Top 4 Fort Loudoun State Historic Park Weekend Activities

by | Jun 14, 2022

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? How about spending a day at Fort Loudoun State Historic Park? Everyone has something to do, from water sports, hiking, and other fun adventures to break up the doldrums of the week and get you outdoors. Here’s a short list of fun things at Fort Loudoun State Historic Park.

4 Fort Loudon State Park Weekend Activities You Should Not Miss

1. Paddling

There is no boat ramp at the park, but you can use the kayak launch if you bring your paddle craft. If you enjoy the water, don’t pass up this opportunity to experience nature at its finest on Tellico Lake. Get on the lake while listening to nature’s music and admiring the scenery.

Except for special events and garrison weekends, the historical park is open daily. For more information and a map, click here.


  • Kayak: $20 for 3 hours, plus $8 for each additional hour
  • Kayak: Tandem: $33 for 3 hours, plus $11 per hour
  • Paddleboard: $20 for 3 hours and then $8 every hour

2. Hiking

As you walk through the park, listen to the birds chirping, the wind whistling through the trees, and the leaves crunching under your feet. All hikers will find a moderate hiking trail in the park. The park’s 5-mile trail includes the Ridge Top Trail Loop, Meadow Loop, Lost Shoe Loop, and River Gate Trail. Find more information by clicking here.

3. Fishing

The park’s proximity to Tellico Lake makes it a popular fishing destination. People here enjoy fishing for bass, catfish, and other species of fish. There is a fishing pier, but you can also use the bank for fishing.

4. Birding

If you like birds, you’ll be glad to know that there are some spectacular migratory birds here. The fields of native grasses provide an ideal habitat for birds. You will find quail and other open land birds. Do not forget to get your camera to capture the view!

The park’s 1,200-acre size allows for interactive educational programs. If you are a teacher and want to take your students out into nature to learn, click here.

Spend the weekend in a beautiful historic park in Tennessee. Do not miss these Fort Loudon State Park Weekend Activities. Also, check out their upcoming events here.

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