Honor Veterans Day at Sergeant Alvin C. York State Park

Tennessee State Parks | October 31, 2016 | Park News | Permalink

Sergeant Alvin C. York State Historic Park is hosting a Veterans Day weekend where the highlights will include flyovers by World War I-era aircraft, reenacted trench assaults and a vintage football game.

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Tennessee State Parks Awarded Government Recycler of the Year

Tennessee State Parks | October 21, 2016 | Park News | Permalink

Tennessee State Parks was named the 2016 Government Recycler of the Year at the Tennessee Recycling Coalition’s annual banquet on Oct. 17 in Oak Ridge. 

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Fall Colors on the Paw Paw Trail at Fall Creek Falls

Randy Hedgepath | October 17, 2016 | State Naturalist | Permalink

The dramatic reds and yellow of red maple, farkleberry, and tulip trees make the Paw Paw Trail at Fall Creek Falls an ideal walk on a fall day. 

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Fall Color Viewing in Tennessee

Tennessee State Parks | October 13, 2016 | | Permalink

The chill of the autumn morning, the glow of an evening fire, and the smells of nutmeg and cinnamon characterize this time of year. Yet another thrill, especially for outdoor enthusiasts, is the changing of the leaves. Like the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace, the fall foliage draws people in, begging them to stop and absorb the spectacle.  

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