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Cove Lake State Park, Caryville

Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
Past and Present Projects:

Organize annual Cove Lake 5K

Clean up days to clear litter around lake edge and park grounds

Provide and install kiosks for park announcements

Develop a system to mark trail distance and promote trail use

Provide activities and staff support for Christmas in the Park

Provide benches and grills for public use within the park

Encourage community interest and involvement

Assist in park events to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Tennessee State


Park equipment provided for office and ranger staff including: laptop, audio-visual projector, fax machine, printer, and portable PA system

Provided playground equipment, pea gravel, sand for volleyball court, flowers, and mulch

Public fishing pier in conjunction with TWRA
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  • Wonderful walking trails. The place is very peaceful, basketball court, sand volleyball, tennis courts. 
  • Cove Lake is known regionally as a birding "Hotspot". In some ways it lives up to the rep. It's one of the few local birding spots where Swainson's Warbler is a dependable find. Prothonotary Warbler i...  read more »
  • Cove Lake State Park is conveniently located off Interstate 75 North as you go toward Lexington KY or South as you come down Jellico Mountain into Caryville. It is a nice, small park with picnic areas...  read more »
  • Finally found a park to stop along the way to picnic on our way North. Plenty of tables all over, with an open bathroom facility. Coke machine was $2 though!
  • Best park we stayed at. Clean, clean! lots to do. Kind staff. Only $20
  • Went to our family union at the big recreational building. Great room and great view.
  • Beautiful atmosphere nice playground good Campground very clean great place to go restaurants on site
  • Big beautiful place to play, relax, fish, bike ride, basketball, tennis, hike,swim, horse shoes, camp, picnic, kayak, beautiful views!
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