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Big Ridge State Park



Rates: $67 — $134 Taxes and fees are not included. Rates subject to change. $5 reservation fee per cabin is non-refundable. $10 cancellation fee per cabin applies. Pets are only permitted in designated pet-friendly cabins. There is an additional charge of $20 per night, per pet.

Come enjoy a lakeside vacation rental at Big Ridge State Park. Visitors will enjoy hiking on the ridges overlooking Norris Lake and spending time out on the water. Located just north of Knoxville, this is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty and history of East Tennessee.

The park has twenty (20) one-bedroom rustic cabins that are open from April 1 through October 31. Eighteen (18) of the cabins can accommodate six people each. Cabin 11 accommodates four people and Cabin 2 accomodates eight people. The cabins were built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and retain the charm and design of that time. Five cabins are located on the lakeside and fifteen (15) sit on the ridge.

Most of the cabins have a combined living and sleeping area with two double beds and a sofa sleeper. They feature hardwood floors, screened-in porches, bathrooms with tub/shower combination, and full kitchens with refrigerator, stove, toaster, and coffee maker. The cabins are fully equipped with linens, cookware, cooking utensils and grill. All cabins have air conditioning and electric heat along with a fireplace. Firewood is provided seasonally. There are no televisions or phones.

Cabins are available by reservation only and can be reserved up to a year in advance online with reservations being made through the park office up to two years in advance. Check-out time is 10:00AM. Parking is extremely limited. Do not attempt to tow or park a trailer in the cabin area. Most cabins require a set of stairs to get to and from the parking area. Pets are only permitted in Cabin 6 and 13.