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About Paris Landing State Park
Drive In
Boat In
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Sanitary Dump
Sewer Hookups
Trash Available
Water Hookups
Paris Landing State Park is located in Tennessee
36.438 N
-88.086 W
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6 Reviews of Paris Landing State Park
First time here!

It's a tight fit and our rig is only 22.5' TT. Our back in site was to the left on a one way road that I had to turn around and go opposite way so we could get in. Had water and electrical hook up but the 30 amp was fried. Luckily it also had 20 amp so power management was key. There was no water when we pulled in luckily I had fill my fresh water before leaving. Water came back on about 1 hour after arriving, water pressure was very low. Grounds are next to the highway so we heard a lot of loud traffic. Staff was friendly, they did come look at my electric hook up but didn't have the parts to repair it. There is a dump station onsite. If I go back I'll pick a different spot in the park that's not difficult to get in. I would stay again though. I was told by staff there are future improvements coming.

Not on the level

Paris Landing State Park has about 70 campsites, most with water and electric hookups, but it is not easy to fine a level site. (There are 18 “primitive campsites” with no service. My brother stayed at one of their cabins.) The campground is in a hardwood forest, so there is lots of shade. Plus, it is right on Kentucky Lake, so there is swimming, fishing and boating. There is a pool and golf course. There is canoeing nearby.

Nice quiet area

Small campground. Has showers. Close to marina. You can rent boats there. Has separate access to swimming area, you don't have to try to cross the boa busy highway. Nice restaurants just up road.

Off season

We visited at the end of the season. The campground was right next to the marina and an overpass allows you to cross over to the other side where the lodge and golf course are.

Paris Landing State Park

Great wildlife and leaf peeping in the fall! The hiking trails we found were perfect length for the kids (ages 5-9 at the time) but not for more serious hikers. Sports fields, pool, restaurant, and other activities make this a less nature-oriented campground but there’s boating too. There’s a hotel and some kind of conference center that had a wedding. Some of the campground is very open but most is wooded. Sites are kinda close but the trees make it easy to ignore your neighbors. Nice built up resort kind of state park.

First to Review
Nice park + conference center & hotel

I enjoyed my visit to Paris Landing state park. I was there with a large group of people from UAB, Vanderbilt, and Fisk for a Developmental Biology retreat. The hotel has great rates and is perfect for large groups, though it has a 1980s feel to it. The park itself is huge with miles of trails and basketball/tennis courts and volleyball courts. There are pavilions available for cookouts and BBQs, and our group had a catered dinner to one of the pavilions. I did not use the lake at all, but it looked very nice.