Big Ridge State Park offers a variety activities that include 19 cabin rentals, 50 campsites, biking, swimming, playgrounds (sand volleyball, softball field, two tennis courts, basketball courts, horseshoe pits), picnic areas, hiking trails, Norton Grist Mill, recreation hall and year round fishing. Cabin rentals are available from April through October and accommodate up to six persons. Reservations are available through the park office. The 50 campsites near Norris Lake accommodate RV's, trailers, and tents. Each site includes water and electrical hook-ups. Dumping station and bath houses are provided.
Swimming is available from Memorial Day through Labor Day on a sandy beach. No life guards are available. Biking, playgrounds and fishing available year round.
Big Ridge State Park
Cost: Admission is Free
Location: 1015 Big Ridge State Park Road Maynardville, TN 37807
Park Information: (800) 471-5305 or (865) 992-5523
Hours: Summer - Daylight until 10pm, Winter - Daylight to Dark
Directions: Take I-75 exit 122, take Hwy 61 east for 12 miles. Park entrance on the left.
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