Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park


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Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park


Location:15 miles north of I-40 on US Highway 641.
Facilities:53 campsites (including 15 tent only sites), backcountry campsites, group lodge, picnic areas, pavilions, hiking trails, boat ramps, museum, gift shop, game courts, playfield, playgrounds, interpretive center.
Activities:Camping, boating, water-skiing, swimming, fishing, hiking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park marks the site of the Civil War Battle of Johnsonville, where Confederate forces under General Nathan Bedford Forrest destroyed a Union supply depot. Pilot Knob, named for its use as a landmark by riverboat pilots, offers a spectacular view of the lake and is home of the Tennessee River Folklife Center.
Address:1825 Pilot Knob Rd
Eva, TN 38333

Phone:731-584-6356
Fax:731-584-1841
Web: www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/nbforrest
Size: 2,587 acres.

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