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Rock Island State Park

Located at the confluence of the Collins and Caney Fork Rivers, this 883-acre park is dominated by the great Falls of the Caney Fork River and a swimming beach on Center Hill Reservoir.

Rock Island has 60 campsites, each equipped with 30 amp electrical and water hookups, grill, and picnic table. Three modern bathhouses (with hot water showers, lavatories, and commodes) are located in the camping area. There is a dump station at the far end of the campground for the convenience of self-contained camping rigs. Campers must register at the park office. Campsites can be reserved, maximum stay limit is two weeks. This facility is open year round.

Tent camping is allowed. Camping reservations can be made up to one year in advance and are recommended.

Related Activities

Hiking, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, bicycling, fishing, whitewater playboating

Type of Activity

Leisure, Family, Extreme (whitewater)

Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga

84 miles | 1 hr. 35 min.

GPS Coordinates

35.808017, -85.642100

Google Map/Rock Island

Hours of Operation

7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Contact Information

82 Beach Road
Rock Island , TN 38581-4200

Campground Reservations (Highly Recommended)


Reservations Website

Park Website

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