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Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

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Address: 1245 Davy Crockett Park Rd, Limestone, TN 37681-5825
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+1 423-257-2167
08:00 - 16:30
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Birthplace of the famous frontiersman.

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Visited actual family cabin.

Lots of parking even campsites for RVs if planned ahead. Park area of family cabin enjoyed all the historical information on Davy Crocketts life and family. Walking trails and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2017

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Oakland, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Davy Crockett was a surprise. We really went there just out of curiosity but did not know that this was a beautiful area packed with history which helped remove some of the mythical nature that surrounds Crockett.

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Clemmons, United States
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is a nice place to come have a picnic or throw a Frisbee. There is a river running through the park, and event are held that take you back to the 1700s. When we went, they were shooting at Targets with old 1700s guns, and people were camping out by the river in 1700s style. There is also... More 

Thank Alex S
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106 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I just happened to be traveling down the road when I saw a sign for the birthplace of Davy Crockett. Being that he's a traditional hero and folk legend of my generation, I turned off to seek it out. Thankful for Google, because it's not an easy find tucked away among farmlands. I was glad I did it for the... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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80 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I was disappointed visiting the cabin due to the setting, etc. It was just a restored (or reconstructed) building sitting in a grassy area. It did not seem like a historic place. However, this park looks like a lot of fun for locals, especially children and teen - swimming pool and lots of space for playing ball, etc. Bottom line... More 

Thank Susie G
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We moved to NE Tn 3 years ago. We are 3 miles from this beautiful park. Despite a previous negative review this is an amazing place. If you are looking for Disney World go to Florida. This park is packed with history. The beautiful Nolichucky River flows thru the park and even has a boat ramp. The cabin area has... More 

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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Lots of parking even campsites for RVs if planned ahead. Park area of family cabin enjoyed all the historical information on Davy Crocketts life and family. Walking trails and river access available. Sat on the porch and enjoyed the beautiful weather, watching the river running. Looks like he just left this place, is very well kept.

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Gladewater, Texas
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This site was high on my list to visit while in the area. Davey Crockett died in the Alamo to help secure the future of the great state of Texas. This state park is perhaps the most bare bone state park I have ever visited. It was difficult to locate using our GPS and it turned out to be hidden... More 

Haymarket, Virginia
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I remember Fess Parker as Davey Crockett on TV when I was a kid. I had a coon-skin cap and a flintlock rifle to go with it. The song from the show was burned into my brain so much that I taught it to my son when he was about 5 years old. He was the only kid in his... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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162 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The cabin/monument was ok to look at, but it is a reconstruction, and if you've seen one log cabin reconstruction, you've really seen them all. The most disappointing part was that the museum/visitor's center was closed when we arrived in the middle of the afternoon (during their opening hours). Guy at the campground office said the museum worker had "left... More 

Thank jennifer s
Ormond Beach, Florida
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344 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

On our way to Jonesborough, TN, we stopped at this state park to see Davy Crockett's birthplace. On the way in (no admission) we saw the campground and I would stay there if in the area in the future. It looked very clean from the park entrance road. We stopped in the visitor center gift shop/museum and then drove over... More 

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