CHICKASAW STATE PARK
CHICKASAW STATE PARK
20 Cabin Lane
Henderson, Tennessee 38340
Chickasaw State Park
© Copyright Lynn Ditto 2009
Chickasaw State Rustic Park is situated on some of the highest terrain in west Tennessee. Of the area's 14,384 acres of timberland, 1,280 acres are used for recreation. The remainder is state forest managed jointly by the State Forestry Division and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. The park is located in Chester and Hardeman Counties, 18 miles south of Jackson, Tennessee on State Hwy. 100.
There are three campgrounds at Chickasaw State Park. The RV campground has 52 sites, each with water and electrical hookups. The tent campground has 29 sites, and water is available. The wrangler campground is designed for visitors traveling with horses. There are 31 sites, each with water and electrical hookups. All park campsites have picnic tables and grills. Modern bathhouses provide hot showers and restroom facilities. There is a playground in each campground.
For more information call: 901-989-5141
Chickasaw offers 13 vacation cottages, some sleeping up to six persons and fully equipped for housekeeping. The cabins, complete with fireplaces and televisions, are nestled among tall pines and located within easy access to Lake Placid. Cabins are available by reservation year-round with the months of June, July, and August available on a weekly basis. Reservations may be taken up to a year in advance.
To Reserve call: 731-989-5141
The picturesque swimming beach on the shore of Lake Placid is very popular with visitors. Lifeguards are on duty during swimming hours. A modern bathhouse and concession stand serve the swimming beach.
Rowboats and dreamboats are available for rent on Lake Placid. No personally owned boats or gasoline powered motors are allowed on the lake. However, electric trolling motors are allowed. Fishermen, young and old, enjoy the lake and often dine on fine catches of bass and bluegill. A valid Tennessee fishing license is required for persons over 13 years of age.
TN Fishing Regulations