Edgar Evins State Park Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

May 22, 2014
Edgar Evins State Park Celebrates Grand Re-Opening
New Campsite at Edgar Evins State Park

Edgar Evins State Park celebrated a grand re-opening of its 60-site campground on Wednesday, May 21 with state and local representatives. Most of the 60 sites received upgrades from 30 amp to 50 amp electrical service. In addition, the platform-type sites of steel and concrete were inspected and any potential structural degradation issues were repaired.

The renovation project also included the extension of the length of several sites to accommodate larger RVs. Situated around the slopes of Center Hill Lake, many of the sites have lake views.

Edgar Evins State Park is located on the shores of Center Hill Lake in the steep, hilly Eastern Highland Rim. The 6,000-acre park provides many recreational opportunities and accommodations on one of the most beautiful reservoirs in Tennessee. In addition to campsites, Edgar Evins State Park has 34 split level cabin suites, including ADA accessible and pet friendly units.

Reservations can be made by contacting the park at 931-858-2114 or online at https://tnstateparks.itinio.com/edgar-evins.

(ABOVE PHOTO: (left to right): Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce Director Suzanne Williams, King Construction Company’s Adam Hall, TDEC Deputy General Counsel Jenny Howard, TDEC Legislative Liaison Ryan Swindell, TN State Parks Senior Advisor Anne Marshall, Edgar Evins State Park Manager Carl Halfacre, Upland Design Group’s Derrick Clemow, TN State Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver, Friends of Edgar Evins President Fount Bertram, Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill, Upland Design Group Project Manager Scott Nicholson, TN State Sen. Mae Beavers, Edgar Evins Facilities Supervisor Jason Cross, East TN Park Area Manager Robin Wooten, TN State Parks Facilities Management Director David Benton, Edgar Evins’ Leona Bain, King Construction Company’s Tobin Stevens, Edgar Evins’ Charles Rodgers and King Construction Company’s Brian King.

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