Joe Wheeler State Park

Day Use Area & Pavilions

Joe Wheeler State Park Large Pavilion



Joe Wheeler’s day use/ picnic facilities include large picnic pavilions, a sandy beach swimming area, tennis courts, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, large open playing field and ample shoreline for bank fisherman. A limited amount of recreational equipment is available for checkout. Trailheads are also located in this area with trails that wind through the park and along the shoreline. The setting for the day use area is in a cove off of the main Tennessee River. It is a very picturesque spot that offers fantastic river views. It is within walking distance of our campground.

Picnic Pavilions

  • Large Shelter - $100
  • Small Shelter - $50
    *Shelter price does NOT include Entrance Fee.

Picnic pavilions may be reserved for your group by calling (256) 247-1184.

We accept pavilion reservations up to one year in advance.

Entrance Fees

  • $4 per person Age 12- Adult
  • $2 per person Age 6-12
  • $2 per person (62+)
  • New "Carload" Rate - $20 for 6+ people (whichever is cheaper)



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