Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park is 1,121 acres of rustic Americana. The birthplace of one of our nation's most treasured national figures, Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park offers many summertime recreational opportunities, as well as camping as nature-spotting among its diverse offerings. Overnight guests will enjoy the almost 90 total campsites contained within Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park.
Over fifty of these have full hookups for water, electric, and sewage which makes them perfect for smaller campers or recreational vehicles. There are also seventeen sights that have water and power, perfect for a popup. The rest of the sites here are primitive, which fits the bill for backpackers just passing through. Every site here comes with a fire pit and picnic table, in case you're looking to have a cookout.
Bathrooms and free showers are located centrally, so every site here is within walking distance of these amenities. A public swimming pool and children's playground both like the northern end of the grounds, and are free to guests who are staying for the night. Dogs are allowed within the campground provided guests keep them on a leash throughout their stay.
If you've come to Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park with a kayak or canoe, you'll be able to get it out onto the Nolichuckey River from a few different areas. For larger watercraft, there's a concrete boat launch located at the southern end of the park right next to Big Limestone Creek. Swimming is not permitted at any of these bodies of water, at ay time.
If you'd like to keep your dog along for a boat ride, make sure you use the best judgment and keep them safe and leashed at all times. The Nolichucky River also offers fishing, with a few different freshwater species available for would-be anglers including bass and catfish. State fishing licenses are required before you try your luck, so make sure yours is up to date. Dogs can accompany fishers onto the shorelines, provided guests clean up any messes they might leave behind.