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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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
Dip through the hills of scenic East Tennessee on the 26th annual Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee. Five days and a fully supported route. Turn off your phone, put your helmet on, and have your camera ready. You’re about to explore Tennessee’s backstage, with an adventure at every mile!Learn More
Our lodging discounts are ideal for a relaxing weekend get-away or a mid-week mini-vacation. Check back often to see what parks are featured. Bring yourself, bring the family. Escape, explore and enjoy your stay.Learn More
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