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Rock Island State Park

82 Beach Rd, Rock Island, TN 38581-4200
+1 931-686-2471
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I went on my first ever camping trip here about 12 years ago, I forgot the name of the place but I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TracyLM7024
Day hike

I live close by so I go often to the park. I went a couple weeks ago on a Saturday to go trail... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jeff C
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This park is known for its cascading waterfalls and beautiful water. This park is great for fishing, but it is recommended that swimmers be weary of the dam, and waters of unknown depths due to possible deadly currents. Some of the nicest TNStatePark cabins available are in this park, along with many camping sites. Picnicking and freestyle kayaking are also enjoyed at this park. More information on this park and many more can be found at the TN State Parks website.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“great falls” (24 reviews)
“blue hole” (12 reviews)
“the river” (38 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
82 Beach Rd, Rock Island, TN 38581-4200
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+1 931-686-2471
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"great falls"
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"blue hole"
in 12 reviews
"the river"
in 38 reviews
"fire ring"
in 7 reviews
"spring house"
in 4 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 10 reviews
"fall creek falls"
in 6 reviews
"dollar general"
in 3 reviews
"gorgeous scenery"
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"small waterfall"
in 3 reviews
"enjoy nature"
in 3 reviews
"picnic area"
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"bath house"
in 3 reviews
"visitor center"
in 8 reviews
"camping trip"
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"beautiful area"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
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Reviewed yesterday

I went on my first ever camping trip here about 12 years ago, I forgot the name of the place but I never forgot the place. Thanks to trip advisor I now know where to go back to. This is one of the most gorgeous...More

Thank TracyLM7024
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I live close by so I go often to the park. I went a couple weeks ago on a Saturday to go trail running. Beautiful as always and good view of the water. Seen deer while running as well.

Thank Jeff C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice park. Its a must visit park. Great falls and beautiful scenery. Kids will love it if they like water. You can do kayaking also if you a fan of it. I stayed away from it as i am not a fan of kayaking.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my teens here and they actually put the phones away to enjoy nature. They have natural springs coming out of the mountain and waterfalls. It is truly a magical place...

Thank Meeganism
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice e view, well marked trail. We stopped at the ranger station and all trails were open. The bathroom was clean at the visitors center. I would definitely go back. The best part, we saw almost no other hikers.

1  Thank Linda D
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

So many waterfalls and swimming holes. It’s different every season and worth seeing anytime of the year. The wildflowers in the spring are amazing and abundant. The campground is nice and shaded. We like the Blue Hole Trail for the tame waterfalls and wildflowers. The...More

2  Thank Stephanie S
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We camped one night and spent the next day kayaking at the beach area. The campground was great and so was the beach area. No complaints. Gorgeous scenery, well kept campground and beachy area!!!!

1  Thank joykilgore1969
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Clean sites with great tree cover. Staff very friendly and helpful. Bathhouse is separated by gender, older but clean. Very quiet and peaceful place to stay. Clean dumpstation and dumpster area at exit. Lots of picnic areas and sand volleyball court, horseshoes, and ping pong...More

Thank Byron S
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Nice RV sites. Paved, with grill, table, and fireplace. Very good price with a 25% senior discount. Good hiking trails with some easy climbing. Falls are a great treat.

Thank OddEater
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We live down the road from here so we try to go here as often as we can. It's a beautiful park for the whole family. Plus it has that quiet, peaceful feel. My husband and some love to camp here as well.

Thank MSEA2014
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terriyoung195653
14 June 2018|
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Response from Stephanie S | Reviewed this property |
No cost unless you are camping or renting a cabin. I think the park closes at sunset unless you’re camping of course.
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Lexia S
2 June 2018|
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Response from Brenda E | Reviewed this property |
THere are rentals in the area on the same road. Not sure about the park.
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patricia c
16 April 2018|
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
Yes-- cabins are very nice-- and fully furnished.
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