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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Discover Tennessee History this Fall

Tennessee State Parks | October 5, 2016 | | Permalink

Fall is a time of learning. As school starts back up and the weather changes, many people feel an increased desire for reading, writing and culture. While it’s great to curl up with a good book next to a big fire, we want to make sure you can quench your thirst for knowledge while also enjoying the outdoors. So throw on your jacket, grab a warm drink and head out to one of these five historical parks:

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