Big Hill Pond State Park, Pocahontas

3.2
#101 of 104 in Nature in Tennessee
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  • Went to hike the Blue Trail, was told it's a good >> everything trail. Good up hill and down, rocky in places and very smooth n others, views of hill sides and valleys, PLUS there is a Tower to over v...  more »
  • Son and I were looking for hiking trails and read about this park. It had several trails that were good to hike. We went on the trail across the swamp that led to the overlook. It was moderately stren...  more »
  • This is a beautiful piece of nature. The pond/Lake is gorgeous but the rules don't allow swimming or motorized boating. The trails aren't marked as well as they could be. The boardwalk is gorgeous but...  more »
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  • Good trails, beautiful scenery, all park personnel we met were nice and helpful. Rustic camping in a quiet peaceful setting. Bathhouses are clean and well maintained . Good park to get away from it all, but has as good cell reception as I do in Memphis.
  • Love Big Hill Pond State Park. I live within a few miles so I go there often. Really enjoy the peacefulness of the area and the boardwalk hike. A few weeks ago the Ranger even let my friends and I go on a nighttime hike... it was awesome !!!!
  • I have never camped here, but have been here several times to hike, as I live close by. The Turkey Call Trail is my favorite. This loop takes you across the boardwalk, to the observation tower and by the lake. The scenery is beautiful and it is usually peaceful.
  • Beautiful, untouched property, like hiking in fairyland with the hills laden with trees and ferns and the tiny path. Love the tower because I can be on top of the world and feel that wind!
  • This place is amazing! We stayed two nights with 15 Boy Scouts from Alamo, TN. We stayed in Scout Camp 4, which was perfect for a group our size and conveniently close to the restroom/bathhouse. We hiked the Big Hill Pond Trail (6 miles) and cleaned up two bags full of trash and debris from the trail. (Scouts love service projects!) The trail was marked well, and the scenery was fantastic, especially the views of the big lake. We saw a tree that had been struck by lightning and apparently exploded. We found pieces of the tree more than 100 yards away. We will definitely be returning to Big Hill Pond State Park for more hiking and camping in the future. I can't think of anything negative to say about this park. Maybe just that I wish the park office/store was open on Saturday. We wanted to get some hiking medallions, hats, souvenirs; etc. Overall, I'm still giving this place 5 stars,and we'll definitely be back .

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