Pickwick Landing State Park

One of Tennessee’s premier resort parks, the 1,400-acre Pickwick Landing State Park offers excellent outdoor opportunities that includes a 3-mile hike through the beautiful hardwood forest along the river. Pickwick Landing, once a riverboat stop in the 1840s, today honors its heritage with a marina, a modern 119-room inn and conference center, a Southern cuisine restaurant, a 48-site campground and a 43-site primitive campground, an 18-hole golf course, a public swimming beach, hiking trails and picnic areas. 

Pickwick Landing, named for the title character in the Charles Dickens novel, The Pickwick Papers, was a riverboat landing on the Tennessee.  In the 1930s, the park land was the construction city for the construction of the adjacent TVA dam.

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Latitude: 35.051898 Longitude: -88.241421 Elevation: 456 ft
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Recreational Opportunities

Pickwick Lake is known for its outstanding fishery, boating and swimming.  In addition to water sports, guests enjoy golfing, birding, picnicking, disc golf, nature walks and tennis. The park contains 1,416 acres of forested hills and hollows to explore.

Located on the north side of Pickwick Lake just off Highway 128, the Bruton Branch Recreation Area offers a primitive campground and picnic areas.  The campground has 33 sites, most of which are located along the lake.


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ADA Accessibility Notes

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Pet Friendly Notes

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