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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

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910 Riddick Rd, Millington, TN 38053
+1 901-876-5201
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Now THIS is my type of campground

Seclusion? Yes. Hiking and biking? Yes. Scenic beauty? You bet. Proximity to the MIssissippi... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jazzie F
Great birding close to the city

I was in Memphis for a conference and wanted to get some fall birding in. This park is less than a... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Christina W
Orlando, Florida
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“general store” (9 reviews)
“shelby forest” (8 reviews)
910 Riddick Rd, Millington, TN 38053
+1 901-876-5201
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seclusion? Yes. Hiking and biking? Yes. Scenic beauty? You bet. Proximity to the MIssissippi? Yes. And the best hamburgers in Tennessee at the Cornerstone Cafe/Citgo Station? Absolutely. Showers were old but the water was hot and there was plenty of it. For those without a...More

Thank jazzie F
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I was in Memphis for a conference and wanted to get some fall birding in. This park is less than a half hour from downtown, offered both driving and hiking birding opportunities and had friendly, knowledgeable staff working at the visitor center.

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We came in the middle of the month and stayed until Nov. 1. Totally enjoyed the quiet serenity of the park and the large space we had to ourselves. A little crowded 1 weekend with 2 parties near our site but we got thru it....More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I blame budget cuts but after they spent money building a beautiful office they could have spent some on maintenance of the campground. Looks like nothing done since it was built. The site we had was littered with trash in fire pit, grill and on...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This was a very nice park and we really enjoyed the trails we hiked. We also loved the paved walk beside the lake. They are pet friendly and our little dog enjoyed the day as well. I've been to an event at the FedEx building...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Nice experience overall. Cabins were big and were received a free boat for the stay to use on the lake. Cell phone connectivity is limited but it's to be expected. Would definitely return again.

Thank J B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We booked cabin 3 for our vacation. The cabins are in a very nice park. Trees and water are beautiful. It has awesome air conditioning which kept the cabin cool in very hot weather. Loved the vinyl floor and updated bathrooms and deck. Beds were...More

Thank Bev T
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This park is really close to Memphis which was great for our family because we spent a lot of time going back and forth. Many of the park's facilities are closed for good so I get the feeling that it's best years have passed. The...More

Thank blondi1517
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stayed in cabins from April 9-15. They are very old, in need of repair, smell bad and very dirty. We had 2 bedrooms each with a double bed and a small bathroom with no room to hang a towel or put anything on the counter....More

3  Thank Maureen F
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have had a wonderful extended stay at Shelby Forest State Forest. Have been in the cabins for several days, with Cabin 2 and Cabin 3 being my favorites. The cabins are not fancy but fairly modern and very clean on the inside. Excellent beds....More

2  Thank GregMemphisR
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17 August 2016|
Response from DWcool | Reviewed this property |
I would visit the pavilions, and see which you like. One of the pavilions is closed (#3 or #5?) But is a nice shaded area.
3 April 2016|
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Response from earlstewart1948 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe that they do have electric and water in some of the sites. A very nice quite place. Earl