Fort Pillow State Historic Park

Fort Pillow State Historic Park


Location:Off TN 87, on the Chickasaw Bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River.
Facilities:38 campsites, primitive campsites, picnic areas, pavilions, hiking trails (15 miles), boat ramp, museum, game courts, playground.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, backpacking.
Special Features:In 1861, the Confederates built an extensive fortification here and named it for one of their generals, Gideon J. Pillow. Remains of the earthworks of this structure are still present.
Address:3122 Park Rd
Henning, TN 38041

Phone:731-738-5581
Fax:731-738-9117
Web: www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/fortpillow
Size: 1,642 acres.

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