Pickett CCC Memorial State Park

Jamestown, Tennessee

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About the Park

Pickett CCC Memorial State Park lies within the 19,200-acre Pickett State Forest, and is adjacent to the massive 120,000 acre Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. In 1933, the Stearns Coal and Lumber Company donated nearly 12,000 acres of land to the State of Tennessee to be developed as a forest recreational area. Initial development of the area by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) occurred between 1934 through1942. The CCC constructed hiking trails, five rustic cabins, a recreation lodge, a ranger station and a 12-acre lake. The park memorializes and preserves the unique work of the CCC who first developed the park.

In 2015, Pickett CCC Memorial State Park and Pogue Creek Canyon State Natural Area earned Silver-tier International Dark Sky Park designation. It became the first state park in the Southeast to gain this prestigious recognition. Visitors can enjoy sweeping, rich views of the night sky similar to those found in many of the Western states. 

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Find a campsite for your next adventure. Pickett options include RV and primitive campsites, as well as backcountry camping.
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Find a campsite for your next adventure. Pickett options include RV and primitive campsites, as well as backcountry camping.

The park offers several cabin rental types, from historic to premium, that can sleep up to 8 people.
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The park offers several cabin rental types, from historic to premium, that can sleep up to 8 people.

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The upcoming events calendar is the perfect place to find festivals, guided trips and more.

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Pickett CCC Memorial State Park

Park Office / Visitor Center

4605 Pickett Park Highway
Jamestown, TN 38556
931-879-5821

Park GPS Coordinates

36.5513, -84.7967