Henry Horton State Park celebrates its grand re-opening during August

Henry Horton State Park recently held a grand re-opening for the RV campground with state and local officials.
Aug 10, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat)  Pictured (from left) are TDEC communications director Kelly Brockman, State Parks senior advisor Anne Marshall, Henry Horton State Park Ranger Ryan Jenkins, TDEC Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill, Henry Horton State Park Manager Randy Whitworth, State Parks West Tennessee Area Manager Chris Padgett and State Parks Facilities Management Director David Benton.

 

Henry Horton State Park recently held a grand re-opening for the RV campground with state and local officials.

The renovated campground opened Aug. 1. Upgrades include wider and longer campsites, new pavement, new water and 50 amp electrical hookups. New amenities include fire rings, lantern poles, picnic tables and Wi-Fi. Visitors can reserve the RV campground sites at tnstateparks.com/parks/campground/henry-horton.

The park offers several lodging options, including an inn, eight cabins, 56 RV campsites, 10 tent campsites, nine primitive campsites and three backcountry campsites. There are also three group campsites available. The inn features The Governor’s Table Restaurant, which is open seven days a week.

Henry Horton is a 1,532-acre state park with four hiking trails, featuring an abundance of wildlife such as wild turkey, deer and many kinds of wildflowers. The park offers hours of family enjoyment whether it’s swimming in the Olympic-sized pool, paddling and fishing along the Duck River, playing volleyball or basketball or just having a picnic.  

Henry Horton State Park also is well known for its championship 18-hole golf course and trap and skeet range. Additional information about the park can be found at tnstateparks.com/parks/about/henry-horton

 

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