Tennessee State Parks

Spring Hike

It's nearly time to break out your hiking boots, zip up your jacket and get outside! Longer days, warmer weather and the emerging natural beauty are sure signs that spring is nearly here. To welcome the season on March 22nd, Tennessee State Park rangers are hosting a series of guided hikes across the state providing our guests a unique look at the spring season.

Trails are the pride and joy of our state parks. Whether you are looking for a short nature trail or an adventurous, all-day endeavor through a park's most remote stretches, you'll find what you're looking for at a Tennessee State Park. 
 

Divided They Stood: Images of Tennessee Soldiers and the Battle of Johnsonville

Johnsonville State Historic Park, Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm
Spend an evening with Civil War Historian and author Myers Brown. This free program begins at 7 p.m.

Scavenger Hunt

Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park, Jan 1 @ 12:00 am
Join in the fun of the Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park Search-A-Word and Photo Scavenger Adventure Challenge.

Scenic Boat Cruises

Reelfoot Lake State Park, May 1 @ 12:00 am
May 1 - September 30. You are invited to enjoy the fascinating world of Reelfoot Lake by taking a Scenic Pontoon Boat Tour.

Summer Programs

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, Jun 1 @ 12:00 am
Educational living history programs and nature programs are offered from May to September 2014. Please call the park for the weekly schedule.

The Story of Tennessee: Tours of Bicentennial Mall

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, Jun 1 @ 12:00 am
Walk through history on ranger-led walks every Wednesday at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. through December.

Summer Art Show and Sale

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Jun 29 @ 12:00 am
This multi-media exhibit is two art shows in one: 12th Annual Judged show and the 20th Annual Watauga Valley Art League Member show.

July Program Schedule

Edgar Evins State Park, Jul 2 @ 12:00 am
Enjoy hiking, fishing, and other activities at the park this month! Schedule for July 2 - 26.

July Program Schedule

Frozen Head State Park, Jul 4 @ 12:00 am
Summer is a beautiful time here at Frozen Head - enjoy it with a cool hike in the rich forests or take a stroll to a waterfall. Schedule is for July 4 - 26.

July Program Schedule

South Cumberland State Park, Jul 4 @ 12:00 am
We have a variety of hikes planned from short and easy geology walks to trail runs and strenuous and challenging Buggytop Cave hikes. Schedule is for July 4 - 27.

July Activities and Programs

Long Hunter State Park, Jul 7 @ 12:00 am
Canoe floats, guided hikes, volunteer projects and more! Schedule is for July 9 -27.

History at Home

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Jul 16 @ 12:00 am
History at Home features Tours of the Carter Mansion, Musket Demonstrations, Critter Walks and more. July 16-27.

Weekly Programs

Dunbar Cave State Park, Jul 20 @ 12:00 am
Enjoy learning about the park and its inhabitants on programs of various topics.

July 20-27 Programs

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Jul 20 @ 12:00 am
The park provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some hiking, picnicking, boating, swimming, and wildlife watching while taking in the beautiful scenery.

Summer in the Park

Warriors’ Path State Park, Jul 21 @ 12:00 am
Enjoy a wide range of family-friendly outdoor activities. Schedule is for July 21 - 26.

Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm
Now in its 36th year, this theatrical performance depicts the Revolution as told by the Overmountain Men: colonists who defied British law and settled on Cherokee lands.

Jr. Ranger Day Camp

Pickwick Landing State Park, Jul 24 @ 5:25 pm
Our Jr. Ranger Camp for ages six to 14 will be held July 24-26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Camp is limited to the first 25 campers registered.

Promised Land & Pie in the Sky Trails Showcase

Cumberland Mountain State Park, Jul 25 @ 11:00 am
Join us for an afternoon showcase celebrating the latest addition to Tennessee's Trails and Byways - The Promised Land Trail and The Pie in the Sky Trail. RSVP by July 21.

Astronomy Weekend

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Jul 25 @ 12:00 am
Join us July 25 & 26 for discussions regarding constellations, lunar lore and our brightest star, the Sun.

Volunteer Days

Radnor Lake State Park, Jul 26 @ 8:00 am
Join park staff and Friends of Radnor Lake for an enjoyable morning of volunteer work. Volunteer Days are held the fourth Saturday of each month, except December.

Monthly Head of Sequatchie Opening

Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail State Park, Jul 26 @ 8:00 am
Enjoy a day at the Head of Sequatchie - a scenic jewel in our park system.

Xtreme Roan Adventures Youth Rally

Roan Mountain State Park, Jul 26 @ 8:00 am
Geared to young naturalists, this annual event showcases the natural side of Roan Mountain.

Build-A-Bow Workshop

Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park, Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm
Spend an afternoon learning how to craft a bow. This workshop is from 1 p.m. through 4:30 p.m.

7th Annual Cooling at the Cave

Dunbar Cave State Park, Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm
Gather the family and grab your lawn chairs for an afternoon of music, games and refreshments at the cool cave entrance.

Night Sky Viewing

Frozen Head State Park, Jul 26 @ 9:30 pm
Enjoy a night under the stars discussing the night sky and how to identify the constellations.

35th Annual Folklife Festival

Warriors’ Path State Park, Jul 26 @ 12:00 am
Celebrate the folk traditions of northeast Tennessee.

Summer In The Park, July 28-August 2

Warriors’ Path State Park, Jul 28 @ 12:00 am
Enjoy a wide range of family-friendly outdoor activities.

Rebuild the Mill Cookout

Henry Horton State Park, Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm
Join the Friends of Henry Horton State Park for the Rebuild the Mill Cookout. Bring the family for great food, live music and ranger-led programs.

Johnsonville Civil War Film Series

Johnsonville State Historic Park, Aug 2 @ 12:00 am
Join us for the film, Ft. Donelson: Gateway to the Confederate Heartland. A compelling story about one of the major battles leading up to the Battle of Johnsonville on Nov. 4, 1864. Shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

11th Annual Elizabethton Butterfly Count

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Aug 2 @ 12:00 am
Meet naturalist Don Holt at Sycamore Shoals for this day-long winged adventure across town.

Fuller Fest

T.O. Fuller State Park, Aug 2 @ 12:00 am
Join us for our annual Fuller Fest Celebration geared toward the community.

Cherokee Heritage Festival

Red Clay State Historic Park, Aug 2 @ 12:00 am
This inaugural event includes traditional singing and dancing, Cherokee foods, hikes led by Herbalist Darryl Patton, Cherokee artisans, 18th and 19th century living historians, storytelling and much more.

6"x6” Exhibit by Watauga Valley Art League

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Aug 3 @ 12:00 am
Now in its third year, this fun exhibit showcases miniature masterpieces, 6” by 6” or smaller.

David Crockett Days

David Crockett State Park, Aug 8 @ 12:00 am
Join us in celebrating David Crockett's 228th birthday at this three day, pre-1840s living history event.

Monthly Head of Sequatchie Opening

Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail State Park, Aug 9 @ 8:00 am
Enjoy a day at the Head of Sequatchie - a scenic jewel in our park system.

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Tims Ford State Park, Aug 9 @ 5:30 pm
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music two Saturdays each month.

Johnsonville Civil War Film Series

Johnsonville State Historic Park, Aug 9 @ 12:00 am
Join us for the film, Shiloh: Fiery Trial. A compelling story about one of the major battles leading up to the Battle of Johnsonville on Nov. 4, 1864. Shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

Bluegrass Festival

Big Ridge State Park, Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm
Celebrating 33 years of Bluegrass at Big Ridge! Please join us! Music starts at 7 p.m. ET.

Johnsonville Civil War Film Series

Johnsonville State Historic Park, Aug 16 @ 12:00 am
Join us for the film, Stones River: the Fight for Murfreesboro. A compelling story about one of the major battles leading up to the Battle of Johnsonville on Nov. 4, 1864. Shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

Crockett Days

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, Aug 16 @ 12:00 am
Join park staff and local historical interpreters for a 2-day event celebrating the life of David Crockett.

Triathlon

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Aug 17 @ 12:00 am
Push your limits in a 1.5km swim, followed by a 40km bike ride and a 10km run.

1st Annual Fishing Classic

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Aug 22 @ 12:00 am
Put your angling skills to the test.

Astronomy Weekend

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Aug 22 @ 12:00 am
Join us for discussions regarding constellations, lunar lore and our brightest star, the Sun.

Volunteer Days

Radnor Lake State Park, Aug 23 @ 8:00 am
Join park staff and Friends of Radnor Lake for an enjoyable morning of volunteer work. Volunteer Days are held the fourth Saturday of each month, except December.

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Tims Ford State Park, Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music two Saturdays each month.

Johnsonville Civil War Film Series

Johnsonville State Historic Park, Aug 23 @ 12:00 am
Join us for the film, Campaign for Chattanooga: Death Knell of the Confederacy. A story about one of the major battles leading up to the Battle of Johnsonville on Nov. 4, 1864. Shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

Night Sky Viewing

Frozen Head State Park, Aug 29 @ 9:30 pm
Enjoy a night under the stars discussing the night sky and how to identify the constellations.

Urban Competition

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, Aug 30 @ 2:28 pm

14th Annual Camper’s Night Light Contest

Standing Stone State Park, Aug 30 @ 12:00 am

Johnsonville Civil War Film Series

Johnsonville State Historic Park, Aug 30 @ 12:00 am
Join us for the film, Kennesaw: One Last Mountain. A compelling story about one of the major battles leading up to the Battle of Johnsonville on Nov. 4, 1864. Shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

Old Timer’s Day

Pickett State Park, Sep 1 @ 10:00 am
Get your toe-a-tapping to some ole-time music! Music will fill the air from at 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. rain or shine.

Labor Day Celebration

Fort Pillow State Park, Sep 1 @ 12:00 am
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Fort Pillow with outdoor activities and programs for all ages.

2014 Fall Photo Contest

Paris Landing State Park, Sep 1 @ 12:00 am
Our annual Fall Photo Contest is open to all amateur photographers of any age. Entries will be accepted from Sept. 1 through Oct. 12.

13th Annual Sycamore Shoals Celtic Festival

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Sep 5 @ 12:00 am
Celebrate Appalachia’s Celtic heritage!

Fall Naturalists’ Rally

Roan Mountain State Park, Sep 5 @ 12:00 am
The 52nd annual fall gathering of nature enthusiasts, featuring fellowship and fun.

36th Annual Mountaineer Folk Festival

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Sep 5 @ 12:00 am
Celebrate the heritage of the Cumberland Plateau with great music, food and fun for the whole family.

Monthly Head of Sequatchie Opening

Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail State Park, Sep 6 @ 8:00 am
Enjoy a day at the Head of Sequatchie - a scenic jewel in our park system.

Unity Jr Ranger Program

Bledsoe Creek State Park, Sep 9 @ 12:00 am

Free Workshop

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Sep 13 @ 10:00 am
Join us for a workshop offered to all citizens who are interested in learning about, and how to treat for hemlock woolly adelgid.

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Tims Ford State Park, Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music two Saturdays each month.

32nd National Rolley Hole Marble Championships

Standing Stone State Park, Sep 13 @ 12:00 am

25th Annual Bicycle Ride across Tennessee

Tims Ford State Park, Sep 14 @ 12:00 am
Our Fall Tour is the original BRAT – a seven-day excursion through a different part of Tennessee each year.

Step Back In Time Festival

Henry Horton State Park, Sep 19 @ 12:00 am
An annual favorite! This family-friendly festival features music, food, storytellers, re-enactors and living history demonstrations.

Hunters for the Hungry Triathlon

Henry Horton State Park, Sep 20 @ 7:00 am
The Hunters for the Hungry Triathlon kicks off at 7 a.m. CT. All registration fees benefit the Hunters for the Hungry of Marshall County program. Registration required.

Gathering at Sycamore Shoals

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Sep 20 @ 10:00 am
Join the Tennessee Society Sons of the American Revolution for a memorial service and wreath laying service to celebrate the 234th Gathering at Sycamore Shoals.

Overmountain Victory Trail Celebration

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Sep 20 @ 10:00 am
Join us for an encampment by the Overmountain militia before the Battle of King’s Mountain in 1780.

Overmountain Victory Trail March

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm
Since 1975, members of the Overmountain Victory Trail Association have recreated the historic march to King’s Mountain.

Fall Star Gaze

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Sep 26 @ 12:00 am
Join us to view the night sky, learn about night sky viewing equipment and engage in discussion with individuals experienced in the field of astronomy.

Volunteer Days/National Public Lands Day

Radnor Lake State Park, Sep 27 @ 8:00 am
Join park staff and Friends of Radnor Lake for an enjoyable morning of volunteer work. Volunteer Days are held the fourth Saturday of each month, except December.

National Public Lands Day Lakeside Walk and Cleanup

Johnsonville State Historic Park, Sep 27 @ 9:30 am
Help us get the Depot looking sharp for our 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Johnsonville event. As we clean, we'll also discuss the history and events that led up to this historic battle.

National Public Lands Day Hike

Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park, Sep 27 @ 10:00 am
Join us for a fall hike on the Burial Site Trail.

3rd Annual Storytelling Festival

Standing Stone State Park, Sep 27 @ 10:00 am

National Public Lands Day Hike

Fort Pillow State Park, Sep 27 @ 11:00 am
Join the park staff at 11 a.m. CT for a National Public Lands Day Hike through some of Fort Pillow’s historic trails.

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Tims Ford State Park, Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music two Saturdays each month.

National Public Lands Day River Bluff Hike

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, Sep 27 @ 12:00 am
Join park staff at the Crockett Cabin for an interpretive hike and service project by helping to pick up litter and debris along the trail as we go.

National Public Lands Day at Roan Mountain

Roan Mountain State Park, Sep 27 @ 12:00 am
Work project time and details TBA.

National Public Lands Day Hike

T.O. Fuller State Park, Sep 27 @ 12:00 am
The annual hike will be approximately 2 miles long, followed by a Birds of Prey Program.

Craft Fair

Rock Island State Park, Sep 27 @ 4:30 pm
This annual event is put on by Rock Island Lions Club and part of the proceeds go to helping those in need of eye care.

19th Annual Sycamore Shoals Quilt Show

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Oct 2 @ 9:00 am
This four-day exhibition features a show and demonstrations by local quilters.

Reelfoot Lake Arts and Craft Festival

Reelfoot Lake State Park, Oct 3 @ 9:00 am

Chili Cook-off

Roan Mountain State Park, Oct 4 @ 8:00 am
Kick-off the fall season with food, fun and fellowship.

Bird Walk with the Lee & Lois Herndon TOS Chapter

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Oct 4 @ 8:00 am
Meet other birders and naturalists every Saturday in October for a morning of birding during the migratory season.

Monthly Head of Sequatchie Opening

Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail State Park, Oct 4 @ 8:00 am
Enjoy a day at the Head of Sequatchie - a scenic jewel in our park system.

Fort Watauga Knap-In

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Oct 4 @ 10:00 am
Knapping is the art of making stone tools, and the Knap-In at Fort Watauga is our celebration of Tennessee Archaeology Week

National Public Lands Day

Rock Island State Park, Oct 5 @ 5:02 pm
Help the park stay clean to protect the rivers and land that make up beautiful Rock Island.

Bird Walk with the Lee & Lois Herndon TOS Chapter

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Oct 11 @ 8:00 am
Meet other birders and naturalists every Saturday in October for a morning of birding during the migratory season.

Spinning and Fiber Meet

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Oct 11 @ 9:00 am
Join area fiber artists and producers for a day of spinning, felting, workshops, vendors, fiber sources, competitions and so much more!

Shade Tree Pickin’s

Tims Ford State Park, Oct 11 @ 11:00 am
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music.

Autumn Harvest

Roan Mountain State Park, Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm
Celebrate autumn at our annual harvest festival with traditional crafts, food and entertainment.

9th Annual History Hayride

Edgar Evins State Park, Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm
Bring your blanket for a hayride back into time as the Friends of Edgar Evins and park staff bring history alive.

Rock Island 5 Miler

Rock Island State Park, Oct 11 @ 4:52 pm
This five mile run wanders along roadways and trails throughout the park.

17th Annual Car Show

Standing Stone State Park, Oct 11 @ 12:00 am
Come and enjoy antique cars, trucks and hot rods. The event is a fun filled day of music and food.

Heritage Day

Tims Ford State Park, Oct 11 @ 12:00 am
Join us for a day of historical demonstrations by local volunteers of different crafts including blacksmiths, shingle makers, cloggers, and a group of dulcimer players.

Mountain Melodies

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, Oct 11 @ 12:00 am
Celebrate the rich heritage of traditional mountain music of East Tennessee.

17th Annual Car Show

Standing Stone State Park, Oct 11 @ 12:00 am

11th Annual Tennessee History Festival

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, Oct 17 @ 12:00 am
Hear the roar of cannons as history comes alive at our annual history festival.

33rd Annual Tennessee Indian Education Pow-Wow

Long Hunter State Park, Oct 17 @ 12:00 am
Now in its 33rd year, the annual NAIA Pow-Wow showcases tribal customs and cultural experiences with three days of family fun.

Bird Walk with the Lee & Lois Herndon TOS Chapter

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Oct 18 @ 8:00 am
Meet other birders and naturalists every Saturday in October for a morning of birding during the migratory season.

Heritage Day

Panther Creek State Park, Oct 18 @ 11:00 am
3rd Annual Heritage day at Panther Creek State Park

Halloween Trunk or Treat & Spooky Trail

Bledsoe Creek State Park, Oct 18 @ 12:00 am

Fall Colors Weekend

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Oct 18 @ 12:00 am
Enjoy the blaze of fall color at Fall Colors Weekend on the Cumberland Plateau.

Night Sky Viewing

Frozen Head State Park, Oct 24 @ 9:30 pm
Enjoy a night under the stars discussing the night sky and how to identify the constellations.

Reelfoot Lake Pelican Festival

Reelfoot Lake State Park, Oct 24 @ 12:00 am
Bring the whole family for a fun-filled weekend featuring pelicans, canoe floats, pontoon boat tours and much more!

Bird Walk with the Lee & Lois Herndon TOS Chapter

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Oct 25 @ 8:00 am
Meet other birders and naturalists every Saturday in October for a morning of birding during the migratory season.

Volunteer Days

Radnor Lake State Park, Oct 25 @ 8:00 am
Join park staff and Friends of Radnor Lake for an enjoyable morning of volunteer work. Volunteer Days are held the fourth Saturday of each month, except December.

Halloween Trunk or Treat & Spooky Trail

Bledsoe Creek State Park, Oct 25 @ 3:17 pm

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Tims Ford State Park, Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music two Saturdays each month.

Fall Festival

Fort Pillow State Park, Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm
Enjoy a family-friendly, fun evening of programs and events including a costume contest, a pumpkin decorating contest and a hayride.

Halloween in the Campground

Roan Mountain State Park, Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm
The campground is transformed into a spooky scene as campers vie for best decorated campsite.

Wild Food Day

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Oct 25 @ 12:00 am
Field trips identifying edible wild plants and workshops on preparing wild meats and breads are just part of the activities.

Fall Festival

T.O. Fuller State Park, Oct 25 @ 12:00 am
Come as we celebrate our annual Fall Festival with a safe alternative for Trick-or-Treating.

Scary Stories at the Carter Mansion

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm
Strange things happen around All Hallows Eve, especially at a 200 year-old mansion. Bring the family!

Civil War Tour

Paris Landing State Park, Oct 30 @ 12:00 am
Step back into time as you delve into the battles and relics of our Nation’s Civil War history with this all-inclusive five day package.

Trick or Treat in the Haunted Forest

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm

150th Anniversary Battle of Johnsonville

Johnsonville State Historic Park, Oct 31 @ 12:00 am
Join us for a special 150th Anniversary Battle of Johnsonville Living History and Commemorative Event.

13th Annual Friends Group Pontoon Boat Color Cruise

Edgar Evins State Park, Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm
Cruise beautiful Center Hill Lake with the Friends of Edgar Evins.

Tennessee Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Nov 1 @ 9:00 am
The Tennessee Watercolor Society holds biennial exhibitions in one of the five regions of the state showcasing the work of our state’s fine artists who paint in watermedia.

Monthly Head of Sequatchie Opening

Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail State Park, Nov 8 @ 8:00 am
Enjoy a day at the Head of Sequatchie - a scenic jewel in our park system.

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Tims Ford State Park, Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music two Saturdays each month.

Veteran’s Day Celebration

Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park, Nov 11 @ 11:00 am
Join park staff and friends as we commemorate Veteran's Day.

Old Time Yule

Roan Mountain State Park, Nov 15 @ 12:00 pm
Join us at the Miller Farmstead as we end the year’s events with an old-fashioned holiday celebration.

Backpacking Trip

Fall Creek Falls State Park, Nov 15 @ 12:00 am
This hike is for both novices and experienced backpackers and includes a two-day guided hike with an overnight camp.

Harvest Celebration & Militia Muster

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Nov 15 @ 10:00 am
The Washington County Militia musters its troops for good times and good cheer! Re-enactors in period dress provide demonstrations of old-time skills.

Camporee

T.O. Fuller State Park, Nov 16 @ 12:00 am
Participate in our first annual Camporee in an event geared toward families and camping clubs.

Volunteer Days

Radnor Lake State Park, Nov 22 @ 8:00 am
Join park staff and Friends of Radnor Lake for an enjoyable morning of volunteer work. Volunteer Days are held the fourth Saturday of each month, except December.

Big Foot Scramble 5 mile Run

Standing Stone State Park, Nov 22 @ 11:00 am

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Tims Ford State Park, Nov 22 @ 5:30 pm
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music two Saturdays each month.

Thanksgiving Hike

Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park, Nov 28 @ 9:00 am
Enjoy the brisk fall air with a hike along the Bunkum Cave Trail.

Day After Thanksgiving Hike

Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park, Nov 28 @ 10:00 am
Enjoy the brisk fall air and work off some holiday calories with a hike along the Burial Site Trail.

After Thanksgiving Day Hike

Fort Pillow State Park, Nov 28 @ 11:00 am
Bring family and friends together for a guided hike through historic trails.

After-Thanksgiving Day Hike

T.O. Fuller State Park, Nov 28 @ 12:00 am
Enjoy a guided hike on the park’s Discovery Trail to observe various forms of nature and wildlife.

Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Nov 30 @ 9:00 am
A visit to the park visitors center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from old time lampposts.

Christmas at the Carter Mansion

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm
Spend a candlelit evening in the oldest frame house in Tennessee, decorated with bright greenery for the holidays.

Pearl Harbor Remembrance

Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park, Dec 6 @ 9:00 am
Join park staff as we commemorate Pearl Harbor Day, the day that officially launched the United States’ entry into WW II.

Christmas in the Valley

Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park, Dec 13 @ 12:00 am
Join park staff and the Sgt. York Patriotic Foundation as we celebrate the holidays. Times TBA.

Monthly Head of Sequatchie Opening

Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail State Park, Dec 13 @ 8:00 am
Enjoy a day at the Head of Sequatchie - a scenic jewel in our park system.

Christmas in the Park

Panther Creek State Park, Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Tims Ford State Park, Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music two Saturdays each month.

Christmas in the Park

Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park, Dec 20 @ 9:00 am
Join park staff as we celebrate the holidays the way they were enjoyed in the late nineteenth century.

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Tims Ford State Park, Dec 27 @ 5:30 pm
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music two Saturdays each month.

New Year’s Eve Hike

Pickett State Park, Dec 31 @ 8:00 pm
Start your New Year off on the right foot with food, friends, fun and a midnight hike.

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Tims Ford State Park, Jan 10 @ 5:30 pm
Pickin’ & Grinnin’ is a group of local musicians that get together at our Recreation Hall and play gospel, country and bluegrass music two Saturdays each month.