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We stopped by Herb Parsons Lake for the first time today, just on a Sunday afternoon drive. This is a nature type park, no big playground/fitness park areas. Family oriented. There are walking trails, picnic areas, small fishing boat rentals, several dock areas for fishing....More
Not community friendly, or even friendly. If you are a biker or a runner, I would not go there. Their "store" is not stocked with much that you can use. The person in charge has "forbid" racing there. They even complained when groups of bikes...More
Many people bring their boats or rent them from the bait shop. Fishing is the main attraction. However there is also an archery range, a mountain bike trail and a very popular hiking/running trail, plus picnic tables and restrooms. The terrain is pretty flat, but...More
I went for a hike on the trail. After the first five minutes, the trail is in the shade. Easy to follow for the first 4.5 miles The trail seemed to end abruptly on a road next to the park. Or maybe I was lost?...More
Herb Parsons is a 177 acre fishing lake managed by the state of TN. It has a bait shop and rental boats. There are also 7+ miles of trails around the lake that are very popular with hikers and mountain bikers. The lake is just...More
Bring your knobby tires! 7.5 miles of mountain biking (or hiking) around the lake with lots of side trails. Lots of kayakers, paddle boarders & anglers. There are picnic tables, a fishing pier, an archery range, & a shelter house. There is a small concessionaire...More
Fishing in the lake seems to be the main attraction. There is a concession to buy bait and rent boats. However, most folks I saw were walking or biking. A long trail borders the lake, which ensures a colorful ride. There are tables for picnic....More