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Reelfoot Lake State Park

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Address: Route 1, Box 2345, Tiptonville, TN 38079
Phone Number: 866-836-6757, 731-253-7756
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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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Awesome lake snd surroundings. Cottages and rentals look great. Go to Boyette's Restaurant and have catfish. Great area low on tourism. So a nice quiet getaway

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kimmtrentham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome lake snd surroundings. Cottages and rentals look great. Go to Boyette's Restaurant and have catfish. Great area low on tourism. So a nice quiet getaway

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family has a history with Reelfoot Lake, so it is hard not to be biased. I remember trips there as a small child, so when I returned there three years ago, after a 30+ year absence, I was amazed that the natural beauty of the lake was unchanged. The park has been updated, but the lake itself is the... More 

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Visalia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Toured the visitor center and my wife and I were able to hold a Great Horned Owl! It was wonderful being able to hold and pet one of God's beautiful creations. We toured the reptile exhibit and the area wildlife and water life exhibits also. Later in the morning we took the one hour pontoon boat tour and saw many... More 

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Thank Michael W
Dyersburg
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I have enjoyed the park from a child and family reunions and also just to walk the pier which as a senior adult I continue to enjoy doing.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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102 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Behind the state park visitors center is a short Boadwalk that will take you through thus unique swamp environment. Quick way to take in this environment

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

I've heard about this Park most of my life, and was disappointed by its current condition: 1) Exhibits in the State Park museum/visitor center haven't been updated since the mid 1990s; 2) We walked every trail in the park and every one of them is poorly maintained, lacking even basic signage at the trailhead; 3) North campground bathrooms are closed... More 

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Thank klb365
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

The campground is very clean and all the staff and park rangers are very accommodating. Very short drive to all the restaurants and souvenir shops

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

The staff is fantastic. The visitors center was small and well done, though it is run down and could use a refreshing. They have rescued eagles, owls and hawks on site which was a joy to see. The boardwalk through the Cyprus trees was neat and it's a beautiful area. There are countless birds in the trees, come with binoculars.

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1 Thank ChrisCgeo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Great place to visit!, Although there were fairly large number of people, the rangers and staff handled everything with good humor and professionalism.

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Thank James N
Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

One of the most beautiful areas I have ever seen . We took the class on a field trip. We stopped and visited the lake and talked about the earth quake that caused the lake to appear. Beautiful country

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