Fort Loudoun State Historic Park Article

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Fort Loudoun State Historic Park
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Fort Loudoun State Historic Area visitor center
TypeTennessee State Park
Location Vonore, Tennessee
Area1,200 acres (4.9 km2)
Created1970s
OpenYear round

Fort Loudoun State Historic Park is a state park in Monroe County in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It houses the reconstructed Fort Loudoun along with an interpretive center and recreation area. Park staff also maintain the nearby Tellico Blockhouse site.

The state park is located off State Route 360 south of Vonore.

Activities and amenities

Along with the reconstructed fort, the park has a visitors center and museum, and one picnic shelter/pavilion.

  • Hiking: There are three hiking trails in the park.
  • Fishing: Fishing is available in the park on Tellico Lake.
  • Birding is a popular activity in the park.
  • A museum is present near the main parking lot.
  • A full-scale, reconstructed fort, with occasional reenactments is present behind the main museum building.
  • A gift shop, complete with t-shirts, CDs, and children's toys, is located in the museum.
  • A rental pavilion is available.

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FORT LOUDOUN STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

35°35′35″N 84°12′45″W / 35.59306°N 84.21250°W / 35.59306; -84.21250