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Rock Island State Park

Address: 82 Beach Road, Rock Island, TN 38581-4200
Phone Number: 931-686-2471
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Greenville, South Carolina
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Rock island state park tn - stayed here in December ,very cold obviously during winter time , pretty area like most of Tennessee, water falls and great hiking, bathrooms very clean and lots of level rv sites. Friendly staff and nice camp host.

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McKinney, Texas
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223 reviews 223 reviews
47 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We visitor Rock Island State Park as part of our family Christmas and stayed in one of the cabins. They were not bad at all and very reasonable. Three bedrooms, two baths, kitchen and sitting area were the cabin's floor plan. We went hiking on one of the many trails and saw multiple deer and wild turkey. The river was... More 

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Columbia, Kentucky
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great place to hike with amazing scenic waterfalls. I suggest hiking up stream and downstream, the views of the waterfalls are amazing!

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Nashville, Tennessee
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Rock Island was the perfect quick trip for our family reunion. Our crew occupied three cabins which were conveniently located near everything we needed for the weekend (trails, waterfalls, antique shops, gas station, and more!). The cabins were not fancy but they served their purpose just fine. Would definitely recommend Rock Island to anyone interested.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I love the outdoors amd this is the perfect place to go. Good place for taking photos of nature and family, hiking, going on a Sunday stroll, ect. We bring our dogs and they enjoy it too. Just be sure to check for ticks when you get home they seem to be very bad down there for some reason.

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McMinnville, TN
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths. Clean. Not the newest facility, but not severely dated either. Living nearby, we rented this for an overnight school group team-building experience. With a total of 7 people staying there, it was more than big enough. There was plenty of kitchen and dining room area. Living room area was enhanced by the open-area connection with the... More 

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Kingston, Tennessee
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192 reviews 192 reviews
38 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

On a whim we traveled to Rock Island State Park. Lots of areas to stop and view the scenery. Great place for pictures and fall colors. Loved the stone bridge and the walking bridge near the playground. Great place for families with kids of all ages. Picnic areas, playgrounds, and restrooms available. Very enjoyable!!

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Sparta, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you are looking for relaxation, here is the spot to visit. It is a great place to take a walk and take in all the scenery and enjoy being by the water.

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Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
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176 reviews 176 reviews
31 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

What a great little state park. We stayed at the campground in a 37ft fifth wheel. The spot was level, paved, roomy, and well maintained. The restrooms could have been a little cleaner but I wouldn't complain. It is a campground after all. They were heated and had lots of hot water, which was great since the days we were... More 

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Skagway, Alaska
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It is a small site, but it was easy to get to the historic buildings, the visitor center, and to see the falls. We enjoyed this park, even if it was a short visit!

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