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Address: 1015 Big Ridge Park Rd, Maynardville, TN 37807-1727
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+1 865-992-5523

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Peace & Quiet Before the Wedding!

Love staying here! Cabins are decent and comfortable. Only bad thing here is the parking for the cabins. Drivers were backing out up an incline on a hill!!! Warning Warning... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gail N
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love staying here! Cabins are decent and comfortable. Only bad thing here is the parking for the cabins. Drivers were backing out up an incline on a hill!!! Warning Warning this is dangerous and in the dark more so!! Please do something about the parking and we will return! Loved the park otherwise!

Thank Gail N
Sevierville, Tennessee
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29 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got to the park around 3 o'clock in the afternoon and went immediately to the visitors center. The ladies behind the desk were extremely helpful and pointed us on the direction of the lake trail. The lake trail was really cool. It's a nice easy walk that meanders through the lake side. There's a few side trails and good... More 

Thank jns2020
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I was a little weary about this camping trip but I am the type of camper that believes in "real" camping, meaning you hike to your Campsite and pitch a tent, packing in and more importantly OUT all of you gear, trash ect. I will have to say I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived at Big Ridge. Although the... More 

Thank Frances C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Located on Norris Lake, Big Ridge State Park is an incredible destination for vacations or day trips. Big Ridge offers a swimming area, isolated area for non-powered boats, cabins, RV and tent camping and easy access to Norris Lake. The visitor center offers some insight into local flora and fauna. There are a variety of hiking trails of various difficulty... More 

Thank jiedne
Maynardville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The park is very nice to hike through. My family and I went hiking and we enjoyed the trails. Beautiful lake and boat to paddle.I had my birthday there. Basketball court tennis. And swings fir the little ones. I will return in the summer again nice place for a family get together.

Thank 591traveler
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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98 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This park offers rolling hills of packed earth/dirt. You may come across a few other hikers, but mostly boats and people fishing on the lake. There are trails that offer water access & shoreline views for those that like to sit on a lakeshore. This isn't a sand beach, it's clay-dirt and rocks. Good for exploring with dogs on leash.... More 

Thank ec0adventurer
Glade Spring, Virginia
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The fire ring at our site was completely full of ashes. It also had cigarettes and melted plastic in it. I flagged down a park ranger as they passed by and asked if they had a shovel to clean it out. They said yes and that they'd be back in a few minutes. They came back in about 10 minutes... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed in a rustic cabin on the ridge and found it mostly quite comfortable. The cabins are old and rustic, but that is what we wanted. The view of the lake below our cabin was so pretty, especially at Sunset. The main room is very large with 2 queen beds, a couch, and some chairs plus beautiful stone fireplace... More 

Thank Mary O
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We all needed a vacation after this vacation it's nice if you don't get a cabin there's no air conditioning and there are massive spiders when you step on it babies crawl out I found out its called a wolf spider the roads to the cabin are narrow and most other guests are rude about sharing the road they need... More 

Thank Nicole_91587
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Our family says at this State Park annually while we attend a local music festival. This year we stayed in Cabin # 9. We were not alone. Mice. We are aware in the woods we are at their house, but no effort appears to be made by park staff to contain this situation. We have been coming to this park... More 

1 Thank Pam G

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