Pickwick Landing State Park Article

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Pickwick Landing State Park
Pickwick Landing Dam from Pickwick Inn 096.jpg
View of the lake and dam from the park's Pickwick Inn
TypeTennessee State Park
Location Pickwick Dam, Tennessee
Area681 acres (2.76 km2)
Created1969
Operated by Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Openyear round

Pickwick Landing State Park is a state park in Pickwick Dam, Hardin County, Tennessee, located in the Southeastern United States. The park is situated around the Pickwick Lake impoundment of the Tennessee River, and is named for Pickwick Landing, a 19th-century riverboat stop.

History

The parks was created in 1969 when the state of Tennessee purchased the town of Pickwick Village from the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Amenities

The park contains a golf course, a 119-room inn, ten cabins, two campgrounds, two picnic pavilions, The Captain's Galley Restaurant, and a marina.

Campgrounds

The main campground has 48 sites, each equipped with a picnic table, grill and electrical and water hook-ups.

The other campground, Bruton Branch Campground has 34 sites.

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