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Red Clay State Historic Park

1140 Red Clay Park Rd SW, Cleveland, TN 37311-8386
+1 423-478-0339
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Serene environment...

Been here several times since 1984. A nice place to have picnic outings with the family and... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
sdmarkie
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Cleveland, Tennessee
Red Clay Review

A beautiful park to take hikes, have picnics and learn history. The park is well kept and parking... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
EMANCleveland_TN
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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“trail of tears” (30 reviews)
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1140 Red Clay Park Rd SW, Cleveland, TN 37311-8386
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+1 423-478-0339
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"trail of tears"
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"blue hole"
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"natural spring"
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"hiking trails"
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"lots of history"
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"native americans"
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"short hike"
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"indian history"
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"very nice place"
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"cherokee indian"
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"great place to learn"
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"great nature"
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"relaxing afternoon"
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"living history"
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"peaceful and tranquil"
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"history lesson"
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"small visitor center"
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Been here several times since 1984. A nice place to have picnic outings with the family and friends on a nice day. There's a small visitor center and museum.

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Tennessee S, Owner at Red Clay State Historic Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks for your review! We appreciate your continued visitation to Red Clay Historic Park.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

A beautiful park to take hikes, have picnics and learn history. The park is well kept and parking is plentiful. Good for families or individuals.

Thank EMANCleveland_TN
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park, lots of parking, great place for a picnic with the family on a Sunday afternoon. Highly recommend this park, I've been here several times and it's not very crowded so you can really enjoy it without being crowded.

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Tennessee S, Owner at Red Clay State Historic Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Glad you had the chance to visit us during a slower time of year! Thanks for spending the day with us and come again soon.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

great place to learn history & take short hikes. great for family picnics & outdoor weddings. I would recommend anyone to visit at least once.

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The history of this site is heartbreaking. I visited with a Native who was able to tell me about the area with deep insight. It is just such a sad place that Americans slaughtered these poor people.

1  Thank Constance S
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Red Clay is where the Trail of Tears really began, for it was at the Red Clay Council Grounds that the Cherokee learned that they had lost their mountains, streams and valleys forever. You can enjoy the beautiful park while going back in the past...More

1  Thank judy177
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

A walk through the natural surroundings. Beautiful historic area. A place where the Cherokee learned of the loss of their lands and the Trail of Tears began. The Red Clay Council grounds and parks was the last seat of the Cherokee government. Lots of history...More

Thank Janie B
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went to Red Clay several times in the past year. The area is beautiful and peaceful. The staff very helpful and knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The the park is clean and in beautifully wooded average. Great for biking, walking, picnic, or family pictures.

Thank chuckn831
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful. So much history here. Love it! Bring a picnic lunch and spend the day. Great place for photos or just relaxing in nature.

Thank O9839UWjenniferm
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Heather C
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Response from O9839UWjenniferm | Reviewed this property |
There is really no place to swim. There is a creek. We have waded in the creek and were not bothered.
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Amber H
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Response from Debbie H | Reviewed this property |
It is free. There is no park fee.
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Ruth C
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No, parking is free.
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