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Booker T. Washington State Park

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Beautiful Park on the Water

Great picnicking park with grills for cooking in the outdoors of nature. Also, a playground for the... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
Cookeville, Tennessee
Good hiking trails

Hiked the Outer Loop trail so we would get views of the water and the dam. The trail is also open... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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This park is situated on the amazing Chickamauga Lake and covers almost 400 acres. There is hiking, mountain biking, fishing, boating, and even an Olympic sized pool. More information on this park and many more can be found at the TN State Parks...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
5801 Champion Rd, Harrison, TN 37416-1614
+1 423-894-4955
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were staying at Harrison Bay state park just down the highway and came over to bike the trails yesterday. Although the office was already closed, one of the rangers actually gave us directions to the trails and a trail map, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diane T
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

place needs maintenance as soon as possible. It looks like it could be a beautiful place if you take better care of it, a lot of garbage, the swimming pool is dirty the bathrooms also . and the employees seems like dont work are in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sheny G
Tennessee S, Owner at Booker T. Washington State Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

We're very sorry that you had a negative experience. We strive to provide the best service possible. We would like to know more, please contact our Park Office or Tennessee State Parks at 615.532.0001 | Email: Ask.TNStateParks@tn.gov.

Reviewed June 6, 2018

Great picnicking park with grills for cooking in the outdoors of nature. Also, a playground for the kids to have fun while you are enjoying the family and nature. Biking & hiking trails along the water. A bit of history on the namesake of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank judy177
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Hiked the Outer Loop trail so we would get views of the water and the dam. The trail is also open to mountain bikes, but we only met one that morning. The trail is well marked and offers ups and downs in the forest and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank claude_monnier
Tennessee S, Owner at Booker T. Washington State Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your hike at Booker T. Washington! Come back and see us soon.

Reviewed August 1, 2017

There are hiking and biking trails throughout the park. It has a good view of the Dam. Harrison bay State Park is much prettier.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank cer1126
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

GREAT HIKING TRAILS. Playground for young and older children. Picnic area and grills for cooking out. Fishing

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank dngmori
Reviewed September 12, 2016

It was so serene being by the lake. My husband's family had their family reunion bbq here. The picnic shelters were very nice, one with a kitchen space, two large fans, grills, and plenty of setting. Just sitting by the lake looking out was super...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ChynnaTravels
Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

It was a really long but exciting trail, i got to experience cliffs, lots of water, and beautiful scenery. I do plan on visiting it again sometime.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank dcflames
Reviewed September 12, 2015

We served the group lodge facilities here for a weekend retreat for a group of 45 women and it was just perfect. There were two sleeping lodges with plenty bunk beds, and we had access to another meeting lodge that contained a large meeting room...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank JCitytraveler701
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Good park for family to hang out. It is a little bit north of the city, but it is fun nonetheless. They have a great pool there as well as docks for fishing.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank 1967Yankeesfan
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