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Pickett CCC Memorial State Park

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We went for the hiking, which is fantastic. We had the best surprise, when we got there. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
briddle54
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Ellisville, Mississippi
Off the beaten path

This is a beautiful place, and I think one of the better maintained TN state parks. It is very far... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
mckayj93
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Nashville, Tennessee
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At almost 20,000 acres, this large park memorializes the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps, who created this park. There are 4 different styles of fully-equipped cabins, and plenty of campsites to stay at, accommodating any person’s...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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4605 Pickett Park Hwy, Jamestown, TN 38556-5889
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+1 931-879-5821
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for the hiking, which is fantastic. We had the best surprise, when we got there. The NB100, No run/run, was passing through the park and running the hiking trails. One of our favorite places to camp and great, great hikes. I am not...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a beautiful place, and I think one of the better maintained TN state parks. It is very far from the interstate, and most phone coverage. There are a lot of sites to see here, some aren't even on the official maps. A lot...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

AWESOME TRAILS WONDERFUL depiction of anchient American life I almost felt i was there. Wonderful small lake kids swim area, boating activity (non motorized)

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Tennessee S, Owner at Pickett CCC Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

We are very happy that you enjoy Pickett CCC Memorial State Park and we are appreciative that you are sharing a few of the awesome features of the park. We look forward to you visiting us again soon!

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place! Plenrt of hiking trails..fishing..kayaking and swimming. Yhey also have a campground. We loved checking out the cave. The views were astonishing! Would highly recommend!

1  Thank Michelle
Tennessee S, Owner at Pickett CCC Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

We are glad you enjoyed all of the activities we offer at Pickett. Thanks for your recommendation to other visitors!

Reviewed 23 February 2018

We spent a long weekend at Pickett State Park recently in one of the park chalets. It was a very nice and relaxing weekend. The chalet is basic but has everything you would need to step away from the day to day for a while....More

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Tennessee S, Owner at Pickett CCC Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks for spending the weekend with us! We are glad you enjoyed the chalets. We are in the process of updating our cabins and villas and hope that you will come back and spend some unplugged time with us again soon.

Reviewed 1 February 2018

The campground at Pickett CCC Memorial State Park is very old and dated, which didn't bother us at all. We camped in a tiny micro campervan which made finding a level spot pretty easy. I can see where large RVs and Campers would have a...More

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Tennessee S, Owner at Pickett CCC Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

We are very glad you enjoyed the solitude of winter camping at Pickett CCC Memorial State Park. Park. We will pass on your feedback regarding the bathroom to the Park Manager.

Reviewed 21 January 2018

Great fun swimming and paddling the boat. Nice place to picnic or to camp for a weekend. We love the woods and wilderness. Thank you to the park rangers.

1  Thank Margie T
Tennessee S, Owner at Pickett CCC Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you for visiting us with your grandchildren. We are glad you enjoyed your day here!

Reviewed 10 October 2017

We arrived with our family of 8 on a rainy Saturday. We had reserved a site ahead of time. I extensively researched the layout of the campground and picked the best site available. The best available is apparently not so great. The one way road...More

2  Thank gilbrethfamily
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We just came back from a 4-day camping trip to this park and definitely want to go back again. It is a combination of nice hiking trails, great & friendly staff, a varied combination of camping and whole variety of rental cabins from rustic to...More

1  Thank j0ylarry
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We loved this state park and wish that state would spend some money on the campground. We are tent campers and I have seen worse. But as a whole, it needs work and it saddens me to see such a great place in need of...More

1  Thank LisaDawn16
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thepumpkinlady
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Response from Kenneth D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so since this is a state park. I would recommend you give the park a call and ask them directly. Good luck, and hope you enjoy Pickett St. Park!
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Billy R
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Response from DEGlass | Reviewed this property |
Yes, bring your own kayak or canoe. We've launched our tandem inflatable kayak from the rental place's dock, no problem. The small lake is absolutely quiet and very beautiful, and a paddle under the natural arch is... More
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