Benton-Houston Ferry- The ferry reduces the 90 minute journey between the 2 counties to an easy and memorable 7 minute ride. The Ferry is open year around, Monday-Friday 5:30 am-6:00 pm, and Saturday-Sunday 6:00 am-6:00 pm. Residents of Houston, Stewart, Henry and Benton County can ride for .75 cents. All non-residents ride for $2.00. For more information on the ferry, please call 931-721-2776.
Benton County Veterans Memorial- Veterans and civilians alike are included in this Memorial. The organization produces many events through out the year, so please pay close attention to the community event calendar. For more information on the Benton County Veterans Memorial, please contact Christy Hodge at 731-441-1802. Located at 361 Veterans Drive in Camden. Facebook-Benton County Veterans Memorial
Natchez Trace State Park- 4 lakes for anglers to choose from that contain an abundance of crappie, bluegill, bass and catfish. Cabins, row boats, and pedal boats for rents. Pin Oak Lodge and Restaurant is available as well as hiking trails, campgrounds, horse trails, and ATV trails in limited locations. Located on Exit 116 off I-40. Call 731-968-3742 for more information. Click here for website.
Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park- Cabins, camping, group lodge, fishing, boating, hiking trails, picnicking, and pavilion areas. Home to Pilot Knob, Civil War history, scenic overlook and the Tennessee River Folk Life Center. Exit 126 off of I-40, go North to Camden and follow the signs to the park. For more information, call 731-584-653. Click herefor website. 1825 Pilot Knob Rd in Eva.
Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum, Farm, and Tour- State of Tennessee's official site of freshwater pearl culturing, growing Tennessee's official gem - the freshwater pearl. Walk-in brief tours, or add on to "mini" or full tours (with catered lunch) by schedule. Visitors may shop from pearl jewelry showroom and gift shop. Hosted by Birdsong Resort, located 9 miles north of Exit 133 off I-40. 225 Marina Road, Camden. For more information, call 731-584-7880. Click here for website.
Parks and Recreation- Veterans Memorial Park sports a modern 4 field playing complex complete with concessions and state-of-the-art scoreboards. Camden City Park host 5 billfolds, 3 concessions, tennis courts, volleyball sandpit, swimming pool, walking track, and 2 playground areas. Big Sandy City Park features 2 ball fields, picnic pavilion, and large field for soccer events, football games, or festival locations.
Lakeshore United Methodist Assembly- Summer Camp and Retreat center located in Eva, TN featuring 14 dormitory-style cabins, 6 hotel-quality rooms, a 2 story lodge with kitchen and living area independent on each floor, biological field station, cafeteria and buffet-style dining, water recreation area with the "lazy river" and a 180° slide, and Arts & Crafts Center. Lakeshore is open to the public for group reservations. Call 731-584-6102 for more information.www.lakeshoreuma.com 1458 Pilot Knob Rd.
Magic Valley Golf Club- 118 acres with a 9-hole course, located on Eva Road in Camden. Rental carts are available. Open year-round. Pro Shop open 10am-5pm weekdays and 8:30am-5pm on weekends. Memberships available or just play 9 or 18 holes. For more information, call 731-584-9964. 2252 Eva Rd in Camden.
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge- Wildlife viewing year around. Take Exit 133 off I-40. For more information, call 731-642-2091.
Camp Mack Morris- A 500 are facility that is home to summer camps for Boy Scouts of America. The property also rents to public groups and features a group lodge (sleeps 30) with kitchen facilities, "Project Hope" team building workshop, tent camping areas, and lakeside hiking. For more information, call The Boy Scouts of America West TN Area Council at 731-669-3787. Website: Camp Mack Morris
Patsy Cline Memorial- A monument stands on the historic site where country music stars Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, Hawkshaw Hawkins, and pilot Randy Hughes tragically lost their lives in a plane crash on March 5, 1963, 2.8 miles North of Camden at 2746 Mt. Carmel Road.
Duck River Scenic Overlook- View of the Tennessee River Valley and Wildlife. North of exit 133 off I-40 at the 7 mile marker on Highway 191.
Quilt Block Trail- A county wide trail that features more than 123 quilt blocks. All exhibits may be viewed from the road, therefor handicap accessible. Brochures are available at the Benton County/Camden Chamber of Commerce offie that includes a location map. For more information, call 731-584-8395.
Birdsong Resort, Marina, and Lakeside RV and Tent Campground- On beautiful Kentucky Lake, 53-acre recreational complex offers 25 rental cottages, Community Center, swimming pool, playground, covered-slip marina, launching ramp, handicap accessible fishing pier, tournament headquarters, ship's store, boat sales and service, shaded area for tents, and concrete pull-thru sites for RVs with 20/30/50 amp and water hookups on all and sewage on select pads. For more information, please call 731-584-7880. Located at 255 Marina Road in Camden. www.birdsong.com
Birdsong Drive-In- Fun and relaxing outdoor movie entertainment for the entire family on 2 screens with full concessions available! Open in spring and summer, Friday-Monday. Located at 907 Shiloh Church Road in Camden. Call 731-584-8787 for movie information or visit their website www.birdsongdrive-in.com
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