Mousetail Landing State Park In Tennessee
Mousetail Landing State Park is a park that caters to the whole family.
Mousetail Landing State Park is a historical park situated on the east banks of the Tennessee River. It is rich in history and natural beauty-two aspects that lure hundreds of tourists every year.
The park itself is host to thousands of ancient American Indian artifacts that are restricted by law. No digging is allowed and all artifacts found must not leave the premises. On site, the park office hosts several American Indian artifacts and memorabilia as well as several other artifacts from the past.
There is no admission charge for Mousetail and it is converged upon daily during the summer by sportsmen, families, adventurers and many more who enjoy the aspect of the natural setting and the location of the Tennessee River.
Mousetail Landing State Park came by its name during the Civil War. Several tanneries were located nearby. When several of the tanneries caught fire during the Civil War, the expanse of mice seen fleeing the wharehouses proved to give the park its future name.
The park offers a dock for boats, provides camping accomodations, as well as picnic areas, volleyball courts, lush wildlife, and much, much more.
It is a park that the whole family can enjoy. If ever you're in the area, do stop by and give Mousetail Landing State Park a try and I'm sure you won't be disappointed.