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Roan Mountain State Park

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1015 Highway 143, Roan Mountain, TN 37687-3529
+1 423-772-0190
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A Great Ride!

We love riding our motorcycle on trips like this. We didn't get to go to the very top because it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
loveharleyrider
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Martin, Tennessee
A couple of days after the festival.

The woman at the base store was helpful with a map of the things we wanted to see. Went up to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leslie K
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Waterford, Connecticut
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Roan Mountain State Park is home to over 2000 acres of preserved forest. This park is rich in biodiversity and is home to the crystal clear doe river. Some popular activities are trout fishing, mountain biking, and hiking. There are also numerous overnight options such as fully equipped cabins, and over a hundred campsites. More information on this park and many more can be found at the TN State Parks website.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“front porch” (8 reviews)
“tent sites” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
1015 Highway 143, Roan Mountain, TN 37687-3529
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+1 423-772-0190
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"front porch"
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"tent sites"
in 5 reviews
"rocking chairs"
in 8 reviews
"full bloom"
in 6 reviews
"short hike"
in 8 reviews
"north carolina"
in 6 reviews
"interpretive center"
in 4 reviews
"camping trip"
in 6 reviews
"water wheel"
in 3 reviews
"saw deer"
in 3 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 3 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 5 reviews
"living room"
in 3 reviews
"camping area"
in 3 reviews
"wood burning stove"
in 4 reviews
"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We love riding our motorcycle on trips like this. We didn't get to go to the very top because it was on a gravel road (not good for a motorcycle) but we did go as high as we could. Beautiful views and the flowers were...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The woman at the base store was helpful with a map of the things we wanted to see. Went up to Carver’s Gap & took a 3/4 mile up to see the Bald’s & walk on the Appalachian Trail...worth the walk, outstanding view!

Thank Leslie K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day... We started early in case the Misty weather worsened, but instead it got better and we spent 5 hours on the trail. Hiked to Grassy Ridge and back across the balds and through rhododendron tunnels in full bloom. A memorable day for my...More

Thank smcilquham
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Tennessee S, Owner at Roan Mountain State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great news! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit! And also, that you were able to experience the rhododendron in bloom!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stopped at RMSP for a day trip. We did a few of the trails starting at the visitors center at the bottom of the mountain. This was a nice quick trail that circled an old mine that you can see down into. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is very well maintained. There is plenty of hiking and the scenery is fabulous. We almost were there during the blooms of the rodadendrum (sp) . The whole campground is full of them. Great programs and very friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful Doe...More

1  Thank Saundra D
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Tennessee S, Owner at Roan Mountain State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Saundra, thanks for the positive feedback! We're always happy to hear good things from our customers. We hope you will return again soon!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our visit to the park. Amazing views with trails throughout, including a realitively easy hike to the top of Round Bald. Loved it. Definitely stop when in the area. A great visit!

Thank DKPuck
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Tennessee S, Owner at Roan Mountain State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting us! We're always happy to hear good things from our customers.Come see us again next time you visit TN!

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Stayed in a cabin in the Park so we'd have a good location for hiking with and without driving. That met our expectations. Cabins are clean and spacious. The sleeping area upstairs is on a balcony and the kitchen does not have a door. That...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

We enjoyed hiking several trails and visiting the Miller Homestead, and the visitors center. One trail had abundance of wild flowers

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Love this Campground!! It’s such a nice place to camp. Have clean facilities, campground quiet at night, lots of trails to hike. In the summer they have a great pool to go to or if a pool is not your thing then the rivers are...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We visited in March for spring break. Visitors center and museum was very nice and I enjoyed it very much. The Mill is exceptional and had lots of equipment and artifacts from the era. We hiked to the mountain peak for some great views. A...More

1  Thank blong8161
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suhlin
4 June 2018|
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Response from dawntester3296 | Reviewed this property |
Rhododendron Festival is June 16-17 that’s usually the peak season in that area.
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palmericynthia
24 May 2018|
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Response from dawntester3296 | Reviewed this property |
Not much to do if it rains unless you want to go into town and shop.
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