Tennessee State Parks

Fort Pillow State Park


Rates: $8 — $25 Taxes and fees are not included. Rates subject to change. $3 reservation fee per site is non-refundable.

The campground has 32 campsites, six of which will accommodate RV and camper trailers with 50 amp electrical service and water. There are also 17 sites with 20 amp electrical service with water stations in close proximity to each site.

Primitive campers have their choice of nine different sites without electricity, but they will all have water in close proximity to each site. Each campsite has a grill/campfire pad, a picnic table, lantern holder, and pea gravel for tent set-up. The area consists of a roomy forest setting, and two full-service bathhouses that are handicap accessible. Campers can register online or through the park office. There is a dump station for grey water and a dumpster for garbage conveniently located for Fort Pillow campers at the entrance to the campground. Firewood is available from dead fallen limbs and trees. The trail to backcountry camping is hilly and moderately difficult. Total trail is four miles long. From the Butterfly Garden parking lot to the campground is 1/2 mile.

Back Country camping is allowed only at the designated site located on the Blue Chickasaw Bluff Trail. A permit is required for the site. You can obtain this permit from the Park Office/Museum.

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