Warriors' Path State Park
Kingsport , TN 37663
WELCOME to Warriors' Path State Park
Warriors' Path State Park was named for the
park's proximity to the ancient war and trading path used by the
Cherokee. Since that time, the park land has known a long history of
travelers, and is still a pathway for modern-day outdoor
The 950-acre area was acquired from the
Tennessee Valley Authority is 1952, to serve the people who live in or
visit this section of Northeast Tennessee. It is situated on the
shores of TVA's Patrick Henry Reservoir on the Holston River.
Bicycles are welcome on park roads and many
bikers enjoy the paved path around Duck Island. There are over 8.5
miles of scenic and challenging biking trails available for public
Pleasure boating and water skiing are very
popular on Patrick Henry Reservoir. Boats available for rental at the
marina include paddle boats and canoes.
Two public use ramps are located at the park
marina with a snack bar located inside. A small ramp for camper use
only is in the campground. Boat launching ramps are free of
The marina has 54 uncovered slips available for
rent. Also available at the marina is a service dock and fuel.
The park has 134 campsites, all with tables and
grills, and 94 are equipped with water and electric hookups. The other
40 sites are located in the overflow campground which is only open
from Memorial Day - Labor Day.
Modern bathhouses provide hot showers and
lavatories. There are 2 dumping stations available for self-contained
RV's and Trailer rigs. Campsites are available on first-come,
Length of stay is two weeks year around. The
campground check-in station is located near the campground entrance.
Year-round lake fishing can be enjoyed at
Warriors' Path. A valid Tennessee fishing license is required. Catches
generally include crappie, bream, bass, trout and catfish.
Nearly 12-miles of trails meander through park
woodlands offering great views, a diversity of wildlife habitats, and
a richness of typical East Tennessee forests, fields and
The paved walking path around Duck Island is
fully accessible, and other fully accessible trails are in the
planning stages. Several other trails are also under development and
one that includes a small boardwalk through the Sinking Waters wetland
A good selection of riding horse and ponies are
available at the park stables. The riding trail winds through
interesting and scenic woodlands to make your guided ride an
entertaining experience. Guest may board their own horses at the
stables bases on space availability. Please contact the park for more
For more information call: 423-323-8543,
Warriors' Path is one of the most popular picnic
areas in the state. Thirty-seven picnic tables with grills are
scattered along the park's lakeshore. The picnic tables are easily
accessible to restrooms, water fountains, concession stands and
There are five picnic pavilions available to
rent for large groups. Pavilions may be rented up to one year in
Call for information on Pavilion rental:
The park has a boundless playground which caters
to kids of all ages and abilities. The playground is open year around
and restrooms are provided.
The playground also has a covered shelter with
picnic tables for public use. No reservations taken. For more
information contact the park office 423-239-8531
The park has an olympic-sized swimming pool
adjacent to the camping area. The pool is open from Memorial Day
through mid-August. There is a lifeguard on duty during swimming
The disc golf course has been a very popular
recreational facility at the park for several years. It is a fun and
challenging course with 22 holes open at this time.
The local disc golf association does a great job
of maintaining the course and holds frequent competitions. The course
is considered as one of the best in the state!
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