Rolley Hole

Rolley Hole

History The History Of The Rolley Hole Phenomenon Clay County is home to Rolley Hole, a rustic, decades-old marbles game that is also unique to a two-county area. Standing Stone State Rustic Park, where the Rolley Hole world championship is held each year, is only 10...
The Free Hill Community

The Free Hill Community

Free Hill The History Of The Free Hill Community “Community of Free Hill in Clay County, TN” Contributed by Amy Batton Free Hill (sometimes called Free Hills) is an African American community established in the Upper Cumberland before the Civil War. It is...
Day Trip

Day Trip

Plenty To Do So Much to Enjoy! We invite you to make a day trip to Clay County, or maybe spend a weekend. You’ll find plenty to do. Maps & Directions A Unique Town. . . We’ve all been to Nashville, Chattanooga and Knoxville, right? For some of us, things are a...
Nearby Fun

Nearby Fun

So Much To See Enjoy All Our Area Has to Offer! There’s so much to see and do, not just in Celina and Clay County, but throughout Tennessee’s Upper Cumberland. We hope that as you make your way to stay with us in Clay County, you will enjoy some of the...
Eat

Eat

Places to Eat STOP BY FOR A BITE Great Local Food A lot of places want to brag about how many chain restaurants they have, but we like to brag about our great local eateries. We have meat and three and all-you-can-eat catfish to giant burgers and a unique brand of...
Outdoor Resources

Outdoor Resources

Outdoor Resources Find it Here Get Equipped! There are resources for planning your trip to Clay County and to help you get stocked up with supplies, pick up fishing, boating and hunting licenses on the spot and to help you find outfitters and rental locations for...
Historic Driving Tour

Historic Driving Tour

Historic Driving Tour Hit the High Spots From Clay County’s Past   Hermitage Springs Bank Vault Corner of Little Trace Creek and Old Gamaliel Rd., Hermitage SpringsThe original building was a bank owned by J.W. Green of Hermitage Springs. When the bank closed,...
Civil War Trails

Civil War Trails

Civil War Trails Take to the Trails Tennessee Civil War   Below is the text of the Civil War marker located at Clay County Museum, 145 Cordell Hull Dr., Celina, TN 38551 Celina During the Civil War During the Civil War, the residents of the eastern and Cumberland...
Marinas

Marinas

Marinas Float Your Boat Dale Hollow Lake Marinas, Clay County Dale Hollow Lake is such a great destination for lakeside cabin rental, houseboat rental, fishing, watersports and just relaxing. Clay County has six marinas on the lake, all of which offer these options....
Clay County Museum

Clay County Museum

Clay County Museum Remembering Roots Preserving Clay County History In 1986, Clay County did not have a museum, so a group of citizens decided it was a good time to establish one because the State of Tennessee was celebrating Homecoming ’86. With the help of many...
Parks & Rec

Parks & Rec

Get Out There Stay a While, Play a While! From rustic campsites to sites with hookups as well as some beautiful state lodges, there are places to stay that match your sense of adventure! Public areas for recreation and camping are scattered throughout Clay County. The...
Obey River

Obey River

47.8 Miles Camp, Fish, Canoe and Kayak The Obey River is a 47.8-mile-long tributary of the Cumberland River in Tennessee. It joins the Cumberland River on the western edge of the town of Celina. Through the Cumberland and Ohio rivers, the Obey River is part of the...
Fish Hatchery

Fish Hatchery

Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery The excellent water quality of Dale Hollow Lake is important to the operation of the Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery, which is located just below Dale Hollow Dam. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service operates the hatchery on 40...
Eagle Watch

Eagle Watch

Experience Dale Hollow Eagles Dale Hollow is the home of the one the largest wintering bald eagle populations in the area. The eagles can be viewed life during annual Eagle Watch events or online via the Dale Hollow Eagle Cam. Eagle Watch activities are held on the...
Cumberland River

Cumberland River

River Roots That same Cumberland River that flows through Nashville also runs by Celina. The Clay County Museum curator once made that trip by houseboat. She’ll be tickled to tell you about it. Hunting Outdoor Resources Parks & Rec Boating Enjoy the Water ​During...
Boat

Boat

Enjoy Life on the Water Through the years, Dale Hollow and our nearby rivers have developed quite a reputation for boating and watersports. Outdoor Resources Houseboating on Dale Hollow Pickaslip.com rated Dale Hollow as the top houseboating destination not only in...
Fish

Fish

Loaded With Smallmouth Reel ‘Em In! Dale Hollow is known for many things: houseboating, clear water, rustic beauty. But Dale Hollow is known most for one thing: fishing. And that fishing can be narrowed down to a particular kind – smallmouth bass – and for good...
Splash

Splash

Fun in the Sun Dive, Ski, Tube and Snorkel Dale Hollow is also a great destination for scuba diving and snorkeling. The clarity of the lake is outstanding, and it attracts divers from hundreds of miles away. But that’s not all. Dale Hollow is ideal for all kinds...
Stay

Stay

Breathe Relax a Spell Places to stay in Clay County include cabins, resorts, hotels, motels, marinas and campgrounds. We have a wide variety of accommodations in and around the lake. Shopping Eating Marinas Accommodations Hotels, Motels, Cabins, Resorts, Marinas Cedar...
Shop

Shop

SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP Find Your Treasure Celina has become something of a “boutique and antique” town. If you like looking for old collectibles, primitives and other unique items, we’ve got it. You may find that, like life in general, shopping is a little more laid-back...