Reelfoot Lake State Park is a state park in the northwest corner of Tennessee in the United States. It encompasses Reelfoot Lake and is situated in Lake and Obion counties. The park itself makes up 280 acres (1.1 km2), divided into ten sections around the lake. A major hunting and fishing preserve, it is part of a much larger wildlife refuge which comprises 25,000 acres (100 km2), 15,000 acres (61 km2) of which are water, and harbors almost every kind of shorebird, as well as the golden and American bald eagles. Other animals are also diverse and abundant. The many species of flowering and non-flowering plants attract botany enthusiasts from all over the country. Baldcypress dominates the margins of the lake, but many other trees and shrubs are also present.Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tiptonville using our trip planner.
Reelfoot Lake State Park reviews
We have done the eagle bus tour in the past, so this time we did the auto tour. It is nice to have areas to walk out to the overview the lake and short walks to see nature. We liked seeing the... more »
A friend and I made plans to check out Reelfoot Lake State Park to take advantage of the Eagle Tour and decide if it would be a good girl’s trip destination. We made reservations for the Eagle Bus... more »
Very historical site. There is plenty of places to hike along the water and see different wild life. If you are into turtles this is your place! You can find guided hunts and fishing for a great experience. Also hosts many bass tournaments with plenty of prizes. Local restaurant all have good food and several local hotels right on the water. Plenty of camping areas and the spillways are fun to watch. Plenty of chances to catch huge fish or a huge mess of crappie if that's what you want. Some of the local restaurants have live music sometime. The museum there is a great place to learn about the animals and land and lore. As a child the earthquake simulator was always fun!
Beautiful lake. We took a boat for an educational tour. Very relaxing. Our guide was very informative of the lakes history and the surrounding wildlife.
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