Edgar Evins State Park encompasses approximately 6,000 acres on the shores of beautiful Center Hill Reservoir in the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee. It provides excellent recreational opportunities and accommodations on one of the most beautiful lakes in the South. The Park was named in memory of James Edgar Evins, an outstanding leader and former state senator who was instrumental in the development of Center Hill Dam and Lake.
The Park is located in DeKalb County. It is 60 miles east of Nashville and 20 miles west of Cookeville. The Park entrance is 4 miles South of I-40 at Exit 268. It is also accessible from State Highway 141.
The Park offers cabins, camping, hiking, picnicking, a full service marina along with fishing and boating. There are many events throughout the year.
Hours of operation are from sun-up to sun-down. Park quiet time is 10:00 p.m.
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Friends of Edgar Evins State Park is an all volunteer organization with the sole purpose of helping the park.