Initial development of the Pickett State Park was by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) from 1934 to 1942. Today, visitors enjoy many outdoor activities this park has to offer, such as fishing, boating, hiking, swimming, and camping. The park offers 32 campsites, each with electric and water hookups, picnic tables and grills. The campground is served with a modern bathhouse and a dump station. There are also five rustic cabin available to rent; each cabin sleeps four to six people.
The Pickett CCC museum memorializes and preserves the unique work of the CCC. The museum features interpretive exhibits and artifacts, depicting the Civilian Conservation Corps’ contributions to Tennessee’s parks and natural areas, while recognizing the CCC’s extensive efforts across the country.
Pickett State Park has two picnic shelters/pavilions that may be reserved for your next event or gathering. Depending on the shelter, the maximum capacity ranges from 20 to 30 people. The shelters are equipped with picnic tables, a grill and access to restrooms.