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Rock Island State Park

82 Beach Rd, Rock Island, TN 38581-4200
+1 931-686-2471
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Really Pretty Place

I went there as a part of a 'Classic Car Run' and the views were breathtaking. I will definitely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim B
Franklin, TN
Nice Waterfall.

Worth a look if waterfalls are your thing. Not as impressive as Burgess Falls (About 15 miles from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Budd L
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“great falls” (22 reviews)
“blue hole” (11 reviews)
82 Beach Rd, Rock Island, TN 38581-4200
+1 931-686-2471
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there as a part of a 'Classic Car Run' and the views were breathtaking. I will definitely return and plan to book a cabin there. The scenic cliffs and the river view was awesome.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a look if waterfalls are your thing. Not as impressive as Burgess Falls (About 15 miles from this one.) but still very nice.

Thank Budd L
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is good for camping out in the wilderness there is a dollar general and a bunch of nearby places to eat

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The water falls twin falls and great falls were worth seeing. It was breathtaking a.d amazing to hike in woods surrounding the falls. The trails were marked pretty well so were easy to follow and were not too strenuous.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked this place very much. This park located 3hrs drive away from Louisville where I live, so we spent a whole day there exploring the magnificent falls and its fascinating surroundings. I admire their rangers, they are very friendly, where in some other state...More

2  Thank sadia_roti
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I go there often as I live close by. Has day hiking trails, camp sites for RV and tent, cabins for rent, and lots of river access for boating, canoing, and white water rafting.

Thank JEFF C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Due to the rain and much disappointment from the kids, we only tent camped 1 night on 10/6/17 at site #47 in the Main Campground-RV area. We loved the 1 night/2 days at the park. The camp site consists of a cleared ground area that...More

Thank JCKMom
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We stayed at the campground which was nice but pretty close to other campers and no view of the water. It was very clean and the bath house was clean. But, the park itself is one of the most beautiful places I have experienced. I...More

1  Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I highly advise wearing shoes you don't mind getting wet and have traction on the bottom. This place is called Rock Island for a reason. A lot of beautiful rocks to climb! My kids loved the adventure of climbing and walking through streams. If I...More

1  Thank higgie_10
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you like to hike and love waterfalls it's the place to go. its really pretty and not many people which Is always nice. Lots of trails and many areas that you can go off trail and see some very interesting things as well. Word...More

Thank jjfnm
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Amber B
18 June 2017|
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Response from Sally S | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely
26 May 2017|
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Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
Opening the spillway is a seasonal thing and probably non forecastable. Perhaps the park office can better advise. I would think the picnic / swimming area would not be affected. Do bring your own lawn chairs; no seating... More
5 April 2017|
Response from catmalways4ever | Reviewed this property |
not sure. but i do know they have camping on the park grounds.