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Montgomery Bell State Park

1020 Jackson Hill Rd, Burns, TN 37029-5040
+1 615-797-9052
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Love Montgomery Bell!

This is a beautiful park, I live close by. It has trails, restaurant, swimming and paddle... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
Dickson, TN
Wonderful state park

We have stayed here twice in the last week. Both times we had a site next to the creek and both... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2017
Clarence D
Louisville, Kentucky
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Montgomery Bell State Park is located seven miles east of Dickson in Dickson County. The park was once the center of iron industry in Middle Tennessee. Montgomery Bell State Park is equipped with a conference center that can host up to 500 people. The onsite restaurant is open daily and available to cater events. Within the center, the inn offers 120 rooms and five suites. The park also has eight environmentally-friendly modern cabins available for rent. The park’s campground can accommodate 60 ft. campers on most electrical sites. The campground has on-site sewer at 40 sites and can accommodate small pop-up campers and large RVs. There are 94 campsites available at the park. There are many activities to try at the park. Most notably, are hiking, biking, golf and fishing. There are nearly 19 miles of trails throughout the park with one that follows the circumference of the park. The Par 72, 18-hole golf course is a local treasure. The clubhouse, with snack bar and pro shop, also has a furnished patio that can be reserved for events. There are three lakes within Montgomery Bell State Park for fishing and boating. Paddle boats, jon boats, canoes and kayaks are available for rent at the park.
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1020 Jackson Hill Rd, Burns, TN 37029-5040
+1 615-797-9052
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

This is a beautiful park, I live close by. It has trails, restaurant, swimming and paddle boating. Something for everyone!

Thank CardinalFanFromTN
Reviewed May 13, 2017

We have stayed here twice in the last week. Both times we had a site next to the creek and both times we had hoped to hear it during the night. It poured rain both nights. Still a good park. The second night had lots...More

Thank Clarence D
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

The park is beautiful and a great place to spend the day. We tent camped over the Easter weekend and the campground was horrible. The area itself is great with a river and beautiful trees. The density of campers exceeds the areas capacity. With the...More

1  Thank NoName007
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Never seen so many dogwood trees! Even in the campground - had one dogwood on our site 104, which was spacious enough for a 37' 5th wheel w/4 slide-outs. An older campground, wooded and sites pretty close together, but upgraded 50 amp, sewer - ours...More

Thank mymeme0226
Reviewed April 10, 2017

My rating of this park is aimed at those who want a very safe and civilized park with lots of accommodations and developments. It is beautiful, all the roads are paved and well maintained and there are lots of activities. The prices of things in...More

Thank Terry T
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Camped here because Nashville hotels are just too pricey. The park is an hour from downtown nashville, 45 minutes to franklin. Wish we had more time to explore the park, lots of hiking, creeks, history. Spot 79 was right on the creek and our kids...More

Thank schultee
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Being blessed enough to live a few miles from this park, we are here weekly, at least. The trails are nice, the church is a beautiful place to have some private time to reflect and pray and meditate. The recreational areas are always filled with...More

1  Thank maschoenbaum
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Good for everyone. There's hiking trails, canoeing and kayaking for a reasonable price, along with several picnic areas to have lunch at. There's a hotel to stay at with an indoor pool.

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed February 5, 2017

My son and I went with our Scout pack to do some winter hiking. The park was exceptionally clean, and the trails were well groomed. This is not to say that some trails did not need some cosmetic work, but all in all they were...More

Thank Crashvic
Reviewed January 28, 2017

This state park reminds me of a Clink Eastwood movie. A combination of "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly." I grew up here in the 60s and know it well. I haven't been back here in 20 years until recently. A lot has changed...More

Thank Glen H
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Tabitha F
July 11, 2016|
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Response from bonitadc | Reviewed this property |
I did not stay at the hotel, rather, we just enjoyed the outdoors and grounds, and the lake. I saw several people walking their dogs. It's a state park, and has no signs prohibiting pets on the grounds - in fact, there is... More
Dana M
September 7, 2015|
Response from Tabitha F |
I'd like to know that information myself Dana M