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Roaring River Park

 Site Directions: From I-40, take Hwy 53 north thru Gainesboro. Turn east on Hwy 135 and follow signs into recreation area.

Lat-Long: 36.375081-85.639222

Hours: daylight hours

Seasonality: year round

Fees: none

Site Description: The park has access to Roaring River, including a boat ramp, gravel walking path, and open grassy fields and wooded edges.

Wildlife to Watch: Look for Great Blue Herons year round and waterfowl in winter. American Kestrels were present in March 2010. A variety of common birds of Tennessee are present.

NOTE:  Be sure to check out our Safety Tips page for important information regarding viewing wildlife in these areas. 

Tennesee Hunting Guide

Tennessee Fishing Guide

Roaring River Park US National Park Service web page


Roaring River Park Sign
Roaring River Park Sign