Rangers will provide programs for any group year-round upon request. During the summer months, programs covering a variety of natural and cultural history topics are scheduled weekly. Hayrides, campfires and many other fun and informative activities take place on the weekends. Canoeing the easy-flowing Duck River is great family fun. Scheduled day floats are conducted by park staff during the summer, or visitors may bring their own or rent canoes from a nearby outfitter.
Annual Golf Classic, June
Hunters Run for the Hungry 5K & 10K Race, September
Step Back in Time, September
Special Events Nearby
Mule Day, Columbia, 1st weekend of April
Walking Horse Celebration, Shelbyville, August
Goat Festival, Lewisburg, October
Sorghum Festival, Halls Mill, October
Duck River anglers can catch largemouth and smallmouth bass, red-eye, and catfish among many other species.
Tennessee Fishing Regulations
The Buford Ellington championship golf course at Henry Horton State Park is one of the finest courses in the state of Tennessee. The course measures 5,625 yards from the Forward tees and 7,020 yards from the Championship tees.
The golf course is an 18-hole championship par 72 course. It is only closed on holidays. The pro-shop has an excellent snack bar boasting the best hamburger in the area! The course also has a driving range. Rental clubs are available at the pro-shop. Call (931) 364-2319 to contact the pro shop.
Tee times may be reserved by calling the golf course or you may make Online Tee
Time Reservations at Henry Horton Golf Course.
Learn more about the Buford Ellington Golf Course at Henry Horton on the Tennessee Golf Trail
There are 4 large group picnic pavilions located nearby, capable of accommodating 125 people and equipped with grills and water spigots.
Picnic shelters are available by reservation only! There is a small charge for three of the four shelters and no charge for the other. Please contact the park at 931-364-7724.
The Trap and Skeet Range at Henry Horton State Park will be closed for the winter beginning November 29, 2012 and will reopen on February 1, 2013.
For information regarding seasonal closures please call the Park Office at (931) 364-7724.
Pool hours Memorial Day through August 12, 2012: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesday except Holidays. Please contact Henry Horton State Park office for the through the week closure dates.
Pool rate: Registered inn and cabin guests swim free. Camping guests will pay half price for admission to the pool with camping receipt.