Quinn Springs Pavilion

Benton, Tennessee

Overview

The Quinn Springs Pavilion offers a covered picnic shelter for up to 50 people -- the perfect location for family reunions and church picnics.

Recreation

The Hiwassee River is a popular fishing destination and is located across the highway from Quinn Springs Pavilion. Nearby outfitters offer equipment rentals for rafting or kayaking and there is access to three hiking trails nearby.

Facilities

The pavilion is covered and seats about 50 people. The site offers a large and small charcoal grill and other picnic sites are nearby if needed. There is a waterless, vault toilet. Come prepared with water as there is no potable water on site. Visitors may park in the graveled parking area.

Natural Features

Named for the seeping spring just above it on the mountain side and nestled across the road from the Hiwassee State Scenic River, this covered pavilion is surrounded by a grove of large white oaks, hickories, and yellow poplars.

Nearby Attractions

Hiwassee State Scenic River, Oswald Dome Trail, Fisherman's Trail and Lowery Falls Trail are all nearby. Reliance Historic District is only a short drive away.

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