Things to do

Reelfoot Lake offers fishing, hunting, birding, photography, nature trails, and observation towers. Guided hunting and fishing trips are available. You can take a leisurely stroll along the boardwalk behind the State Park Visitor Center.  Reelfoot Lake State Park offers a variety of seasonal activities including naturalist guided pontoon boat cruises, bald eagle and deep swamp canoe floats.  Water skiing and swimming is available in the washout.

  • There are numerous public boat ramps and fishing piers conveniently located around the lake.
    The winter months at Reelfoot Lake feature one of the largest populations of bald eagles outside of Alaska.  During the winter daily guided tours are offered by bus to observe our national symbol.
    The Annual Eagle Festival is the first weekend in February.  The festival offers a variety of special programs including Eagle and photography tours.
  • Guided Eagle & Waterfowl Tours are conducted by Reelfoot Lake State Park & US Fish & Wildlife: January and February
    Scenic boat cruises May–September by Reelfoot Lake State Park are 7 days a week call 731-253-9652 or visit
    US Fish & Wildlife Tours 731-538-2481

    “Come Discover the Wonders of Reelfoot Lake”

Grassy Island Boardwalk - Courtesy of Richie Brownlee

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