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Big Ridge State Park

1015 Big Ridge Park Rd, Maynardville, TN 37807-1727
+1 865-992-5523
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Camping for 5 days

We camped, hiked, kayaked and rode on the nearby mountain bike trails. There are many things to do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roxie Doxie
Buford, Georgia
Great park close to my home

Love hiking, camping and swimming. Never too crowded. State Park employees are always very... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Maynardville, Tennessee
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1015 Big Ridge Park Rd, Maynardville, TN 37807-1727
+1 865-992-5523
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped, hiked, kayaked and rode on the nearby mountain bike trails. There are many things to do and the setting is gorgeous. The campsites are a bit close and the facilities are in bad repair. Would be nice if the state of Tennessee would...More

Thank Roxie Doxie
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Love hiking, camping and swimming. Never too crowded. State Park employees are always very helpful. We just got a boat and love to launch there.

Thank Wombz
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We camped here for a weekend in our tent. The camp ground is very nice and lake is beautiful. We stayed at campsite 4. Was close to the restroom..but lacking any shade. The showers were disgusting. Dirt amd hair were just matted to the floor.

1  Thank Michelle
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We rented cabin 19. The fridge didn't keep anything cold. The floor in the bathroom under the toilet was rotting. The dishes wasn't cleaned from the guest before us. Needs to be weed eated around side walk. Our 3 yr old found grown men's underwear...More

Thank JNA31
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Big Ridge suited our family's needs just fine. We stayed at campsite 21. I liked it better than others because we didn't have any immediate neighbors to our left, had water access, and water and electric hookups. There is a designated swimming area that we...More

Thank blondi1517
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Hiking, swimming and playgrounds! The staff at the park offers hands on activities between kayaking, arts and crafts to informational speakers. Love this park

Thank jessicacollins2011
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to camp except for a couple of things. People drive way to fast for as many kids that are roaming around. Even people driving gold carts go to fast. This place needs speed bumps VERY BAD!!! The bathrooms need to...More

Thank draygonsgrammy
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The park is great, lots of trees and the lake is nice and you can rent paddle boards,kayaks etc. There is a separate "non-motorized" section to do these activities in so you don't worry about getting run over by a speed boat. We really liked...More

Thank rneisner27
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Only draw to this place is Norris lake. Bathrooms are filthy nasty, trash all over the place, maintenance crew must have been whipped with a weed eater when young because no weeds had been cut in a long while, things was stolen out of boat...More

Thank brent d
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Love staying here! Cabins are decent and comfortable. Only bad thing here is the parking for the cabins. Drivers were backing out up an incline on a hill!!! Warning Warning this is dangerous and in the dark more so!! Please do something about the parking...More

Thank Gail N
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Amy H
24 August 2017|
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Response from Michelle | Reviewed this property |
we have At&t..had no issues using our phones.
13 August 2017|
Response from jessicacollins2011 | Reviewed this property |
There is a bluegrass festival 6pm 8/18 if you have Facebook you can check out their page they post what's coming up all the time.