Located in Northeast Tennessee, the beautiful and serene Holston River runs alongside a 440-acre park. The park itself was the backdrop for the 1984 movie, “The River”, starring Mel Gibson and Sissy Spacek. After the movie ended, the property was given to Hawkins County and is known today as Laurel Run Park. The park is a lovely place to spend the day, picknicking and hiking the trails on nearby Bays Mountain. The river is incredibly beautiful!