Pickwick Landing State Park RV & Campground Guide

Tennessee

Outdoor fun and creature comforts meet at Pickwick Landing State Park, a family-friendly spot in southern Tennessee. Located on the banks of the Tennessee River, it's a haven for water-sports enthusiasts — rent a boat, go for a swim, or spend the day fishing. On land, you'll find hiking trails, disc golf, and an 18-hole golf course. Whether you're in the mood to rough it around the campfire or enjoy a glass of wine in the park restaurant, Pickwick Landing has you covered. Memphis is just 120 miles west, and the small town of Counce sits adjacent to the park.

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Weather
Spring 43-82 F
Summer 68-94 F
Fall 41-85 F
Winter 32-55 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Pickwick Landing State Park

With its green landscape and abundance of shade trees, Pickwick Landing State Park is a beautiful place for RV camping. The park is open all year; come in the summer for the best water activities or enjoy the peace and relaxation of winter camping. No matter when you arrive, an RV rental from RVshare is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors.

Pickwick Landing State Park Campground

Enjoy a cool, breezy campsite under the trees at the main Pickwick Landing State Park campground. Of the 48 sites, 16 come with electric and water hookups; the remaining sites offer electric hookups. Every spot offers a grill and a picnic table. Walk over to the bathhouse to use the campground's hot showers and modern toilets, and feel free to use the dump station. Rates start at $22 per night.

Bruton Branch Recreation Area Campground

Located across the river from the main area of Pickwick Landing State Park, the Bruton Branch Recreation Area campground is a lovely spot to get away from it all. Each of the 33 campsites is primitive, but they offer stunning waterfront locations. A playground and a bathhouse with hot showers make your stay more relaxing. If you're bringing a boat, you can launch close to your RV. Sites start at $16 per night.

Green Acres RV Park

Set seven miles north of Pickwick Landing State Park, Green Acres RV Park is the closest campground with full hookups. With its exceptionally well-maintained roads and level campsites, this is an ideal spot for a big rig. Connect to the cable TV or Wi-Fi network in the evenings and start your day with a dip in the swimming pool. If you're traveling with kids, you'll appreciate the play area and grassy fields. Stock up on RV supplies and snacks in the camp store and enjoy the complimentary daily trash pickup. Green Acres offers a variety of discounts for RV club members, military members and veterans, seniors, and others. Rates start at $40 per night.

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What to Do at
Pickwick Landing State Park

Inside Pickwick Landing State Park

After you set up camp at Pickwick Landing State Park, head straight for the Tennessee River. The park offers a sandy swimming beach as well as a dock, so you can get in the water or simply admire the view. Head to the marina to rent kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and canoes, or bring your own boat. Fishing is also a popular activity on the lake.

Outside Pickwick Landing State Park

Take your pick of adventures during your trip to Pickwick Landing State Park. If you want to keep the outdoor fun going strong, you'll find activities aplenty in the recreation areas and wildlife management areas along the Tennessee River. Craving a hot meal or an afternoon of shopping? You'll find both within 30 minutes of the park. 

Restaurants

R & B Barbeque & Restaurant

Less than two miles from Pickwick Landing State Park, R & B Barbeque & Restaurant serves classic Tennessee barbecue and a full menu of hot sandwiches. Indulge in a rack of ribs or try something unexpected with the barbecue bologna sandwich. 

Type: Barbecue

Location: 7285 TN-57, Counce, TN 38326

Jane's Diner

You'll feel right at home at Jane's Diner; the service is friendly, and the casual interior is welcoming for individuals and families. Bring your appetite for the buffet or try one of the a la carte items, including catfish, hushpuppies, and macaroni and cheese.

Type: Diner

Location: 6845 TN-57, Counce, TN 38326

Dock D's Pizza and Patio

Pick up a pizza and an order of cheese breadsticks at Dock D's Pizza and Patio, which is located a few minutes from the park. If you're dining in, make sure to grab a seat on the outdoor dock — it's lit after dark, and the restaurant often hosts live music.

Type: Pizzeria

Location: 150 Slide Dr, Counce, TN 38326

Bi An Garden

The menu at Bi An Garden is packed with all of your favorites: lo mein, fried rice, egg drop soup, and more. Come for the lunch specials, or visit at dinner for classic options, including kung pao chicken and beef with broccoli.

Type: Chinese

Location: 9850 TN-57, Counce, TN 38326

Nuevo Vallarta

When you're craving Mexican food, head straight to Nuevo Vallarta. With an enormous menu that features everything from fajitas to chilaquiles, there's an option for every taste.

Type: Mexican

Location: 10240 TN-57, Counce, TN 38326

Shopping

Eclectic Spaces

If you're in the market for an out-of-the-ordinary souvenir, make Eclectic Spaces your first stop. As the name suggests, the selection is delightfully eclectic — find everything from T-shirts to Christmas decorations.

Location: 11256 TN-57, Counce, TN 38326

Pickwick Store

Shop for all of the fishing gear you need at Pickwick Store. Part convenience store, part outdoor store, this is a great spot to buy new lures and chat about the best fishing holes in the area.

Location: 6630 TN-57, Counce, TN 38326

La Dee Da

La Dee Da has something for everyone on your shopping list: jewelry, handbags, clothing, toys, and more. Leave plenty of time; this is a charming spot with a wide and varied collection of goods.

Location: 430 Main St, Savannah, TN 38372

Pickwick Supermarket

Restock your RV kitchen at Pickwick Supermarket, which is located just three miles from the park. Small and easy to navigate, it carries everything from produce to snacks.

Location: 11208 TN-57, Counce, TN 38326

Sportsman One Stop

The Sportsman One Stop offers all of the supplies you need to fish near Pickwick Landing State Park, including live bait and fishing poles. While you're there, pick up an order of the delicious fried chicken from the food counter. 

Location: 12935 TN-57, Counce, TN 38326

Sightseeing

J.P. Coleman State Park

Drive 18 miles south into Mississippi to reach J.P. Coleman State Park. Known for its exceptional water-sports opportunities, this park is a haven for boating, swimming, and fishing. Families love the playground, swimming pool, and miniature golf course.

Location: 613 Co Rd 321, Iuka, MS 38852

Shiloh National Military Park

If you're a history buff, don't miss a day trip to the excellent Shiloh National Military Park. Here, you can walk the Shiloh Battlefield, where more than 23,000 soldiers died during a Civil War battle in 1862. Nearby, the Shiloh National Cemetery is the final resting place of 3,584 soldiers from the Union and Confederate armies. While you're there, make sure to explore the Shiloh Indian Mounds, which date back 800 years.

Location: 1350-1728 TN-22, Shiloh, TN 38376

Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park

Enormous Native American mounds rise among the treetops at Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park. Once used for ceremonies and burials, these mounds are an archeological marvel. Start your visit in the park museum, where you can see various artifacts and a replica of a mound. Then, head out onto the trail network on foot or by bike to explore the forest and enjoy excellent views of the ancient earthworks.

Location: 460 Ozier Rd, Pinson, TN 38366

Tennessee Street Park

If you're traveling with little ones, make the short drive north to Tennessee Street Park. Designed with a beautiful playground, a splash pad, walking paths, and a concession stand, it's a great place to hang out as a family.

Location: 200 Tennessee St, Savannah, TN 38372

Redneck Island

The Tennessee summer heat is more fun at Redneck Island. Here, you can rent a boat, try flyboarding, go ziplining, or play on the on-water jungle gym. Sit on one end of the Blob and launch into the air when someone jumps on the other end or take a trip down the waterslide or rope swing. Go for the day or the afternoon — your family will remember it for years.

Location: 495 Beech Lake Campground Rd, Lexington, TN 38351

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How to Get to
Pickwick Landing State Park

Pickwick Landing State Park is located in southwestern Tennessee, right next to the Mississippi and Alabama borders. If you're coming from Memphis in the west, it's fastest to take Highway 72 through Mississippi. Turn north on Highway 45 in Corinth, head east on MS-350, and north on TN-142. Once you hit TN-52, drive east until you reach the park entrance. From Nashville, head west on I-40 and turn south on TN-641.

Entering Pickwick Landing State Park

Pickwick Landing State Park is open year-round.

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