Big Hill Pond State Park - Tennessee
Big Hill Pond State Park - Pocahontas
Big Hill Pond State Park is in the southwestern part of McNairy County and encompasses approximately 5,000 acres of magnificent timberland and hardwood bottom land. The park is located about 18 miles south of Selmer, Tennessee on State Hwy 57. Cypress Creek and Tuscumbia River border the property. Several oxbow lakes and sloughs add to the waterway. The flood plain adjacent to both the Tuscumbia River and Cypress Creek contains small oxbow lakes and swamp areas which are desirable habitat for waterfowl, wildlife and fishing.
The Boardwalk and Dismal Swamp--eight tenths of a mile long, through the scenic Dismal Swamp. The Observation Tower--70 feet tall, this refurbished fire tower offers a panoramic view of Travis McNatt Lake and Dismal Swamp Civil War Earthworks--railroad guard post built by Union Soldiers Nature Watching--waterfowl, including osprey, migrations in spring and fall, some year round residence, abundant wildlife.