Feeding Cane Creek Park’s feathered inhabitants is a favorite activity.
Cookeville’s largest park, located at 201 C C Camp Road, has three picnic shelters, several walking trails, a mountain bike trail, basketball and volleyball courts, play equipment, 18-hole disc golf course, paddleboat rentals and a concession stand. Hours are 7 a.m.-9 p.m. from the daylight saving time change (mid-March) through Memorial Day; 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Labor Day through Oct. 30; and 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 31 until the daylight saving time change. Shelters may be rented by calling 520-4FUN (4386). Paddleboats may be rented at the concession stand April through October. (Concession stand hours are the first Saturday in April until Memorial Day: Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday, 1-7 p.m.; Memorial Day until Putnam County schools reopen: Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday, 1-7 p.m.; and from the time schools reopen until mid-October, Saturday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, 1-7 p.m.) For more information, call the park office at 931-526-6668.