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Cherokee Park

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Frank Parker, Park Director

Phone: ( Pavilion info & reservations) (423) 586-5232

(Campground info & reservations) (423)586-0325

(Cherokee Park general information) (423)586-9596

Location:

3075 Floyd Hall Drive

Morristown, TN 37814

Hours of Operation:

April 1 - October 31: 8:00 a.m. -10:00 p.m.

November 1 - March 31: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Park Attractions and Amenities:

The park offers a ball field, volleyball courts, two playground areas, Hamblen Marina, boat ramp, picnic areas, campground, horseshoe pits, R.V. dump stations, pavilions & sheds for rent, and the Citizen Tribune Jefferson Federal Amphitheatre.  


Completed in the Fall of 2003, the amphitheatre has been an excellent addition to the amenities at Cherokee Park. Since its completion, the amphitheatre has been the stage for several major artists as well as the 2004-2007 Lakeside Concert Series.

Applications and contracts for use of the amphitheatre can be obtained at the Cherokee Park main office, located in the center of the park.

Rental Rates are as follows:

1 Day - $500.00

2 Days – $900.00

3 Days - $1250.00

If your event is cancelled due to inclement weather, a “rain date” will be provided at no additional cost.

Citizen Tribune Jefferson Federal Amphitheatre

Cherokee Park's enclosed pavilion, the Veteran's Pavilion, will provide adequate space for up to 100 people. The pavilion is air conditioned/heated, has a kitchen facility, and a view of Cherokee Lake.

Rental Rates are as follows:

Hamblen County Residents: $125 per day

Out of County Residents: $175 per day

Enclosed Veteran's Pavilion

The largest of the pavilions at Cherokee Park, Horner Daugherty will provide adequate space for up to 200 people. The pavilion is equipped with restrooms and a kitchen prep area. Behind the pavilion you will find a bbq pit, playground, and horseshoe pit. In front is a gently sloping field that is ideal for children or guests who want to stretch their legs and play.

Rental Rates are as follows:

Hamblen County Residents: $75 per day

Out of County Residents: $100 per day

Please note that this pavilion is located near the amphitheatre. In the event that the amphitheatre is rented for the same date, it will take precident over all other rentals. You will be given the option to reschedule or a refund will be provided. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Horner Daugherty Pavilion

The smaller of the pavilions available, Hale-Matney is ideal for up to 140 guests. The pavilion is equipped with restrooms and a kitchen prep area for your convenience. There is a small playground behind the pavilion and a large open field that is perfect for playing ball.

Rental Rates are as follows:

Hamblen County Residents: $60 per day

Out of Count Residents: $80 per day

Please note that this pavilion is located near the amphitheatre. In the event that the amphitheatre is rented for the same date, it will take precident over all other rentals. You will be given the option to reschedule or a refund will be provided. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Hale-Matney Pavilion

The Reservations Cabin is located in the center of Cherokee Park. Cherokee Park offers 85 different campsites throughout the park. There are several designated as "primitive" sites where you can pitch a tent and rough it or you can drive the family RV and connect to the water and electrical hook-ups provided. The campground is equipped with bathrooms and hot showers for campers as well as dump stations for self-contained RV's.

Rental Rates are as follows:

RV Hook-up site: $20 per day

Primitive Campsite: $15 per day

Camping Reservations Cabin

Located at the back of the park, Hamblen Marina offers slips for rent to house your personal watercraft, bumper boat rides, john boats, 18' sun trackers, & 24' deck boats.

Winter Hours: 9:00-5:00

Summer Hours: 8:00-8:00

Rental Rates are as follows

John - $50 with $100 damage dep

Sun - $125 with $200 damage dep

Deck - $75 with $100 damage dep

Bumper - $5 per ride

(Rates apply daily. Rental hours correspond with the Marina hours of operation)

Hamblen Marina

Campground Regulations:

1. Campers must be of legal age to rent campsite.

2. Camping permitted only on designated sites.

3. Only (2) two cars at a campsite at anytime.
4. Only (1) one table per campsite is provided.
5. No drop cords or water hoses may be place across the road.
6. Digging of camp sites is prohibited.
7. No campers, cars or boats may be washed in campground.
8. Camping equipment must be completely removed and the sites cleaned before departure. Dispose of trash in appropriate dumpsters.
9. All cars or boats must be parked in front of camper or tent.
10. Dogs, cats and other pets must be on a leash!
11. Fires must be kindled in such a manner that no tree, shrub, grass or other flammable matter will be set on fire.
12. Motorcycles may be used only on campground roads to enter and leave the area.
13. Visitors should be aware of the possibility of snakes, poison ivy, insect bites and drowning. These dangers are present and must be dealt with if you & your children plan to spend time outdoors.
14. Dump stations provided for self-contained vehicles near office.
15. Quiet shall be maintained in all camping sites between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. and all visitors must depart by 3:00 p.m.
16. Check out time is 3:00 p.m.
17. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
18. Fireworks are prohibited.
19. Speed limit in park is 10 MPH!
 

 


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