Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park Article

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Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park
TypeTennessee State Park
Location Polk County, Tennessee
Operated by National Forest Service/ Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
OpenYear round

The Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park is a Tennessee state park in Polk County, Tennessee, United States, that provides access to the Hiwassee and Ocoee rivers.

A 23-mile (37 km) stretch of the Hiwassee River, extending from the North Carolina state line to U.S. Route 411, was the first river to be designated by the State Scenic River Program. [1] The main portion of the park is Hiwassee State Scenic River Park.

Amenities

The Hiwassee State Scenic River park has a campground, Gee Creek Campground, has 47 sites plus 8 separate group campsites. Hiking and Fishing can also be done at the park.

References

  1. ^ "Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park". Tennessee State Parks.

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HIWASSEE OCOEE SCENIC RIVER STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

35°13′35″N 84°30′10″W / 35.22639°N 84.50278°W / 35.22639; -84.50278