Opt to be on a trail with Tennessee State Parks the day after Thanksgiving

Kelly Brockman | November 24, 2015 | Park News | Permalink

Tennessee State Parks will offer free, guided hikes at all 56 of its parks on Friday, November 27, the day after Thanksgiving. This is the second year for this event, and one in a series of five statewide hikes throughout the year. Tennessee State Parks is also partnering with REI Co-op, the nation’s largest consumer cooperative and specialty outdoor retailer, on their #OptOutside campaign. REI is closing the doors of 143 of its retail locations and is paying their employees to do what they love most, which is enjoying the outdoors.

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Forests of November

Randy Hedgepath | November 9, 2015 | State Naturalist | Permalink

The waning fall color holds its magic in the November woods.

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