Panther Creek State Park

Cherokee Lake

Panther Creek State Park, located on Cherokee Lake, consists of 1,435 acres. The park is six miles west of Morristown in the historic Holston Valley. The park offers the opportunity for all kinds of recreational activities.

The park is home to more than 17 hiking trails that cover more than 30 miles of terrain. The Point Lookout Trail climbs 1,460 feet above sea level. It offers views of the lake and the Cumberland Mountains. More than 15 miles of mountain biking trails weave through the park.

There are also seven miles of horseback riding trails in the park. Guests can also enjoy basketball courts, picnic tables, a playground and swimming pools. The park offers opportunities to view wildlife, birds and wildflowers.

While conveniently located near town, Panther Creek State Park provides a peaceful visit to nature. If you are bringing a large group, you may want to reserve a large picnic pavilion. The park is easily accessible with paved roads and plenty of parking space.

Picnic tent swim hiking

Amenities of the park include:

  • Wifi
  • RV campsites
  • Tent campsites
  • Electric and water hookups
  • Picnic tables
  • Fire rings
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restrooms with showers
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool
  • Basketball court
  • Hiking and mountain bike trails

The park is located in an area that was once the home of the Cherokee Indians, so there is also a lot of history in the region. To learn more about Panther Creek State Park, call (423) 587-7046

Located at:

2010 Panther Creek Park Road
Morristown, TN

Cherokee Lake