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Reelfoot Lake State Park

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2595 Hwy 21 E, Tiptonville, TN 38079
+1 731-253-9652
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Been there all throughout the year - all seasons are nice

A cold winter up north will shoo about 200 Bald Eagles to Reelfoot during Jan - Feb. If it's not... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
blankandson .
Reelfoot Lake Bald Eagle Festivel

It has been almost 40 years since I had visited Reelfoot Lake. On this occasion, we were attending... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Larry B
Little Rock, Arkansas
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This hunting and fishing harbors almost every kind of shore and wading bird, as well as the golden and American bald eagles.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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2595 Hwy 21 E, Tiptonville, TN 38079
+1 731-253-9652
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

A cold winter up north will shoo about 200 Bald Eagles to Reelfoot during Jan - Feb. If it's not cold up north, they don't come. About 35 resident couple Eagles live there and many are easy to find. In the rest of the year,...More

2  Thank blankandson .
Reviewed 6 February 2017

It has been almost 40 years since I had visited Reelfoot Lake. On this occasion, we were attending the 13th Annual Bald Eagle Festival. We had 2 other couples with us. Beyond a doubt, it was one of the most interesting, fun, and educational days...More

4  Thank Larry B
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I grew up close to Reelfoot Lake and after about 30 years, I took my kids for a side day trip a couple weeks ago. We started out at the Visitor Center at the State Park. We looked at the literature inside before venturing out...More

3  Thank Photogirl2292
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The lake is a really beautiful and unusual area. The park is in several different areas along the lake. There are several places to launch a boat and several boardwalks to get a good view of the lake. The visitors center has several cages with...More

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We didn't have a lot of time to explore the area like we wanted. We would love to go back one day. The area is beautiful and the history of the lake is neat. Would love to go back and see some eagles!

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The history of Reelfoot Lake is intriguing. The actual visitors center needs some TLC. The surrounding businesses and restaurants likely saw their prime in the 1980's. The boardwalk near the visitors center is kinda neat and is a great way to get an up close...More

1  Thank Jeramie
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to many craft antique fairs.Reelfoot is by far the best.From the ease of parking to the location and shaded areas ,to the vendors and the hospitality from everyone.Most definitely will return

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Ventured to the arts and craft festival, found ourselves having a lovely picnic lunch before we walked around the enormous space of various booths and entertainment. Stopped by the Bald Eagle exhibit actually got to go inside the exhibit with a Wildlife officer, really neat...More

1  Thank Tyler H
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I drove in near dusk and found a very helpful campground host. I paid $9 for a one night primitive camping site. He wanted to put me near others in a site that was more expensive than what I had paid for, I think to...More

Thank Wildflower01945
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The camping ground was the breeding place for a zillion mosquitoes. We had a horrible experience. The staff should have made some effort to employee pest control measures so that campers could have a more pleasant camping experience.

Thank amrita m
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Lyn B
10 July 2017|
Response from Butterflydays | Reviewed this property |
There are several walking trails, and a campground that seemed to be dog friendly. They do have ducks along one of the walkways at Blue Bank Resort, (also pet friendly), so please keep your pet leashed. They had major... More
Patty D
3 December 2015|
Response from ladybd | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I have no idea. Call the state park for this information.