5 Unique Hikes for National Trails Day

Tennessee State Parks | May 27, 2016 | Park News | Permalink

Looking for a place to hike on National Trails Day? Whether by boat or by rope, these 5 unique hikes will not disappoint. 

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State Parks Hosting National Trails Day Hikes

Tennessee State Parks | May 25, 2016 | Park News | Permalink

Tennessee State Parks will celebrate National Trails Day with free, guided hikes at all 56 parks on Saturday, June 4. The variety of ranger-led hikes will include historical tours, waterfall viewing, trail building and much more. With more than 1,000 miles of trails ranging from easy, paved paths to rugged backcountry trails to scenic waterways, there’s a hike for everyone.

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A Weekend at Pickett CCC Memorial State Park

Tennessee State Parks | May 24, 2016 | | Permalink

In this blog series, we’ll help you discover activities in and near our parks to make the most of your visit. Don’t let the summer pass by without seeing and experiencing these amazing places. Our first stop is Pickett CCC Memorial State Park, which boasts some of the most unique rock formations and terrain of any park in our system. 

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Tennessee State Parks Asks Public Not to Move Firewood

Tennessee State Parks | May 18, 2016 | Park News | Permalink

Tennessee State Parks, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry and The Nature Conservancy, is advising the public of a new policy regarding bringing firewood into parks.

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Mountain Laurel

Niki Conolly | May 16, 2016 | State Naturalist | Permalink

Take a walk in a state park soon and enjoy the show.

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Cumberland Mountain State Park Receives Award for Historical Exhibit

Tennessee State Parks | May 12, 2016 | Park News | Permalink

Cumberland Mountain State Park received an “Award of Distinction” from the East Tennessee Historical Society at their Annual Meeting on May 3, 2016.

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Tennessee State Parks Team Up with Tennessee Titans for Day of Play

Tennessee State Parks | May 10, 2016 | Park News | Permalink

Tennessee State Parks, in partnership with the Tennessee Titans, will be hosting the first ever “Play 60 Day in the Park” at Long Hunter State Park on May 21. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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