Rock Island State Park

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Due to being in the path of the Solar Eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, Rock Island State Park is expecting larger than usual visitation. If you plan to visit the park, we urge you to arrive early as roads may be congested. Please be aware that areas of the park may be closed at the discretion of park management and if the park reaches capacity, gates will be closed. 

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFO: Please note swimming or wading is not permitted downstream of the Powerhouse at any time, regardless of water releases. Check TVA’s website for water release information and dam safety data at: www.tva.gov/Environment/Lake-Levels/Great-Falls.

Please read the text below about the Caney Fork River Gorge and Safety Information prior to visiting the park. 

Pavilions

Rates: $35 — $70 Taxes and fees are not included. Rates subject to change.

Rock Island State Park has a total of six picnic shelters/pavilions that may be reserved for your next event or gathering. Depending on the shelter, the maximum capacity ranges from 50 to 75 people. The shelters are equipped with picnic tables, and many have a grill and access to restrooms. 

Full day shelter reservations may be made online or by calling the park. 

Picnic shelters/pavilions may be reserved online up to one year in advance with a paid reservation fee. There is a $5 cancellation fee for picnic shelter or pavilion reservations cancelled eight days or more in advance of the reserved date. Reservations cancelled seven days or less in advance of the reserved date forfeit all paid fees.

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