Hardin County Tourism has partnered with Tennessee Department of Economic Development and the Governor’s Three Star Program to create the Fit as a Fiddle.

Playing off our musical heritage with this self-guided hiking program that provides incentives for trekking across Hardin County’s diverse parks and communities.

Participants are asked to hike five or more of the thirteen featured trails.

After filling out the trail log on the brochure and returning it to the Tennessee River Museum at 495 Main Street, Savannah, TN with selfie documentation, participants will receive their award! So go explore Hardin County and get fit… as a fiddle!

Fit as a Fiddle Brochure

Shiloh National Military Park

Pickwick Landing State Park

Savannah

Crump

Walnut Grove

Saltillo

Pickwick Dam View

Shiloh National Military Park

Shiloh Indian Mounds

Distance: 1.3 miles
Terrain: Paved
Level: Moderate, elevation changes
Lit: No
Hours: Dawn-Dusk (Same hours as the Shiloh NMP)
Restroom: at Park Visitors Center

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Native American earth mounds along with other structures remains; Educational signs; portion of trail provides view of the Tennessee River, trees; wildlife; historic sites.

Pickwick Landing State Park

Inn Walking Trail

Distance: 1.2 miles
Terrain: Paved
Level: Easy
Lit: No
Hours: 24 Hours (hike at own risk)
Restroom: Yes

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Lake, Close to the Inn, Butterfly Garden

Island Loop Trail

Distance: 2.8 miles
Terrain: Dirt
Level: Easy
Lit: No
Hours: 24 Hours (hike at own risk)
Restroom: at Campground

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Trees, Wildlife, Lake

Savannah

Hardin County High School
Jim Carroll Stadium
Walking Track

Distance: 0.25 miles
Terrain: Paved
Level: Easy
Lit: Savannah City Street Lights
Hours: 24 Hours (hike at own risk)
Restroom: No (Unless the concession stand is open)

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Near tennis courts, fenced tracks

Savannah City Park

Distance: 1 mile loop
Terrain: Paved
Level: Easy
Lit: Yes
Hours: 24 Hours (hike at own risk)
Restroom: Yes

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Near a disc golf course, baseball field, playground, picnic area

Wayne Jerrolds Park

Distance: “Less than a quarter mile”
Terrain: Paved
Level: Moderate, elevation changes and steep hills
Lit: No
Hours: 7am  – 11pm Winter Hours: 7am – 5pm
Restroom: No

POINTS OF INTEREST:

View of bridge, Tennessee River, located near a portion of the trail of tears Waterway; near a boat ramp and pavilion

Savannah Historic District

Distance: 2 miles
Terrain: Paved sidewalk
Level: Easy, recently added and upgraded sidewalks
Lit: Yes
Hours: 24 Hours (Keep in mind this is a residential neighborhood. Be respectful!)
Restroom: Available at the Tennessee Street Park at the east end of the historic district during the hours of
6:30 am – 10 pm (m-sat) / 6:30am – 9pm (Sunday) and the Tennessee River Museum
during the hours of 8 am-5pm (M-Sat)/
1pm – 5 pm (Sunday) Farmers Market facade entrance on Main Street

POINTS OF INTEREST:

42 Historic homes  (private residences); Near downtown shopping, dining, farmers market, Tennessee Street Park, Tennessee River Museum, booklet describing the homes and their architecture is available at the Tennessee River Museum.

Tennessee Street Park

Distance: 0.25 miles
Terrain: Paved
Level: Easy, ADA Accessible
Lit: Yes
Hours: 6:30am  – 10pm (Monday – Saturday)
Sunday Hours: 6:30am – 9pm
Restroom: Yes

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Inside fenced in park, concession stand, located in the Savannah Historic District

Savannah Veterans Park

Distance: “About quarter of a mile”
Terrain: Paved
Level: Easy
Lit: Yes
Hours: 24 Hours
Restroom: No

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Monuments representing each U.S. war up to the present; Brick honoring names of men and women who have served in the military; Flags representing each branch of the United States military; Parking lot located next to walking trail.

Crump

Crump City Park

Distance: A little under a mile
Terrain: Paved
Level: Easy
Lit: No
Hours: Dawn-10pm (hike at own risk)
Restroom: Yes

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Small wildlife; trees; playground, tennis courts, picnic pavilion, basketball court

Walnut Grove

Distance: “Just shy of a mile”
Terrain: Paved
Level: Easy
Hours: 24 hours (Hike at own risk)

POINTS OF INTEREST:

Walnut Grove Farmers Market; Playground; Community Center

Saltillo

Distance: 0.25 miles
Terrain: Paved
Level: Easy
Hours: 24 hours (Hike at own risk)
Lit: Yes, plus security cameras
Restrooms: Yes, Open March-November

POINTS OF INTEREST:

ballfield, playground, tennis courts, basketball court, pavilion, benches

Pickwick Dam View

Enjoy a sidewalk stroll along the banks of the Tennessee!
Terrain: Paved
Lit: Yes
Restrooms: Yes