Humboldt, TN Parks & Recreation
The Humboldt Parks and Recreation Department is a member of the Tennessee Parks and Recreation Association and is maintained by a director who has been certified by the National Parks and Recreation Association.
Davy Crockett Lake and Humboldt Fish Hatchery, located just outside of the city, is a 180-acre lake providing facilities for fishing and boating. Gibson County Lake, located approximately 20 miles northeast from Humboldt on Hwy 77, is a 570-acre lake with 28 miles of shoreline, featuring a public swimming area, boat docs, launching ramps, fishing piers with a full service marina. Campsites are available on a first come-first serve basis.
In addition, Kentucky Lake, Kentucky Dam Village State Park, Barkley Lake and Land- Between-the-Lakes National Recreational Area are located seventy-five miles north of Humboldt. Natchez Trace, Chickasaw and Reelfoot Lake State Parks are all within a one-hour drive and provide fishing, camping, boating, with overnight accommodations in cabins or lodge facilities.