Big Hill Pond State Park


Campground Type
State Park

984 John Howell Road
Pocahontas, Tennessee 38061


Big Hill Pond State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open all year

Big Hill Pond State Park lies in the southwestern part of McNairy County and encompasses approximately 5,000 acres of magnificent timberland and hardwood bottom land. Cypress Creek and Tuscumbia River border the property. Several oxbow lakes and sloughs add to the waterway. The flood plain adjacent to both the Tuscumbia River and Cypress Creek contains small oxbow lakes and swamp areas which are desirable habitat for waterfowl, wildlife and fishing.

Mountain bikes are allowed on the same trails as horses, but please be considerate of one another when meeting or passing.

Some light vehicles do have a problem getting up the steep boat ramp. Ramp can accommodate boats as big as a 20 ft. bass boat as long as your vehicle is large enough to pull up the steep ramp.Boats need to use electric motors only.

No backcountry camping allowed. However, backpackers may hike in to four different camp shelters, three of which are very remote. Four scout camps are available, one in the campground area and three down the gravel road past the park office. Site 19 is the designated scout camp in the campground.

Thirty miles of overnight and day use trails with four backpack trail shelters can be found on the park. Five miles of hiking trail and two trail shelters lies south of railroad. This is within our hunting area.

Big Hill Pond park has approximately 14 miles of horse trails. The trail is blazed in red. horse trail is shared with mountain bikers. Please read rules upon entering park.


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