Cove Lake State Park

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BURN BAN EFFECTIVE NOV 14 – DEC 15
Governor Haslam has issued a burn ban that prohibits campfires and burning of brush, vegetation, trash and building materials. In addition to the Governor’s ban on campfires, Tennessee State Parks are prohibiting the use of outdoor charcoal grills at the affected parks. 

For full details of the Governor's order and a list of affected counties and parks, click here.

Campground

Rates: $20 Taxes and fees are not included. Rates subject to change. $5 reservation fee per site is non-refundable.

Cove Lake has 106 campsites. All sites are equipped with water and electrical hookups, and most with grills and tables. A dump station is available, as are two modern bathhouses containing hot showers, commodes, and lavatories.

Stay limit is two weeks. Tents are allowed on all the campsites. 

Note Campers: After 4:30 PM ET, please call 423-494-0806 instead of the park office.

New Firewood Policy – Effective June 1, 2016 - DON’T MOVE FIREWOOD

In order to protect our forests and trees from invasive insects and diseases, Tennessee State Parks asks that ALL campfires be made with heat-treated wood or downed wood collected inside the park, near the campsite. Please refrain from bringing untreated wood into the park.

Certified heat-treated wood is available to purchase from concessioners in many of the campgrounds as well as from vendors in the communities around the park. Certified heat-treated wood is clearly marked with a state/federal seal.

The Emerald Ash Borer and other invasive pests are a growing threat to the forests of Tennessee and the surrounding region. To learn more about the pests that threaten Tennessee and what you can do to help prevent the introduction and spread of invasive pests, visit www.protecttnforests.org.

To learn more about Don’t Move Firewood, visit www.dontmovefirewood.org.
To find wood vendors visit www.firewoodscout.org/s/Tennessee.

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