Tennessee State Parks

Upcoming Events

Johnsonville State Historic Park

Hiking for Health Festival

Help the community and help your health! Registration is open for HIking for Health, a community outreach event benefiting the citizens of Humphreys County.

View details
Standing Stone State Park

Big Foot Scramble 5 mile Run

Join us for this scenic 5m run through Standing Stone State Park. This event is sponsored by the Frostbite Running Club.

View details
Tims Ford State Park

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

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.

View details
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Multi-Day

Fall Workshops

Traditional art workshops are offered through November. Instruction includes wet felting, spinning and other fiber arts, primitive trapping and fishing and more.

View details
Johnsonville State Historic Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Traveling Exhibit - Civil War Quilt Show

Drop by the Johnsonville State Historic Park and view the traveling exhibit on the Emancipation Proclamation and Civil War quilt show.

View details
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Multi-Day

Tennessee Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition

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.

View details
Dunbar Cave State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

November Programs and Activities

Our November line-up includes bird and history hikes, and a special presentation by Dr. Phil Kemmerly about the park's karst topography. Please join us!

View details
South Cumberland State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

November Programs and Activities

We have a little bit of everything this month - cold weather camping tips, bird hikes, waterfall walks and more. Join us!

View details
Frozen Head State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

November Programs and Activities

Enjoy the last of the autumn scenery with a guided hike in the rich forests or a stroll to a waterfall. This months activities include birding hikes to wildlife id programs and much more!

View details
Harpeth River State Park

Hidden Lake Hike

Part of our winter hike series - a two mile hike along the bluffs and lakes featuring points of interest from the quarry and resort eras. Please RSVP.

View details
Harpeth River State Park

Mound Bottom Guided Hike

Part of our winter hike series - join us on Sunday afternoon for a ranger-led hike to view the Mississippian Period Indian Mound Complex. Please RSVP.

View details
T.O. Fuller State Park

After Thanksgiving Hike - Discovery Trail Nature Walk

Enjoy a guided hike on the park’s Discovery Trail to observe various forms of nature and wildlife. Be sure to join us for a Birds of Prey program after the hike.

View details
Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park

After Thanksgiving Hike - Stroll on the Burial Site Trail

Enjoy the brisk fall air and the scenic Wolf River as we walk off the holiday calories with a stroll along the Burial Site Trail.

View details
Fort Pillow State Historic Park

After Thanksgiving Hike - Exercise your way into the Holiday’s

Join park staff to work off some over indulgence and to start the holiday seasons off right. This four mile stroll offers scenic views and Civil War history - join us!

View details
Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park

Lighting of the Knob

Join park staff and the Friends of Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park as we kick off the holiday season with the Lighting of the Knob.

View details
Montgomery Bell State Park

Colors of the Seasons

Enjoy an evening of musical and theatrical performances by Creek Wood High School students and a delicious dinner prepared by The Forge Restaurant at Montgomery Bell. Please RSVP.

View details