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Address: 1140 Red Clay Park, Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone Number: 423-478-0339
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Neat, clean, historical and clever, this little park brings together all the elements to teach the history of the Cherokee Native Americans. There is an eternal flame for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Lihue, Hawaii
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Lihue, Hawaii
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Neat, clean, historical and clever, this little park brings together all the elements to teach the history of the Cherokee Native Americans. There is an eternal flame for the Cherokee Nation, and a spring that I have been visiting for thirty years. It is also a creative, relaxing park that won't mind a frisbee thrown about. They have recently added... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We went here for a morning walk . Ended up learning some history . Talked to a man carving the totems of the 7 clans of the Cherokee out of a tree that was struck by lightening. Nice place to spend a few hours .

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Cleveland, Tennessee, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Interesting piece of Cherokee history. I recommend this to anyone interested in Native American history

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It Is Fun For The Whole Family and you get to learn about how the Indians lived and walk the nature trial too

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

History started in this area. The Trail of Tears. What a shame is was that hundreds of Native Indians were forced to move from their homeland. Red Clay has done a very good job at preserving this area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This park is magnificent. There are period buildings, a small museum and tiny library offering books to study the Cherokee population, genealogy, and the Trail of Tears. Also available are a seven minute video, living history weekends and a holy spring that is ice cold. The Blue Hole has a legend about The Other People who live on the other... More 

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Cleveland, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We live less than 30 minutes from this park. Excellent for walking and outdoor activities, picnics, etc. Learn about Cherokee history from the people themselves.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Good place for families for outdoor activities. The whether was not great so couldn't enjoy much but I am sure that in summer there would be more to enjoy.

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Hixson, Tennessee, United States
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105 reviews 105 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We learned so much about the Cherokee Indians who I admire because of their ability to live off the land. This museum was a wealth of information and I saw many Indian items I had never seen before. It was well organized and everything had a great explanation and pictures with it. There are also some nice trails to explore... More 

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Dalton, Georgia, United States
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Red Clay is an out of the way state park. It features an interpretive center for the Cherokee. The spring is simply beautiful, as are the walking trails. Best of all there is hardly anyone there. Take some time and check this place put. Dog friendly.

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