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Big Ridge State Park

Norris Dam State Park Norris Dam State Park Photo taken Spring 2012
Maynardville, TN - Big Ridge State Park located at 1015 Big Ridge Park Road, offers 3,687 acres along the beautiful southern shores of TVA's Norris Reservoir. The park is located just 25 miles north of Knoxville, TN and offers outdoor recreation that everyone is sure to enjoy!

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.
Downloads: Big Ridge State Park Map


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My interests include web development, blogging, travel, wakeboarding, and snowboarding. And of course, spending those hot summer days on beautiful Norris Lake. I also enjoy a great meal with friends and family.

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