No one can deny that spending time among nature is good for the body and soul. If you're feeling a bit tired and frazzled, a quick visit to Big Ridge State Park might be just the ticket.
You can visit it in Maynardville, which is 160 miles (257 kilometers) from the state capital, Nashville.
Expect a bit of drive to reach your accommodation, as there is nowhere to stay in the immediate surrounds. There are 9 places to stay that are 25 miles (40 kilometers) away in Kodak. The Hampton Inn & Suites Sevierville at Stadium Drive, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kodak East - Sevierville and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Sevierville Kodak should be on your list.
Other Things to Do Near Big Ridge State Park
You're here to check out Big Ridge State Park, but you could be just as pleased with what else the area has available:
- Get hands-on with the sights and activities at Museum of Appalachia. This vibrant tourist attraction is not only for entertainment, but it will also give you greater cultural insight.
- Enjoy a selection of artistic events regularly hosted by Appalachian Arts Craft Center and become more knowledgeable about the local arts scene.
- Spend some time under the sun and do some exercise at Norris Dam State Park, one of the area's most popular parks.
- Golf is a great way to unwind and get some exercise. So if you'd like to give it a try, tee off at Three Ridges Golf Course.