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Cordell Hull Lake

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71 Corps Lane
Carthage, TN   37030

Region: Middle - Smith County

Additional Information: Ten-mile and twelve-mile trails. Primitive camping and loading ramps. Bring your own horse. The Lowland Trail is an ideal place for beginning riders to master the equestrian art, or for the experienced rider to enjoy a leisurely ride through the open flat lakeshore environment. The second trail is the Wilderness Trail. This trail is much more challenging for both the rider and the horse. The Wilderness Trail leaves the flat ground of the lakeshore and heads for the hills. Along this trail, you will travel through steep terrain past a timberland full of a variety of vegetation and wildlife. Rest stops along the trail offer a scenic, panoramic view of Cordell Hull Lake from atop the hills.

Take I-40 to the Carthage exit, then Highway 53 to Granville. The trail entrance is beside the road just past Granville. There is a parking area here or you can turn left off Highway 54, go about 5 miles to the entrance for both trails and a primitive camping ground.

Map: Cordell Hull Lake