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Montgomery Bell State Park

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1020 Jackson Hill Rd, Burns, TN 37029-5040
+1 615-797-9052
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fantastic local getaway to nature as hands on or hands off a you want it!

See turtle float by, while you rent a cheap padddleboat or get a fishing license or swim in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
trevorsmithfnp
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Nashville, Tennessee
Nice place to get away

Our china painting group had a convention here. The staff was attentive to our needs and the rooms... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
matmul45
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Loudon, Tennessee
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This park is great for family activity, and has nearly 19 miles of hiking trails. The inn, modern cabins and restaurant provide excellent amenities to visitors, and the nearby lakes provide great opportunity for boating, swimming, and fishing. There is also a conference center that can fit up to 500 people. More information on this park and many more can be found at the TN State Parks website.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“hiking trails” (18 reviews)
“paddle boats” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1020 Jackson Hill Rd, Burns, TN 37029-5040
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+1 615-797-9052
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"bathrooms were clean"
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"lakes"
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"dickson"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See turtle float by, while you rent a cheap padddleboat or get a fishing license or swim in the fake beach with little fish swimming alongside; see the geese, walk the cosway uppper deck, stay the night in the state-run hotel; i love the nature...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Our china painting group had a convention here. The staff was attentive to our needs and the rooms clean and comfortable. They did a fine job with the banquet food also. My husband and I also enjoyed the golf course and went hiking one of...More

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Lauren H, General Manager at Montgomery Bell State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you for sharing your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay!

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Many in our family were there for a wedding weekend: some stayed in the cabins and some in the inn. The cabins are spacious: one king bed with private bath in master bedroom (bath tub and shower combo) and two doubles in second bedroom with...More

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Tennessee S, Owner at Montgomery Bell State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thanks to your family for choosing to have the wedding at Montgomery Bell State Park! We are very pleased to know all of our cabins and inn rooms and park amenities met your expectations.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Went over and spent the night at Montgomery Bell State Park very nice accommodations. Drove over to Charlotte Tennessee the next morning look at some of the old buildings.

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

The park was very family-friendly, well-kept, and had lots of options for things to do. Would definitely go again!

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Tennessee S, Owner at Montgomery Bell State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Come back and visit us for a getaway soon! Our summer programming will keep your family busy:)!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We camp here often as a family and with small groups. It is local for us, so it is nice to always see people you know. The park is easy to get to know well, yet has plenty to do. It’s best for hanging out,...More

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Tennessee S, Owner at Montgomery Bell State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thanks for sharing all the things you enjoy about camping at Montgomery Bell! We have many improvements coming to the Inn in the near future! We're excited your family and small groups can enjoy those in the coming years.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Very friendly and helpful park rangers. Surprisingly nice scenery (two lakes in the trail system). The Montgomery Bell trail is 10.5 miles long and has 3 shelters for an easy backpacking trip. Plenty of shorter trails too depending on your needs. Can swim, fish, and...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Pretty place, too bad the campground rules are ignored and not enforced. Sites are too crowded next to playground. Kids constantly walking through our campsite. Large groups at a couple campsites, one close to us being loud past midnight. The one that done me in...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Wow what a nice park. Friendly people. Bathrooms were clean. Lots of kids on bikes though so be careful. We stayed here so that my niece would have a place to change into her wedding gown as she was married in the little church there....More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Trails, playground, great camping, open fields for games, etc. A little bit for everyone. Off the beaten path makes for a quiet spot for a variety of interests. Dickson is just a few miles to the west - with a great main street and local...More

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Tabitha F
11 July 2016|
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Response from bonitadc | Reviewed this property |
I did not stay at the hotel, rather, we just enjoyed the outdoors and grounds, and the lake. I saw several people walking their dogs. It's a state park, and has no signs prohibiting pets on the grounds - in fact, there is... More
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randy h
16 January 2016|
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Response from tebreuer |
Look at the campground map and it will show which are creekside. I liked the one at the north end of that group (with sewer) site 100, but they all look good. I think we stayed on 116 once and liked it also.
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