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!
Step back in time and into nature with our all-inclusive Waterfall Tour and Civil War History Tour. Guided by knowledgeable professionals these all-inclusive tours are a great way to explore Tennessee State Parks.View Tour Details
Tennessee State Parks is sponsoring a variety of volunteer stewardship projects and activities across the state in recognition of Public Lands Day - the nation's largest one-day, volunteer stewardship event. We appreciate our many volunteers and Friends Groups for their hard work and support on this day and throughout the year. Thank-you!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. Following instruction at Ground School, explore six different routes ranging from easy to extreme.Learn More
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