Natchez Trace State Park

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As of Oct. 25, 2017: The northwest corner of the Cub Lake Trail is closed until further notice. Heavy rains created dangerous trail erosion and damaged several bridges. Additional info is available at the trailhead kiosk or park office. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Campground

Rates: $13.75 — $31.25 Taxes and fees are not included. Rates subject to change. $5 reservation fee per site is non-refundable.

The park has 208 campsites and five camping cabins in Pin Oak Campground. All sites have tables, grills, water, and electricity and are served by four bathhouses. Pets allowed. Stay is limited to two-weeks.

Camping Cabins

The camping cabins are a unique lodging option at Natchez Trace. The cabins are located right by the water on a grassy slope overlooking Pin Oak Lake. Each cabin has a air conditioning, two bunks, (sleeping four people total), a picnic table, BBQ grill, lantern holder, and water, in-season. The cabins are open year-round. In-season rates begin at $44.

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Pin Oak RV Campground

The RV campground has 77 sites, 2 bathhouses, 50 amp electric, sewer and water hookups. The campground is located on the shore of Pin Oak Lake and can accommodate RVs up to 80 feet in length. The RV camp also offers a swimming beach, playground, picnic shelter, camping cabins and boat dock. While this campground is open year round, some campsites close after December 1.

#1 Campground has  23 sites, 1 bathhouse, 20 and 30 amp electric, dump station, water at all sites, 25 ft. and under size restriction, open seasonally.

#2 Campground has 46 sites, 1 bathhouse, primarily primitive with water at all sites, dump station, 20 ft. and under, open seasonally.

Backcountry Camping

Backcountry camping is allowed although a permit is required. There are four backcountry campsites and up to 35 people may camp at any one site. Pets on leashes are allowed, pack animals are not.

Wrangler Camp

Natchez Trace Wrangler Camp is located 2.2 miles south of I-40 on Hwy. 114. The Bucksnort Wrangler Camp features 62 campsites with full hook-ups, one camping cabin, two bathhouses and a dump station. All electrical hook-ups are 50 amps. Each site has a picnic table, ground grill, pedestal grill, lantern holder, water and hitching rail. There are 250 miles of riding trails in the park and forest. The campground is open year round. Campsites should be reserved online or by calling the park. Campers are requested to leave site clear of horse waste. No alcohol is allowed and pets must be kept on a leash. Quiet time is at 10 pm. While this campground is open year round, some campsites close after December 1.

Winter Availability

Please Note: During the winter, some campsites in the Pin Oak RV and the Wrangler Campground are closed after December 1. If you have questions or need assistance, please call the Park Office at 731-968-3742 before 4:30 p.m. or the Campground Reservation Phone at 731-358-5587 between 4:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. central time.

New Firewood Policy – Effective June 1, 2016

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.

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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