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Address: Route 1, Box 2345, Tiptonville, TN 38079
Phone Number: 866-836-6757, 731-253-7756
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching
Description: This hunting and fishing harbors almost every kind of shore and wading...
This hunting and fishing harbors almost every kind of shore and wading bird, as well as the golden and American bald eagles.
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Disappointed there was no pontoon boat cruise! They made it right!

Such a beautiful place! We got info a week before arriving and were told that 3 hour pontoon cruises were offered Mon. through Friday, but when we got there we found out that the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
bevannm1950
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Waco, Kentucky
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Waco, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Such a beautiful place! We got info a week before arriving and were told that 3 hour pontoon cruises were offered Mon. through Friday, but when we got there we found out that the college students who gave the cruises had gone back to school and the other man who normally gave them was on a business trip. We were... More 

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Arlington, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The visitor's center is simple and has some interesting facts to share. There are a few local specimens to see up and personal. The board walk is breathe taking and a must.

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Nashvillle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Best viewed from the walking deck or bridge at Blue Bank Resort on Lake Drive, the sunsets at Reelfoot Lake are beautiful and a bit romantic. We took pictures every 5-10 minutes and they were ever changing, each more beautiful than the next. We had drinks and then a lovely dinner and on the deck and went back and forth... More 

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Just drove out here to check this out after hearing about it. It is out a ways. Twenty miles or so from Union City. Well worth the look. State park has a great campgrounds. Several big campers here. We stopped and fed some duck. Just a great view here. We also did the auto tour down by the wildlife refuge.... More 

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nashville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place is an anomaly: a Louisiana bayou/swamp in TN! In the late 1800s there was a major earthquake that caused the river to run backwards and it created this beautiful swamp area with cypress trees that grow in the water. It's beautiful, magical and even a little creepy! Take a pontoon boat tour out to the island or admire... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stayed one night at the Tennessee State campground on the south side of Reelfoot Lake after a day at the Discovery Park of America in nearby Union City. The park was nice and clean. Very quiet at night we had a spot right on the water with a wonderful view. One draw back is that there is no swimming... More 

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Rocky Top, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Stayed at the good campground at the state park. Beautiful lake and wildlife everywhere - take a good camera!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The visitor center on the east side seems to be closed, so we had to go over to the center on the west side. If you're not into fishing, there's not a lot you can do here. They offer a pontoon boat ride but we missed it since we couldn't find any information about anything on the 'net.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was the smallest State park I have ever visited. It was nice for what it is. There was a picnic area with the lake behind it. It does offer some camping.

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Tallassee, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I have always loved Reelfoot Lake. I lived there for years...spent a lot of time at the parks....I love the story behind how he lake was created.. The cypress knees are just beautiful to me...and if our there in freesing weather you have to see the lake..the was the water freezes in the air against the trees....Beauitful

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