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Harrison Bay State Park

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Great time at Harrison Bay

Bike trails, swimming pool fishing, boating. Plenty of things to do and good place to meet people... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael H
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Harrison, Tennessee
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Great hike / mountain biking trail

We hiked the 4.5 mile hiking trail at Harrison Bay State Park. This was after 3 days of heavy... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
claude_monnier
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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This park has over 1200 acres of space, spread along 40 miles of shoreline on the Chickamauga Lake, a 72-par golf course, RV and non-RV campgrounds, and lots of forest. More information on this park and many more can be found at the TN State Parks...more
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8411 Harrison Bay Rd, Harrison, TN 37341-7636
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bike trails, swimming pool fishing, boating. Plenty of things to do and good place to meet people from all over. Would recommend to all.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael H
Tennessee S, Owner at Harrison Bay State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing many of the great features of our park. We appreciate your review and look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Harrison Bay is beautiful. The lake has so many different views. Some days the water is so still and the sun shining on it sparkles like dancing diamonds. Other days when the winds are blowing more there are a lot of waves. I love driving...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank conleyd2
Tennessee S, Owner at Harrison Bay State Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

We agree Harrison Bay is gorgeous anytime of year! Thanks for sharing your kind remarks in this review with future visitors.

Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Harrison Bay is a great place to take your family. I love the pool and fishing. Its beautiful nature

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Harrison Bay State Park is a wonderful place to take your family. The camping sites, whether RV or tent, are ideally located. The trails are easy enough for a small child to hike along with you. There is a wonderful little playground as well. During...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jknicholas01
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Pool open in the summer, right on the lake with a playground. 4 Campgrounds. A= flat paved, B= unlevel paved, C= Mostly small level ang gravel and D= tent only. No water or power in D. Clean restrooms and restaurant on site.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

We hiked the 4.5 mile hiking trail at Harrison Bay State Park. This was after 3 days of heavy rains so parts of the trail were very wet, but manageable. The trail gets you close enough to the lake to provide great views and peaceful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Harrison bay over the weekend and really enjoyed ourselves. We arrived around 830 pm (office closes at 9) and the staff was still very helpful and friendly getting us checked in. We purchased a bundle of their specialty firewood...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diane T
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Stayed in Ooltewah and was looking for something to do. The part is only about 20 minutes or so out of town. Looked like a large camping area/areas. There is a large boat dock with a restaurant which we didn't eat at but it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

I recently stayed at the Harrison Bay State Park Group Camp and was happily surprised to see new shower/restroom houses. Wow, I thought, finally replacements for the cinder block and concrete building that had been there forever. The individual shower rooms are clean and nice....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Tennessee S, Owner at Harrison Bay State Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thanks for the feedback, Robin. We will take this into consideration in the future when we upgrade. We are happy you seemed to otherwise enjoy your time here.

Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous state park for camping in an RV or tent. Many lakefront lots on a lake with marina, restaurant, rentals, an dbig time boating. You should know it is close to Sequoyah Nuclear Plant as we were surprised by that when we came upon it....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Tennessee S, Owner at Harrison Bay State Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

This is great news! We're so happy to know that you had a good experience. Please come back and see us soon!

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Cathy B
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Response from SCRAPPYJupiter | Reviewed this property |
i did not see cabins anywhere. sorry.
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Andrew M
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I agree with Karen above.
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Donna Coffey
Knoxville, Tennessee
Chattanooga by boat (3 Replies)
My husband and I and our teenage daughter and friend are traveling tomorrow from the Knoxville area in our 26' boat on the TN river to Chattanooga. We understand that there is a public dock where you can leave your boat for the day (not overnight), close to the aquarium. We have been to Chatt. several times by car, but never by boat. We noticed that there is a "Nightfall concert series" in Miller Park on Friday nights. Can we walk from the Rvierfront area to Miller Park--is it safe,and how...More
June 28, 2006|
Response fromKat_Cubs_fan|
Yes, there is a new public dock very close to the aquarium where you can anchor; don't know if there's a charge just for "day anchoring" or not. Yes, you can walk to Miller Park for the Nightfall concert, as it is about nine blocks of level walking (probably not quite one mile). It is very safe to walk there if you use Market Street or Broad Street as your route. There is a free shuttle you could catch to the area going up, but they stop running before the concert would be over, so you'd...More