Roaring River Park
Site Directions: From I-40, take Hwy 53 north thru Gainesboro. Turn east on Hwy 135 and follow signs into recreation area.
Lat-Long: 36.375081, -85.639222
Hours: daylight hours
Seasonality: year round
Site Description: The park has access to Roaring River, including a boat ramp, gravel walking path, and open grassy fields and wooded edges.
Views of the river and bluffs.
Wildlife to Watch: Look for Great Blue Herons year round and waterfowl in winter. American Kestrels were present in March 2010. A variety of common birds of Tennessee are present.
Old fields (recently mowed) and the hillsides.
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Be sure to check out our Safety Tips page for important information regarding viewing wildlife in these areas.