Roan Mountain State Park


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Roan Mountain State Park


Location:Off TN 143, 16 miles south of Elizabethton.
Facilities:107 campsites (including 20 tent only sites), group camp, 30 cabins, picnic areas, pavilions, hiking trails, swimming pool, game courts, playfield, playgrounds, conference center.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, backpacking, tennis, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is situated at the base of Roan Mountain (6,285 feet). Atop the mountain is a 600-acre natural rhododendron garden, which blooms with pink and purple blossoms during the summer. The 2,144-mile Appalachian Trail (see entry in national trails section) crosses Roan Mountain in the adjoining Cherokee National Forest (see entry in national forests section).
Address:1015 Hwy 143
Roan Mountain, TN 37687

Phone:423-772-0190
Web: www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/roanmtn
Size: 2,006 acres.

See other parks in Tennessee.