor pool from Memorial Day to Labor Day exclusively for our cabin and inn guests. Pickwick Landing has three public swimming beaches. Circle Beach and Sandy Beach are located in the park's day-use area and the third is located across the lake at Bruton Branch primitive area. All together, there are about two miles of public swimming beach at Pickwick. Swimming is not supervised at the beaches. Restrooms are available.