Tennessee State Parks

National Public Lands Day Hikes

Tennessee Public Lands Day – September 26, 2015 - Helping Hands for America's Lands

Recognizing the importance of building partnerships that combine a love of the outdoors and volunteering, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has declared September 27, 2014 Tennessee Public Lands Day.  View the Proclamation.

In honor of this important day, Tennessee State Parks and our Friends Groups are hosting a variety of volunteer stewardship projects, hikes and interpetive programs for all ages - find one at a park near you.

Thank you to all our Friends and volunteers for their hard work and support!

Please remember, schedules and events may change - contact the park or hike leader for more information or to confirm events.

National Public Lands Day Hike -  Bunkum Cave Trail

Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park, Sep 26 @ 9:00 am
We have the perfect recipe for enjoying an early autumn day: a touch of history, a moderate hike and scenic overlooks of Bunkum Cave and Frog Cave. Join us!

National Public Lands Day - Service Project and Hike

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, Sep 26 @ 9:04 am
Join park staff and volunteers on an interpretive hike and service project in our park so that we may continue to serve the community for years and generations to come.

National Public Lands Day - Lost Road Trail Hike and Clean-up

Panther Creek State Park, Sep 26 @ 10:00 am
We'll kickoff the celebration with a hike along the scenic Lost Road Trail. The trail offers excellent opportunities for wildlife observation.

National Public Lands Day - Roan Mountain

Roan Mountain State Park, Sep 26 @ 12:00 am
Participate in this national day of service by volunteering to give back to the public lands you love… namely, Roan Mountain State Park! Work project time and details TBA.

National Public Lands Day - HIke

Rock Island State Park, Sep 26 @ 12:00 am
Join park/trail enthusiasts throughout the nation to help out local parks! Look forward to activities such as trail maintenance, clean up’s or garden plantings!

National Public Lands Day - Trail Bridge Project

Rocky Fork State Park, Sep 26 @ 9:30 am
Celebrate a day of service with Northeast Tennessee 's newest (and your favorite) state park, Rocky Fork.

National Public Lands Day - Trail Clean-up and HIke

Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park, Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm
Park history, trail clean-up and light maintenance adds up to a fun and rewarding afternoon at the park!

National Public Lands Day - Trail Clean-up and Hike

T.O. Fuller State Park, Sep 26 @ 12:00 am
We'll be sprucing up the park and enjoying a scenic hike on a segment of our Discovery Trail. Please join us! Time TBA.