17 Tennessee State Parks with Big Family Cabins

    Tennessee has 54 state parks to enjoy. Pack up your big family to investigate the beauty, the mystery of Tennessee’s natural places.   Why leave the park when you can stay on-site? We found 17 Tennessee State Parks with cabins that will accommodate big families.

    Big Ridge State Park

    Rustic Cabins – sleep 6

    The park has 19 one-bedroom rustic cabins available from April 1 through October 31 capable of accommodating six persons. The cabins were built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and retain the charm and design of that time. Five cabins are located on the lakeside. Fourteen sit on the ridge.

    Most cabins have a combined living and sleeping area with two double beds and a sofa sleeper. Cabins have hardwood floors and screened-in porches. Modern conveniences include full bathrooms with tub/showers and full kitchens with refrigerator, stove, toaster, and coffee maker. There is no air-conditioning. Cabins are fully equipped with linens, cookware, cooking utensils, and grill. Electric heat and a fireplace are available. Firewood is provided seasonally. There are no televisions or phones.

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    Cedars of Lebanon State Park

    Standard Cabin – sleeps 6

    Cedars of Lebanon has several two-bedroom cabins accommodating up to six people. They are fully furnished with a complete kitchen, living area, and one bathroom. The first bedroom is on the ground floor and has a queen bed. The second bedroom, on the upper floor, has a queen bed. The upper floor also has an open loft with a double bed.

    Each cabin is fully equipped for housekeeping. The kitchen has a stove, a refrigerator, a microwave, a coffeemaker, and all cooking utensils. Visitors only need to bring their own groceries. The living area has a television, two couches, and a fireplace with gas logs. All linens and towels are provided.

     

    Cumberland Mountain State Park

    Standard Cabin – sleeps 8

    Cumberland Mountain State Park’s standard cabins consist of two private bedrooms and two baths. Each bedroom contains two full-size beds, accommodating up to eight people. These cabins are fully furnished with all dishes, cooking utensils, linens, central heat, and air.

    Timber Lodge – sleeps 10

    In addition, Cumberland Mountain State Park also has three Timber Lodge log cabins overlooking Byrd Lake.

    These Timber Lodge cabins consist of three private bedrooms and one full bath. Two bedrooms contain two full-size beds and the third bedroom has one full-size bed, accommodating up to 10 people. Each cabin is fully furnished with all dishes, cooking utensils, linens, and central heat and air.

    Coon Hollow – sleeps 6

    The Coon Hollow cabin can accommodate six people. It has 2 bedrooms upstairs and 1 bedroom downstairs with a double bed in each bedroom. It is fully furnished with all cooking utensils, linens, fireplace, and central heat and air.

    Mill House- sleeps 16

    The Mill House cabin is a two-story cabin with two bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Each bedroom houses four sets of bunk beds. The Mill House is fully furnished with dishes, cooking utensils, and linens. The cabin has a patio on the backside that faces the creek. Mill House Cabin is not close to any of the other cabins.

    David Crockett State Park

    Premium Cabins – sleep 8

    David Crockett is proud to feature seven cabins near beautiful Lindsey Lake. Each cabin is completely furnished with two bedrooms, two baths, a full kitchen, and a covered patio.

    Edgar Evins State Park

    Economy Suites – sleep 6

    The park features 34 economy suites across a six-building lodging complex. The suites are a split level design with the kitchen and living area being on the upper level and the Bedroom being on the lower level with the bathroom on the entrance foyer. Each suite can accommodate 6 adults with two double beds in the bedroom and a sofa sleeper in the living room.

    The suites are completely equipped for housekeeping including linens, appliances and cooking and serving utensils. All the suites have satellite TV, central heat and air conditioning, and a balcony. There is one double barbeque grill in front of each building available on a first-come-first-served basis.

    There are no assigned parking spaces per unit, parking is on a first-come-first-served basis. There are 16 boat slips on the suite courtesy dock that are available on a first-come-first-served basis there are no assigned slips per unit.

    Fall Creek Falls State Park

    Standard Cabins – sleep up to 10

    Fall Creek Falls State Park features a total of thirty cabins. Each cabin is furnished to sleep up to eight or ten people. All cabins are fully equipped for housekeeping with linens, cooking and serving utensils, appliances, microwave, telephone, and cable TV. Each has a fireplace with firewood provided during the months of October through April.

    Fisherman Cabins – sleeps 10

    There are twenty cabins on Fall Creek Lake.  Ten of these cabins are two-story, two-bedroom, one and a half bath cabins. The other ten cabins are one-story, three-bedroom, two-bath cabins. Fisherman Cabin guests enjoy outdoor cooking, sunbathing, and fishing from their private porches situated out over the lake.

    On the lower floor of the two-bedroom Fishermen Cabins is a full kitchen, dining area, and living room with a potbelly wood stove and a full bath. Upstairs are the two bedrooms with 2 full beds each and a half bath.

    The three-bedroom cabins consist of a master bedroom with two queen beds, a private bath, and a private balcony. Across the living room are two bedrooms that share a bath. One of these bedrooms contains two queen beds and the other, two twin beds.

    Landside Cabins – sleeps 8

    Located on a wooded hill overlooking the lake is 10 one-story, two-bedroom cabins. Each Landside Cabin has either a wood or gas fireplace and is complete with patio, picnic table, and grill for cooking and dining outdoors. Each bedroom has two double beds.

    Henry Horton State Park

    Standard Cabin – sleeps 6

    Henry Horton State Park has a total of three standard cabins. Two of the standard cabins include two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a gas fireplace, central heat and air, full kitchen, living room with sleeper sofa, wood-burning fireplaces, window air conditioners, TV, and phones.

    There is also one three-bedroom standard cabin that has one bath, central heat, and air, kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, carport, dishwasher, microwave, and side by side refrigerator & freezer.

    Each cabin is completely equipped for housekeeping with full modern bathrooms, kitchen appliances, cooking utensils, linens, and towels.

    Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

    Standard Cabin – sleeps 6

    Meeman Shelby has six two-bedroom standard cabins situated along the shoreline of Poplar Tree Lake in a heavily wooded section of the park. They are ideal for family vacations or fishing parties and sleep up to six people. One bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom contains two twin beds in each cabin along with two full-size couches.

    These cabins are completely equipped for housekeeping with a fully equipped kitchen. Linens are provided. Firewood is supplied during the winter months.

    Montgomery Bell State Park

    Premium Cabins – sleeps 8

    The premium cabins at Montgomery Bell State Park have two bedrooms and two full baths. These cabins come with a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, microwave, full refrigerator, toaster and coffee maker.

    The master bedroom has a king-size bed and the second bedroom is equipped with two queen-size beds. The great room also has a queen sofa sleeper for additional sleeping capacity. Both bedrooms and great room have a flat-screen TV.

    Each cabin has a large covered patio with an outdoor fireplace and gas grill. The indoor and outdoor (seasonal) swimming pools at the Inn are available to Inn and cabin guests.

    Norris Dam State Park

    Standard Cabin – sleeps 6

    These cabins have three bedrooms, each with a double bed, one bathroom, a living room combined with a dining area, and a kitchen. They are accommodated with a microwave, color television with local channels, gas fireplace during winter months, and central heat and air. All cooking/eating utensils and linens are provided. Each cabin has a small porch, picnic table, grill, and fire pit. No telephone in cabins, but a pay phone is centrally located in the cabin area

    Paris Landing State Park

    Standard Cabin – sleeps 10

    Paris Landing State Park features 10 three-bedroom, two-bath standard cabins accommodating up to ten people. All cabins are situated facing the lake.

    The master bedroom contains 2 beds and has an attached bathroom. One of the additional bedrooms has two beds and the third contains one bed. Each of these additional bedrooms is located next to the second bathroom.

    Each cabin is fully equipped for housekeeping with full kitchens including cooking and serving utensils, linens, gas log fireplace, telephone, and cable TV. The cabins also have central heat and air.

    Pickett State Park

    Standard cabin – sleeps 6

    Pickett State Park has three standard cabins with three bedrooms (units #6, 7 and 9.) Each bedroom is equipped with a double bed. The cabins are completely equipped for housekeeping with full modern bathrooms, kitchen appliances, cooking utensils, linens, and towels.

    Each of these cabins has central heat and air conditioning. They also have a fireplace, which can be used during the fall and winter months. None of the standard cabins has a television or telephone.

    Pickwick Landing State Park

    Standard Cabin – sleeps 8

    Located near the inn, Pickwick Landing has 10 standard cabins with two bedrooms and one bathroom. Each bedroom has two queen beds, accommodating up to eight people. The cabins also feature a full kitchen, central heat and air, a patio, outdoor grill, cable TV, and a fireplace. All cookware, dishes, and linens are provided. Guests in the cabins enjoy all inn privileges including the use of the tennis courts, and swimming pool.

    Roan Mountain State Park

    Standard Cabin – sleeps 6

    Thirty deluxe cabins are situated in the woods of Roan Mountain State Park. Each cabin has a front porch with rocking chairs, a fully outfitted kitchen, a full bath with tub/shower, wood-burning stove, and gas/electric heat. Firewood, bedding, and towels are provided by the park. Cabins 21-30 have a private bedroom with a double bed and a loft with two double beds. These cabins have telephones available. None of the cabins has televisions.

    Rock Island State Park

    Deluxe Cabin – sleeps 10

    The park features 10 cabins located a half-mile from the natural sand beach along the Caney Fork River. The three-bedroom, two-bath cabins are completely equipped for housekeeping including appliances, coffee pot, microwave, cooking utensils, dishes, and linens. Each cabin also features a fireplace with gas logs (seasonal), television, DVD player, and a charcoal grill.

    Standing Stone State Park

    Rustic Cabin – sleeps 6

    The park has 14 Rustic Cabins that vary in accommodation in size and layout. The smallest of these includes two sets of single bunk beds, and the largest includes four double beds, with various arrangements in between. Eleven Rustic Cabins are equipped with air-conditioning, but not heat. They are available to rent April through October. Three Rustic Cabins are equipped with heat and air-conditioning.  They are available to rent year-around.  All Rustic Cabins have a kitchen, bathroom, and a gas log fireplace (seasonal).

    Deluxe Cabin – sleeps 8

    The park has seven three-bedroom deluxe cabins. Four of the deluxe cabins have three double beds and two single beds, accommodating up to eight people. These cabins are open year-round and are equipped with heat and air-conditioning. Three of these cabins have four double beds and two single beds, accommodating up to ten people. These cabins are open year-round and are equipped with heat, air-conditioning, and a gas log fireplace (seasonal). All deluxe cabins have a kitchen, bathroom, and satellite television.

    Tims Ford State Park

    Deluxe Cabin – sleeps 8

    The park has 20 beautiful cabins situated on the wooded slopes of Tims Ford Lake. The cabins are completely equipped, including appliances, cooking, serving utensils, and linens. Every cabin features a gas fireplace, outdoor balconies; one TV with 12 channels of DirecTV, and a charcoal grill. Cabins have two bedrooms with two double beds in each bedroom.

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    Theresa is the mother of four including twins. She is the owner of SixSuitcaseTravel, a travel site for big families of 5, 6, 7, 8. She enjoys helping other big families build life-long travel memories. Her family's travel bucket list includes Yellowstone, London, and anywhere in the Caribbean.