Discover Tennessee’s natural, cultural and historic heritage. Our state parks offer diverse and varied natural landscapes, family-friendly recreational activities, affordable and varied lodging accommodations, volunteer opportunities and hundreds of interpretive programs and events.
Tennessee State Parks are open to the public seven days a week, year-round. There is no access fee charged, although there may be fees associated with certain activities.
From the cypress swamps of the Mississippi River at Meeman-Shelby Forest to the rugged ridge tops and waterfalls of Fall Creek Falls to the majestic mountains of Roan Mountain we look forward to seeing you. Make your plans now to have Fun and Adventure, Naturally!
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Registration is open! The spring Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee features scenic Middle Tennessee from the prime vantage point of a bike seat. You pedal; we’ll take care of everything else. Camping (Inn rooms available at extra cost), hearty food, hot showers and a fully supported route.Learn More
This spring, discover the beauty and diversity of some of Tennessee’s most majestic waterfalls and acclaimed ephemeral wildflowers. Led by State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath, these one-of-a-kind tours focus on the beauty and significance of these exceptional viewing destinations.Learn More
Head to Fall Creek Falls for 2.5 hours of zip-riding, heart-pounding, bridge-crossing, breath-taking, tree-climbing, unforgettable fun! Test your agility and resolve on more than 70 aerial obstacles including ladders, wobbly bridges, rope swings, cargo nets, balance beams and zip lines.Learn More
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