Tims Ford State Park facts for kids
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Tims Ford Lake from the campground
|Type||Tennessee State Park|
|Location||Franklin County, Tennessee|
|Area||2,200 acres (8.9 km2)|
|Operated by||Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation|
|Website||Tims Ford State Park|
Tims Ford State Park, also known as Tims Ford State Rustic Park, is a state park in Franklin County, in the U.S. state of Tennessee. The 2,200-acre (8.9 km2) state park is situated on the north shore of Tims Ford Lake near the north escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau, about ten miles from the city of Winchester.
Geologically, the park is located in the Highland Rim province, a hilly, slightly dissected area characterized by karst topography and scattered knobs. Terrain within the park is generally steep, except when approaching the lake shore.
Facilities and management
The park is open year round and is managed by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
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