Outdoor Adventure Awaits You In Perry County Tennessee!
Buffalo River Resort
The newest Buffalo River recreation destination, featuring hiking,tubing, horseback riding,canoeing and other fun right on the river. Primitive camping, RV hookups and cabins are available.
Courthouse, Linden, TN
The center of downtown and a great meeting spot is the Perry County Courthouse, erected in 1928 and listed on the Historic Register.
Walk the streets of downtown for beautiful murals depicting the town's history and local shopping and artisans.
Cedar Grove Iron Furnace
Built in 1834, this operation once employed over 100 workers and turned out 40 tons of ore a week. The iron was hauled two miles west to Cedar Creek Landing on the Tennessee River and shipped throughout the south. During the Civil War, the furnace was attacked by Union gunboats and production stopped soon after. It is the only surviving double stack furnace in Tennessee.
Mousetail Landing State Park
This 1,247-acre area is located on the east banks of the TN River. Tradition has it that the park received its name during the Civil War when one of the area’s tanning companies caught fire. The exodus of mice fleeing the burning tannery was so profuse that the area in proximity of the park became known as Mousetail Landing. Located on the TN River, fishing is a popular activity, and is permitted anywhere you can reach water. They have a 3-mile and 8-mile hiking trail, 25 picnic tables w/grills
located southeast of Linden, is the burial place of Perry County farmer Pickney Hufstedler. Afraid of water getting in his tomb, he asked that a gravehouse be built over it. He also asked that his body be pulled in a wagon with white oxen and that "no Mules" be used. This is the largest gravehouse in TN and it's listed on the National Historic Register.
Buffalo River Golf Course
The 9-hole "Buffalo River" course at the Buffalo River Country Club facility in Lobelville, Tennessee features all the hallmarks of Tennessee golf. From the back tees, the course plays over 3185 yards . Buffalo River golf course opened in 1959
Cedar Creek Indian Mound
Believed to be close to a thousand years old, this mound was constructed between 1000 and 1300 A.D. It measures 120 feet around and 20 feet high. The mound has eroded through the years, but is still one of the largest in Tennessee. Privately owned, can be viewed from road.