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Natchez Trace State Park

24845 Natchez Trace Rd, Wildersville, TN 38388-8329
+1 731-968-3742
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Wonderful Park

One of Tennessee's many great state parks. Picnic, hike, relax, and enjoy! Don't go here expecting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cookeville, Tennessee
Nice First Visit

This was our first visit to the Nachez Trace State Park Pin Oak Lodge. We arrived late Tuesday for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hendersonville, Tennessee
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Natchez Trace State Park is named for the famous "Natchez to Nashville" highway, an important wilderness road during the early 18th century. A western spur of The Trace ran through a portion of what is now the park. The park was built as part of President Roosevelt's "New Deal" program. The land was bought from residents who could no longer make a living farming the land because of extensive erosion problems. With the many acres of scenic woodlands, the park includes four lakes, a swimming beach, a 47 room resort inn and restaurant complex, cabins, group lodge, camping areas, picnicking sites, playgrounds, a ball field, a regulation pistol firing range, picturesque hiking trails, a wrangler camp, 250 miles of horse riding trails, a park store, and archery range. Located at I-40, exit 116, this area is composed of a State Park, State Forest and a WMA with a total of 48,000 acres.
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24845 Natchez Trace Rd, Wildersville, TN 38388-8329
+1 731-968-3742
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of Tennessee's many great state parks. Picnic, hike, relax, and enjoy! Don't go here expecting the views and beauty of a park such as the Great Smoky Mountains. It won't compare. But. It will give you a nice dose of relaxation.

Thank judy177
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Nachez Trace State Park Pin Oak Lodge. We arrived late Tuesday for a two night stay. We were greeted by a smiling face and our check in was efficient. Please note the Pin Oak lodge restuarant is closed...More

Thank Riverchaser10
Reviewed 1 week ago

This state park has 2 very different cabins to choose from on 2 separate lakes, plus an inn if you are more interested in traditional hotel services. If you want to stay in an intimate rustic cabin with a fire place on a smaller quiet...More

Thank tramplamps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is something to see at every point in this park. You feel safe, as you walk the trails. At every different site, you will see a children's playground area. Breathtaking water views and a beach with a volleyball net. We enjoyed lodging in one...More

Thank mspat2016
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Natchez Trace State Park doesn't have the jaw dropping beauty of some of our parks but if you're looking for a nice place for a picnic or just want a little time in nature I definitely recommend it. Plenty of playgrounds and cabins and the...More

1  Thank Maddox1000
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Our second annual extended family camping trip was scheduled at Natchez Trace. It is a very large park and did not have as many signs and markings throughout as some other state/national park areas. We stayed in a Cub Lake cabin. It was immaculately cleaned...More

Thank Mary Ellen F
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The park is beautiful and the campground is easily accessible for larger rigs. They have full hookups, and 50 amp service. There are a few sites that have perfect views of the lake. We stayed in a loop away from the water. It was easy...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We went with family to explore the Natchez Trace trail but could not find it. We ended up having a family picnic and fun at the Cub Lake beach instead. Good place for camping and family fun (affordable paddle-boat rides, volleyball court on the beach,...More

Thank aditi108
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Wonderful, quiet campground. Clean, clean, clean! So impressed with this park. Quiet, beautiful setting. No internet or cable, but who needs it here? Listen to the birds, enjoy the bliss...

Thank 356worldtraveler
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We love this park and have returned multiple times. The lakes are beautiful and clean. The bath houses and campgrounds are quiet, clean, and we'll kept. I would rate higher except for the 1) poor(almost non existent)cell phone service ( we have verizon)and NO wifi....More

Thank Cindy K
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4 March 2017|
Response from Toby F | Reviewed this property |
This information is available on the web site for the campground, or by using the contact info. We were there months ago, it may have changed, especially during winter months.
David P
24 February 2017|
Response from Jennifer W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, primitive and full hookup.
26 October 2016|
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Response from HRHORCH | Reviewed this property |
Trails-but bring your own horses.