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Great Picnic Area

$2.00 entry fee per car. Has shelter rentals, picnic tables, and lake with paddle boats. The Lodge... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Nice Park

This is a great place to run, bike, hike, walk, play, grill out, kayak... the list goes on and on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bristol, Tennessee
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“nature center”(13 reviews)
“paddle boats”(12 reviews)
“disc golf”(7 reviews)
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4 Little Ln, Bristol, TN 37620-7240
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Reviewed 4 days ago

$2.00 entry fee per car. Has shelter rentals, picnic tables, and lake with paddle boats. The Lodge has a fire place, kitchen and bathrooms.The informative nature center is free to tour. Lovely park for the whole family.

Thank JadziaD
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to run, bike, hike, walk, play, grill out, kayak... the list goes on and on! I've been here many times, mostly to train for upcoming races. It's a very nice park to bring your family and friends to, and just...More

Thank ibmlnd32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access to several parking areas that offer lakeside views and trail heads. The only discouragement is the admission fee at the main entrance. Birdlife is abundant in the park with several educational activities taking place throughout the year including a bird banding station operated...More

Thank RiverLifeTN
Reviewed 21 April 2018

What a great Bristol Park that is well kept and offers all types of venues and services. Beautiful trails,great cement walkways and wonderful water fountains and great scenery a photographers dream.

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful and peaceful place. You can have fun and play disc- golf surrounded by beautiful scenery and nature. Also a nice place to wake by the lake. We go every year to this park. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank ferreview
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I live in Bristol so I visit Steels Creek on a regular basis. It is a very large park and has many different parts to enjoy. I have been there with my children and grandchildren for picnics, riding the train, playing in the water, chasing...More

4  Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A beautiful park with clearly marked trails at a variety of ability levels. Also a splash pad for the younger set and disk golf. I run here every week. Peak fall colors in late October.

1  Thank teachem09
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent for family fun & fitness!! Nature at Her best! Well maintained and always Beautiful!! Good for all ages. Dog park close by,picnic tables, covered pavilions,tennis courts & play grounds,even fishing🤗 Fun for the whole family!!

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I lived in Bristol for several years without discovering this gem. Wow...just Wow. Steele Creek has terrific hiking and biking trails, a lake, a splash pad for kids, paddle boats, a train, play areas, covered picnic areas, and a Nature Center, just to name a...More

2  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Great place to hike around the lake, places to picnic for lunch, great little park. Great for families with kids or those just wanting to get in an easy hike for the morning or afternoon.

Thank Kim F
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Alex L
18 June 2018|
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Response from Lee H | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Playgrounds,nature trails and displays and a large water-park also lots of pic- nic areas. Have a great time.
Dawn T
1 October 2017|
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Response from Twinsmama | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do have a dock, and we saw some people putting boats into the water.
Cindy A
10 June 2017|
Response from Frank F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there used to be a rope, many years ago. But then the lake was unsafe for swimming and they took it down. Many years later, the lake is now safe, but I don't believe swimming is yet allowed, but not totally sure... More