8 Best Things to do around Dale Hollow Lake

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This is a free download offered by Mitchell Creek Marina. It was written and designed by Claudia Johnson.

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<ul><li><p>8 Best Things To Do Around Dale Hollow Lake </p><p>THE FUN IS WAITING!</p></li><li><p>Youre invited to Dale Hollow Lake! Enjoying the water is, of course, the major reason to visit Dale Hollow Lake. You are invited to visit Dale Hollow Lake and Mitchell Creek Marina to find that theres even more to experience and explore. Heres what we believe are the 8 Best Things To Do Around Dale Hollow Lake. THE FUN IS WAITING!</p></li><li><p>Dale Hollow Lake Map </p><p>1. The Dam 2. Waterfall 3. Golfing 4. Bald Eagles 5. Fish Hatchery 6. Bu!ernuts the Goat 7. Horseback Riding 8. Swan Ridge </p><p>1260 Livingston Boat Dock Road </p><p>Allons, Tenn. 38541 931.823.6666 </p><p>www.mitchellcreekmarina.com info@mitchellcreekmarina.com </p><p>42</p><p>3</p><p>6</p><p>8</p><p>1</p><p>5 7</p></li><li><p>1. Dale Hollow Dam Dale Hollow Dam and Lake was completed in 1943 to help control flooding, provide hydroelectric power and improve water quality for homes and industries. To create the lake, the land was flooded and s eve r a l co m m u n i"e s w h e re covered with water. Boaters and divers on Dale Hollow hope to catch a glimpse of the ghost towns. Ask the Mitchell Creek Marina sta how to find them beneath the lakes clear waters. Visitors to Dale Hollow o$en like to visit the dam, take a stroll across the massive structure and stop to take in the pris"ne waters teeming with fish and surrounded by virgin forests. </p></li><li><p>2. Mitchell Creek Waterfall </p><p>A$er a long, hot summer day on the l ake , v i s i t a favor i te des"na"on of h ikers and adventurers. At the back on the cove near Mitchell Creek Marina, the water is surprisingly cool because it flows from Mitchell Creek Waterfall, a spring-fed waterfall that runs year round. This peaceful place oers the perfect se%ng for a picnic with friends or some quiet "me alone with nature. Plus, the waterfall provides a drama"c backdrop for a memorable photo.</p></li><li><p>3. Golfing at Dale Hollow State Park </p><p>The golf course at Dale Hollow Lake State Park in nearby Burkesville, Ky., has bent grass tees leading to zoysia fairways and large, undula"ng bent grass greens. The 61 bunkers are framed by zoysia. Most of the holes have moderate to severe e l e v a"o n c h a n g e s . O t h e r features include numerous rock outcroppings , smal l caves , springs, gorges, two ponds and mountain views making this one of the most scenic courses in the country. Five sets of tees accommodate every level of player. Shu!les run between Mitchell Creek Marina and the golf course, prearranged with a quick phone call. </p></li><li><p>4. Bald Eagles at Mitchell Creek </p><p>Americas majes"c symbol, the bald eagle, makes its home around the waters of Dale Hollow Lake. Theres a pair of nes"ng eagles near Mitchell Creek Marina that youre very likely to spot while boa"ng toward the spot where Mitchell Creek flows into Dale Hollow Lake. One bird in par"cular chooses to survey its domain from the vantage point of a dead tree overlooking the waters. Be sure to have your camera ready. Its a sight youll want to capture.</p></li><li><p>5. National Fish Hatchery </p><p>The Dale Hollow Na"onal Fish Hatchery stocks rainbow, brown, lake and brook trout, which helps make Dale Hollow Lake a very desirable recrea"onal fishing des"na"on. The Hatchery also works to conserve imperiled, freshwater, non-game fishes. The hatchery is open daily for tour that let visitors learn how the facility raises fish from eggs and tends them un"l they are ready to be released into the clear waters of Dale Hollow. The Hatchery also hosts several special events for the public throughout the year in addi"on to ongoing educa"onal programs and recrea"onal ac"vi"es for children and youth.</p></li><li><p>6. Butternuts the Goat </p><p>Many who come to Dale Hollow want to see the infamous goat Bu!ernuts, who cal ls Dale Hollow his home. Want to know how to get to where Bu!ernuts lives on DHL? Leaving from Mitchell Creek, when you reach the main lake, turn right instead of going straight towards the dam. Once you turn right, stay straight and you can't miss him. He likes to stay at the point across from the horse camps before you get to first island. Hes so popular, he even has his own Facebook page (thanks for the photo!). </p></li><li><p>7. Horseback Riding Around Dale Hollow Horseback riding around Dale Hollow Lake is scenic and invigora"ng. There are 18 miles of trails in the Red Oak Ridge Trail system, many of which are as suitable for hikers and bird watchers as they are for riders. Along the trail theres a corral and storm shelter. Equestrian guests at Mitchell Creek Marina are encouraged to ask sta to help in planning access to the trail from the Marina. The ride is unforge!able. </p></li><li><p>8. Swan Ridge Swan Ridge Development was designed for those who love lake living. Dale Hollow Lake and the region in which it is located, the Upper Cumberland, is situated on the Eastern Highland Rim in Tennessee. The area has a moderate c l i m a t e , n u m e r o u s o u t d o o r recrea"onal ac"vi"es and an aordable cost of l iv ing. Its proximity to micropolitan and metropolitan areas with medical, e d u c a" o n a l a n d a d d i" o n a l recrea"onal benefits and ameni"es make it a desirable area for families as well as re"rees. Tours of Swan Ridge and opportuni"es to discuss making your home at the gated community may be arranged by contac"ng the Mitchell Creek Marina reserva"on desk. </p></li><li><p>8 Best Things to do Around Dale Hollow Lake </p><p>compliments of</p><p>www.mitchellcreekmarina.com</p></li></ul>