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ROARING RIVER PARK, TN

Roaring River Park is located on Cordell Hull Lake on the Cumberland River System, near Gainesboro, TN. The lake itself was named after one of America's outstanding statesmen and one of Tennessee's finest volunteers. Hull was born in a log cabin in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains...

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Overview

Roaring River Park is located on Cordell Hull Lake on the Cumberland River System, near Gainesboro, TN. The lake itself was named after one of America's outstanding statesmen and one of Tennessee's finest volunteers. Hull was born in a log cabin in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains.

Many people enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, hunting and hiking in this wonderful natural area.Click here for a virtual tour of the Cordell Hull Lake facilities.

Natural Features:

Cordell Hull Lake is situated among rolling hills wooded with a mixture of shady maple, hickory, oak, beech and chestnut trees. Summer temperatures range from the 60s to the 90s.

Wildlife is abundant around the lake. Whitetail deer, wild turkeys, quail, squirrels, rabbits, and a wide variety of waterfowl are commonly seen throughout the area.

Recreation:

The 12,000-acre lake stretches 72 miles upstream and has 381 miles of shoreline, offering recreational activities for just about any type of visitor.

Anglers enjoy fishing for white bass, rockfish, largemouth bass, catfish, shad, and crappie. Boating, sailing, water skiing, and jet skiing are popular activities on the water.

Facilities:

This wooded day-use area offers one large group shelter. Amenities include flush toilets, drinking water, a playground and boat ramp.

Nearby Attractions:

The historic town of Granville, TN is a 20-minute drive from the campground. Visitors enjoy celebrating the town's Heritage Day annually in May. Events include the Uncle Jimmy Thompson Bluegrass Festival, antique car and tractor shows, and Confederate Civil War living history presentations.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Flush Toilets
  • Playground
  • Swimming
Know Before You Go
  • A fee of $4 per vehicle will be charged upon arrival
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

ROARING RIVER PARK
71 CORPS LANE
CARTHAGE  TN  37030-9710

Phone Number:

Information:  (615)735-1034