Hardeman County offers something for all types of outdoor enthusiasts. The Hatchie River is a designated scenic river which runs across the county, offering a hunter’s and fisherman’s paradise. It is listed by the Nature Conservancy as one of the 75 last great remaining places on earth. Locals and visitors alike enjoy kayaking, canoeing, hunting, boating, fishing, and grappling along the Hatchie.
Whiteville Lake is on Oak Dain Creek and is used for recreational purposes. It was built in 1943. It has a normal surface area of 147 acres. It is owned by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). Whiteville Lake is of earthen construction. Favorite targets of local fishermen include bluegill, catfish, crappie, and largemouth bass.
Hardeman County is home to premier sportsman’s clubs. Prime hunting land brings visitors from across the country to the county. Hunting is a sport that is treasured by many locals.