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!
Winter discounts on hundreds of cabins and inn rooms throughout the state! From rustic charm to modern convenience or something in between – the choice is yours - plan your winter getaway now.Learn More
All eight state park restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Day. A variety of holiday menus will be offered, with some restaurants serving classic roast turkey with all the trimmings to honey glazed ham. Be sure to save room for dessert!Learn More
Work off that holiday feast while entertaining family and friends – with a walk - in a state park! Our annual After Thanksgiving Hikes offer food for the soul with easy strolls to rugged ramblings and strenuous hikes. Discover nature's bounty at a park near you.Learn More
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