June 2017

24Jun10:00 am4:00 pm1st Weekend of Summer Canoe FloatChickasaw State Park


Event Details

Celebrate the first weekend of Summer with Chickasaw State Park & taking a relaxing float down the Hatchie!

Cost is $20 per canoe to participate in the guided float. Minimum of 2 persons per canoe. Personal boats are also allowed to float for a cost of $10 per boat. Park Staff will assist with transportation from take out to put in. The float will begin at 10 am and last approximately 6 hours, dependent on the water level. Reservations may also be made by calling the park office at least 24 hours before scheduled float trip. All reservations are refundable.

~Occupant Requirements~
*2 adults (15 and up)
*Youth must weigh at least 30 lbs and be 6 years of age.
*Children 10-14 must be accompanied by an adult in the boat.
*Under 10 must have two adults in boat.
*All occupants 12 and under are required to wear life jackets at all times while in canoes. *Youth 13-17 unaccompanied by an adult are required to wear life jackets while in canoes.
*All participants must sign a liability waiver. Parents or guardians must sign liability waiver
form for children.

~Recommended Items~
*Lots of Water
*Small Cooler
*Bungie cords (to secure gear)
*Long Sleeve Shirt
*Water Shoes

Please meet at: Hatchie River Park
19365 Highway 18 N
Bolivar, TN 38008
From Chickasaw State Park, travel west on Hwy 100 about 8 miles until you meet the intersection with Hwy 18. Turn left onto Hwy 18 south and travel 6.8 miles to the large parking lot at first Hatchie River bridge.

For more information please call 731.989.5141 OR email shawn.settle@tn.gov.


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Chickasaw State Park

20 Cabin Ln, Henderson, TN 38340