Arnold AFB Community

Arnold AFB


Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation (ODR) is the hub for our FamCamp, Crockett Cove, Dogwood Ridge, marina, equipment rental, RV/boat storage, pavilion rental, licenses, permits, and discounted tickets (ITT – Information, Tickets, and Travel). The main office is located on Westover Road and is the check in point for all areas. Patrons must have access through the Arnold Village Security Gate, or be accompanied by someone who does, to utilize ODR.

Reservation policy for overnight stays with Outdoor Rec:

Active Duty, Guard, or Reserve may make reservations for FamCamp, Crockett Cove, or Dogwood Ridge up to 90 days in advance. Retired Military may reserve up to 60 days in advance. DOD Civilians may reserve up to 30 days in advance. All other eligible patrons may reserve up to 20 days in advance. Check-in is 2pm and check-out is 10am. Leashed and vaccinated pets are welcome at FamCamp and Crockett Cove but NOT Dogwood Ridge. Please have current copy of shot records available upon request. All fees are due at time of reservation.


Dogwood Ridge Cabin, Arnold Air Force Base

The FamCamp is located on the banks of Woods Reservoir with 36 RV sites (15 pull through) and 16 tent sites. RV sites are all equipped with 30 and 50 AMP 115V service. FamCamp amenities include bathhouse with shower, barbeque grills, fire rings, lantern hangers, boat launch pad, picnic and beach area, covered pavilion, washer/dryer service, and limited wet slips by reservation.

Crockett Cove offers five rustic cabins with scenic lake view. All cabins are equipped with heat/air, mini fridge, microwave, porch swing, grill, and picnic table. A bathhouse is on site along with beach, boat dock, pavilion, and volleyball. Cleaning supplies are provided but linens must be provided by user. The one room cabins sleep up to 4 and include a double bed, bunk bed, table and chairs. The two room cabins sleep up to 6 and include a double bed, two bunk beds, table and chairs.

The Marina offers rental of pontoons, fish/ski boats, Craig Cats, kayaks, jon boat, aqua tricycle, stand up paddle boards, pedal boats, and canoes. Never operated a boat? No problem! Our staff will give you the training you need. Join us on the water of Woods Reservoir for a relaxing, fun-filled adventure. Active Duty, Guard, or Reserve may make reservations with our Marina up to 7 days in advance. All other eligible patrons may reserve up to 5 days in advance.

Equipment rental items include tents, canopies (ranging in size from 10×10 to 40×60), tables, chairs, white arch, trailer grills (charcoal 2x5ft or gas [propane not provided] in 2x4ft, 2x5ft, or 3x6ft), cornhole bag toss game, ladder golf, fishing rods, ice chests, camping gear, bicycles, disc golf, inflatable screen for outdoor movies, and more.

Inflatables are available for rent in a variety of styles and sizes. Click here to see the current selection and per day/2 day rental prices.

RV and boat storage are available with monthly fees. The RV storage yard is secure fenced with lighting and can accommodate 35-40 ft RVs. Marina boat storage is available in covered wet or dry.

Pavilions are available for rent with one at Arnold Lakeside Beach, two at Crockett Cove area, and one at Dogwood Ridge. Reservations may be made up to 30 days in advance. Apr-Sep must also have cabin rented to reserve Crockett Cove or Dogwood Ridge pavilions.

Licenses and Permits are available for hunting, fishing and wood cutting.


Arnold Golf Course, Arnold Air Force Base



Arnold Golf Course is Arnold Air Force Base’s military golf course. However, the course has obtained a waiver and is open for public play. The golf facility consists of a 9 hole golf course, full driving range, practice chipping and putting greens, practice bunker, and 18 hole FootGolf course. The golf shop, Mulligan’s Grill, and locker rooms are located in building 2815 near Tullahoma about 7 miles from the main base off of Wattendorf Highway.

The course features tight, tree-lined fairways and very small, elevated greens. There are several sets of tee boxes at each hole, allowing golfers to get a different “look” when playing the second 9 holes during an 18 hole round. The course measures 3,193 yards and par is 35 or 36 depending on what set of tee boxes are played. The course is known for lengthy and tight par 3s that incorporate small, sloping greens. Demanding and precise shots will be required to hit fairways and greens at Arnold Golf Course, and that’s what makes it so much fun!

If soccer is more your sport, then try FootGolf. FootGolf follows the basic rules of golf while using a soccer ball to kick into holes. Basically, FootGolf is the combination of golf and soccer. It is played by kicking a soccer ball on a golf course with the objective of getting the ball into an oversized (21-inch diameter) hole in the fewest amount of kicks. It’s 99% golf minus the equipment. Anyone can do it! You just have to be able to kick a ball. There is no age restriction as long as pace of play is maintained. It is fun for the whole family. It’s much less expensive, and there is no equipment required other than a #5 soccer ball. It is great exercise and it plays faster than golf.

Golfers and FootGolfers may play simultaneously although there may be times it is designated strictly for one or the other depending on tournament schedule or league play.

Mulligan’s Grill serves lunch every day starting at 10:30am and breakfast is available on weekends. A “to go” parking area is right outside the grill for ease in picking up carry out orders. The grill has WiFi and is a favorite spot even for those who do not play the course.

Hours of Operation:
Pro Shop & Driving Range
April-October daily 7am–7:30pm
November-March Monday-Friday 9am–5pm, Saturday/Sunday 8am–5pm

Mulligan’s Grill
Monday – Friday 10:30am-2pm
Saturday/Sunday 7am–2pm Apr-Oct 8am-2pm Nov-Mar

Holidays may vary

For more information call 931-454-GOLF or 931-454-FOOD.


Fitness Center

The Fitness Center offers a variety of health and fitness opportunities to eligible users. The facility has a basketball/volleyball court, racquetball court, state-of-the-art exercise equipment, free weights, showers and lockers. A 1.75 mile wooded trail is adjacent to the center and a quarter mile track is located behind the A&E Building. Bicycle check out and group classes are also available. Certified staff are on hand to offer fitness assessments and personal training. Some areas are restricted access. Patrons must have access through the Main Base Security Gate.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday 5am–7:30pm
Saturday 8am-1pm
Sunday Closed

Holidays vary

Daily use of the Fitness Center is for authorized users only. Please inquire about eligibility. For information call 931-454-6440.

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