Overlook

at Trail of Tears State Park

people standing on the overlook enjoying the view

Hours

7 a.m. to dusk, daily

Coordinates

37.464782, -89.474042

Park Hours

Park Grounds

  • 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. April through October
  • 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. November through March

Overlook hours

7 a.m. to dusk, daily

Beach hours

2019 Season and Hours

May 20 through Sept. 8

  • sunrise - sunset daily

Visitor Center hours

April through October (On-Season)

  • April
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday
    Noon - 4 p.m. Sunday
    Closed Monday through Friday
  • May through September
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday
    Noon - 5 p.m. Sunday
    Closed Monday and Tuesday
  • October
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday
    Noon - 5 p.m. Sunday
    Closed Monday through Wednesday

November through March (Off-Season)

  • Nov. through March 15
    Closed
  • March 16-31
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday
    Noon - 4 p.m. Sunday
    Closed Monday through Friday

Park Office hours

Summer Hours (on-season)

  • April through September
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday
    12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday
  • October
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Saturday
    12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday
    Closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Winter Hours (off-season)

  • November through March
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday
    12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday
    Closed Monday through Friday