Buffalo Canoeing & Campground

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Buffalo Canoeing & Campground

Buffalo River
Buffalo River

With traditional Christian values and an alcohol free campground, if your church group, youth group, Scout troop or other organization is interested in a safe, family oriented location to experience the joys of canoeing and camping the Buffalo River, then Buffalo Canoeing & Campground is the place for you.  Offering canoeing, kayaking and tubing adventures on the Class I and Class II river.

The campground is located at the end of a hidden valley, bordered on one side by the beautiful Buffalo River, and along the other side flows a quiet stream that children love to play in.  Each campsite is on the river, in shade with tables, charcoal grills and firepits.

Facilities for groups from 2 to 200.  A bathhouse with restrooms and hot showers and a small camp store with snacks, drinks, ice and firewood for sale.  We support and practice “Leave No Trace” wilderness ethics.

Contact us at 931-796-2211 or www.buffalocanoeingofhohenwald.com.

 

Tennessee National Raceway

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Tennessee National Raceway

TennesseeNationalRacewayLocated at 316 Race Track Rd., (3 miles west of town just off Hwy. 412 W) Tennessee National Raceway is a huge attraction for the Hohenwald area.  The 1/3 mile dirt track hosts some of the best races in the state of Tennessee.  Don’t be surprised to see NASCAR drivers participating. 931-796-1890   www.racetn.com  tennessee.national@yahoo.com

 

Natchez Hills Vineyard

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Natchez Hills Vineyard

NatchezHillsVineyardAs you enter the property of the Natchez Hills Vineyard, you will be in awe of the beauty of the vines as they blanket the land. Situated just outside Hohenwald in the curve that joins Lewis and Maury Counties, Natchez Hills Vineyard also includes an Indoor Event Center where talented performers regularly entertain enthusiastic audiences and many private events–including weddings–take place. There is also a full-size pro recording studio above the Event Center and a vineyard stage for Outdoor Festivals and Special Events. Vineyard tours are available by appointment only. Call 931-285-2500 or email info@natchezhills.com to purchase tickets, book a private event or schedule a tour.

Hohenwald Municipal Golf Course

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Hohenwald Municipal Golf Course

HohenwaldMunicipalGolfCourseThe City of Hohenwald operates the Hohenwald Municipal Golf Course, 829 Columbia Hwy.  Located on US Hwy 412 on the east side of Hohenwald, it is a beautifully maintained 9-hole course that lies on 58 acres, par 72, open year round.  The greens boast champion bermuda grass with the fairways in bermuda with fescue rough.  The facilities include a club house with a snack bar and rental clubs.  Rental carts are also available.  Players come from a wide area to play the course. A lighted driving range with practice greens and bunkers are also open to the public. Visit the website for more information at http://www.hohenwaldgolf.com/ or call 931-796-5421.

Wilhelm Tell Platz

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Wilhelm Tell Platz

WilhelmTellPlatzTake a picnic to Wilhelm Tell Platz and relax in the cool grass or under the bandstand. Located on South Maple Street in the downtown area.

Calico Junction Mule Ranch

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Calico Junction Mule Ranch

CalicoJunctionMuleRanchCalico Junction Mule Ranch, 142 Grassy Valley Rd., calls to you to come experience trails, adventures and camps just outside of town.  There are over 100 trails with new trails going in every year on 2500 acres that wind through hardwoods, pines, valleys, mountains, meadows, streams, and waterfalls.  This is a great place to go where you can relax on horseback on a wonderful trail ride or try a wagon ride. For reservations call 931-796-4111 or 615-268-6269. Also visit the website at http://www.calicojunctionmuleranch.com/.

Yoder’s Homestead Market

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Yoder’s Homestead Market

yodersAn Amish and Mennonite community is located just 5 minutes east of the Meriwether Lewis Monument and Gravesite area along the Natchez Trace Parkway. Exit the Trace onto TN Hwy 20, and turn left. Yoder’s Homestead Market, located in the community at 3555 Summertown Hwy, is family owned and operated, selling home-style sandwiches, cheese, and deli meats. Lots of home-baked bread and pastries, spices, nuts, pastas, cookbooks and handcrafted lawn furniture available to purchase. For more information call 931-796-1646. Many of the Amish and Mennonite homes have in season produce for sale, also.

Meriwether Lewis Monument and Gravesite

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Meriwether Lewis Monument and Gravesite

MeriwetherLewisMonumentAlong the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 385.9 is the Meriwether Lewis Monument and Gravesite.  Meriwether Lewis, Captain of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, is buried here beneath the monument at Pioneer Cemetery.  Take time to stroll along the various trails and visit the information station located in a 1930s cabin.  The cabin is located near the site of Grinder’s Stand where Lewis died a mysterious death.  Was it murder or suicide?

Fall Hollow

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Fall Hollow

FallHollowLocated at milepost 391.9 along the Natchez Trace Parkway is Fall Hollow.  You can hike the moderately strenuous trail to the waterfall.  Take a dip in the cool waters when you get there.

Devil’s Backbone State Natural Area

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Devil’s Backbone State Natural Area

DevilsBackboneDevil’s Backbone State Natural Area is at milepost 394 along the Natchez Trace Parkway.  This hiking trail begins at the pavement of the Natchez Trace Parkway, goes out along the ridges of Tennessee’s Highland Rim, down along a creek, and back again.  The trail is a moderately strenuous loop with 200 feet of elevation change that is about 3 miles long.

Keg Springs Winery

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Keg Springs Winery

KegSpringsWineryEstablished in 2003, Keg Springs Winery, located at 361 Keg Springs Rd., produces a full range of superior quality, award winning wines from very dry to sweet.  Free Tastings.  Gift shop with packaged cheese, meats, crackers and more.  Come relax on the patio deep in the hills of Lewis County.  Call 931-285-0589 or log on to www.kegsprings.com for more information.

Amber Falls Winery & Cellars

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Amber Falls Winery & Cellars

AmberFallsWineryCellarsAmber Falls Winery & Cellars, located at 794 Ridgetop Rd., offers a variety of fine wines that is sure to appeal to nearly every palate.  Selections range from Bordeaux style reds and whites to novelty fruit wines.  Complimentary tasting is available in the quaint tasting room located in the cellar of the winery building along with the wines being barrel aged and the gift shop.  Observe the wine making process from the upstairs viewing room and take a tour of the vineyard.  Special events, scenic wooded trails and picnic areas, as well as a charming guest cottage are also offered for your enjoyment. For more information visit http://www.amberfallswinery.com/ or call 931-285-0088.

Strand Art Gallery

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Strand Art Gallery

StrandArtGalleryOn any given day, visitors may find handmade quilts, watercolor paintings, photography or other forms of visual arts.  The Strand Art Gallery, located at 100 East Main St., offers regional artists a place to showcase their work, while offering the public an opportunity to view and purchase original artwork.  It promotes appreciation for the arts and learning experiences for children and adults.  Log onto www.hohenwaldstrand.com or call 931-295-3219.

The Strand Theatre

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The Strand Theatre

strand-hoh Logo1 Restored in 2007 and located at 100 East Main Street, the Strand Theatre Hohenwald features live music, plays and more throughout the year. The original structure was built in 1939 and is listed as an official city landmark in Hohenwald, Tennessee.

Live productions featuring local talent keep audiences coming back for more. Each year, the Strand Theatre Hohenwald welcomes musical guests including Music City Swing, members of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, a traveling Nashville Children’s Opera and a variety of musicians with shows that bring the audience to their feet.

Summer camps teach our youngest music, drama and art culminating in sell out shows for parents, family, friends and supporters of the arts in Hohenwald.

Artwork at the Strand Art Gallery includes work by members of the Meriwether Lewis Artist Group and guest artists. Local, regional and national artists display artwork in the Strand Art Gallery.

On any given day, visitors may find handmade quilts, pottery, jewelry, watercolor and oil paintings, photography and other forms of visual arts.

The Strand Theatre Hohenwald and Strand Art Gallery, located at 100 E. Main St., in Hohenwald, are projects of the Hohenwald Arts Council, a 501 (c)(3) organization.

Call their events line for upcoming event information at 931-295-3076 or log onto www.hohenwaldstrand.com.

Lewis County Museum

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Lewis County Museum

LewisCountyMuseumWithin these walls, located at 108 East Main St., you will discover and experience local history with exhibits of early Native Americans, Meriwether Lewis for whom Lewis County is named, the pioneer era, the mining era and early Hohenwald. You will also enjoy viewing a world-class collection of exotic game animals from remote regions of the globe.  The Discovery Center, which is under construction on the Museum campus, will also allow visitors to explore the relationship between humans and nature and then to see how humans have adapted to the environment. For more information visit the website at http://www.lewiscountymuseum.com or call 931-796-1550.

The Elephant Sanctuary Welcome Center

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The Elephant Sanctuary Welcome Center

The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee was founded in 1995, and has become the nation’s largest natural-habitat refuge developed specifically to meet the needs of endangered elephants. Located on 2700 acres in rural Lewis County, The Elephant Sanctuary is not open to the public, but their Welcome Center at 27 E. Main St., in downtown Hohenwald is open for visitors. Call for hours and programs 931-796-6500 or go to www.elephants.com.ElephantSanctuaryWelcomeCenter