Floating Mill Park is located on the shores of the scenic Center Hill Lake on central Tennessee's Highland Rim.
The lake stretches 64 miles up the Caney Fork River, where visitors come to enjoy boating, fishing and water sports. The 415 miles of forested shoreline provide excellent hiking, hunting and camping opportunities.
This large campground provides a wide variety of campsites, most of which have electric and water hookups. Several tent-only sites are provided, several of which are beautiful lakefront sites.
A day-use group picnic area is available for reservations. It can accommodate up to 125 guests, with a large shelter and picnic tables. Water and 30-amp electric hookups are included.
Amenities like flush toilets, showers and drinking water are provided, creating a comfortable camping experience for guests. A boat ramp, fish cleaning station, playground and hiking trail are all conveniently located within the campground.
With lake levels returning to the historic operating elevations (648' above mean sea level in the summer, 630' in the winter), extra parking will be very limited throughout the park. All camping equipment (including vehicles, boats, and trailers) must be kept on your site(s). Parking on the asphalt adjacent to the boat ramp is prohibited. Campers will also not be allowed to leave their boats and trailers in the day use area. Anyone parking in a non-designated area, will be subject to a citation and/or being towed.
Highwater Event Impacted Floating Mill Campground and Shelter AND Ragland Bottom Campground
Reservations are canceled from April 15-May 12, 2021. Pending opening May 13, 2021. Customers will receive refunds. Any questions regarding your refund must be directed to Recreaiton.gov by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Sites 60-77, 81-98 are tent only sites. Site is only accessible through the use of steps. No camping units can be placed on it.
Church services are held Sundays at 9 a.m. from Memorial Day weekend though the last Sunday in the season.
Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by using heat-treated firewood. Non-certified heat-treated firewood is prohibited. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.
All camping equipment (including vehicles, boats, and trailers) must be kept on your site(s). Parking on the asphalt at the boat ramp in the campground is prohibited. Campers will also not be allowed to leave their boats and trailers in the day use area. Anyone parking in a non-designated area, will be subject to a citation and/or being towed.
Changes due to COVID-19:
Honor the six-foot physical distance rule
Stay home if you are symptomatic
Limit visitors to campers to avoid large gatherings
Customers should provide their own hand sanitizers and other personal protective items recommended for protection from COVID-19
Payments will be limited to credit card transactions only
No future reservations will be taken at the booth to limit public interaction for the safety of our Park Attendants
Only licensed vehicles are permitted. Each campsite is provided for two pre-paid vehicle entry. Additional vehicles, or visitors to campers are charged $3 fee per vehicle. The $3 fee will be charged only one time and hang tag is good for the entire reservation.
Center Hill Lake is surrounded by lush mixed hardwood forests in the hilly Highland Rim region. Whitetail deer, wild turkey, squirrels and rabbits roam the wooded hills around the lake.
Floating Mill Park is surrounded by the lake on three sides, providing sweeping waterfront views.
Edgar Evins State Park, about 25 minutes from Floating Mill, sits on the shores of the lake. An observation tower at the Visitor Center offers a spectacular view of Center Hill Lake and the surrounding hillsides.
Burgess Falls State Park is a 35-minute drive from the campground. Here, the Falling Water River drops approximately 250 feet, creating numerous breathtaking waterfalls. Hiking trails and overlooks help visitors enjoy the scenery. The large Native Butterfly Garden is a popular attraction within the park.
Boating, waterskiing, canoeing and fishing are popular activities on the water.
Anglers will find bream, walleye, smallmouth bass, crappie, catfish and white bass. Below the dam, the Caney Fork River is one of the most productive trout fisheries in the state.
Nine miles of hiking trails meander around the lake. The Lost Springs Trail loops for two miles above the campground and Hurricane Marina.
430 Floating Mill Lane SILVER POINT TN 38582
For campground inquiries, please call: 931-858-4845
From I-40, take exit 273. Merge onto US-56 south and continue for 3.5 miles to Floating Mill Road. After about a mile, turn right to stay on Floating Mill Road, and follow signs into the campground.