Upcoming Events

Pickett State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Junior Ranger Camp

It's summer, and that means it's Junior Ranger time!

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Panther Creek State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

June Programs and Activities

Schedule for June 16-30.

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Fall Creek Falls State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

July 4th Weekend

Fall Creek Falls is the place to be for summer fun!

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Warriors’ Path State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Summer in the Park June 28-July 3

You won't want to miss the summer fun we have planned!

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Radnor Lake State Park

Aviary Tour and Birds of Prey Program

There’s a new destination at Radnor Lake and it’s really for the birds! Join Seasonal Ranger Laurie Campbell every Wednesday morning for a tour, a bird of prey program and to view our three birds of prey.

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Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park

First World War Encampment

We bring history to life in the replica Trench System! Learn about Alvin York and other American soldiers at the front, the dangers they faced, and how they lived during the Great War.

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Standing Stone State Park
All Day

Summer Programs June 29-July 4

History hikes, creek stomps, scavenger hunts and and everyone's favorite campfire cobbler!

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Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

Thursday Night Movie

Thursday night movies!

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Roan Mountain State Park

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: The Roan Crows

Rock out with The Roan Crows as they dish out crowd-pleasing favorites from 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s rock and roll classics.

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Henry Horton State Park

Friday Night Campfire in July

Join us for a fun campfire for the whole family over by the camp store!

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Montgomery Bell State Park

Firecracker 5K Glow Run

Let your red, white and blue shine at this noncompetitive fun run! Sponsored by the Friends of Montgomery Bell.

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Fall Creek Falls State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Astronomy Weekend

Make plans to attend any or all of our Astronomy Weekends. We will explore constellations and spatial relationships in the solar system. Telescope viewing will also be offered, weather permitting.

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Panther Creek State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

July 4th Weekend

Canoe floats, our annual July 4th cookout and much more!

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Pickwick Landing State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

July 4th Weekend and Annual Fireworks Display

Make plans to spend the holiday weekend at Pickwick Landing and don't miss the spectacular fireworks!

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Tims Ford State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

July 4th Weekend

Celebrate the holiday weekend at beautiful Tims Ford!

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Seven Islands State Birding Park

Birding With Mark

Join esteemed avian researcher and certified bird nerd Mark Armstrong as he explores Seven Islands for birds. All skill levels are welcome

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South Cumberland State Park

Junior Ranger Camp

July begins our Junior Ranger focus for the South Cumberland region!

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Cedars of Lebanon State Park

Volunteer Days

Cedars of Lebanon State Park hosts Volunteer Days on the first Saturday of each month.

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South Cumberland State Park

Fiery Gizzard Trail Work

Flex your Tennessee volunteer muscle by helping with a major trail reroute along the Fiery Gizzard Trail.

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Roan Mountain State Park

Independence Day Celebration

Roan Mountain State Park commemorates the 4th of July the old-fashioned way with a bicycle parade, checkers tournament, watermelon eating contest and more.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Guided Hike

This is a great way to learn more about Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park and have fun too!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Raptor Programs

These are wonderful opportunities to view these fascinating birds up close and to learn how they live and how to identify them.

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Ranger Led Tour

Meet at the Visitor Center Gazebo to go on a tour of the park led by one of our rangers!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Saturday Guided Pontoon Boat Trips

Gain a new perspective and see the park from a new angle! Saturday tours are offered at 1 PM and at 5 PM.

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Pickwick Landing State Park

Saturday Afternoon Pontoon Tour

Free pontoon tours every Saturday afternoon.

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Cherokee Games

Meet our Ranger at the Visitor Center Gazebo to learn a Cherokee Game!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Reptile Programs

It is our ambition to teach about native wildlife in order to ingrain respect and alleviate fears. Join us at the nature center for a fun learning experience!

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Cherokee Weapons Demonstration

Join us at the small amphitheater near the council spring to see a demonstration of some of the weapons the Cherokee used before the removal!

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Tims Ford State Park

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Everyone is welcome and please feel free to bring your own instrument and play or just sing along.

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Henry Horton State Park

Saturday Hayless Hayride

Join us for an evening ride through the campground on our famous Hayless Hayride!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Saturday Guided Deep Swamp Canoe Trips

Don't miss this rare opportunity to view the wonders of a mature Bald Cypress Swamp and the wildlife that live there.

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Henry Horton State Park

Family Night Movie

Join us for a family friendly movie night over by the camp store!

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Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park
All Day

Independence Day Celebration

Calling all campers! Get your bicycle and join the Independence Day fun!

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Independence on the Frontier: Militia Muster

Experience the 4th of July, 18th century-style! Walk among historical characters and hear their varied reactions to the Declaration, from fear of war to the hope of a brighter future.

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Rock Island State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Fourth of July Events

A weekend full of outdoor family activities including crafts, tie dye, games, sand castle contests and bicycle parades.

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Seven Islands State Birding Park

Bird Banding at Seven Islands

You won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind experience led by master banders and dedicated KTOS volunteers.

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Pickwick Landing State Park

Sunday Morning Pontoon Tour

Gain a new perspective! Start your day with a free pontoon boat tour on beautiful Pickwick Lake.

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South Cumberland State Park

Fiery Gizzard Trail Work

Flex your Tennessee volunteer muscle by helping with a major trail reroute along the Fiery Gizzard Trail.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Sunday Guided Deep Swamp Canoe Trips

Join us for a canoe trip in to the mysterious and beautiful cypress swamp. Tours depart at 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Guided Pontoon Boat Trips

Need a break? Escape on a relaxing pontoon tour of Poplar Tree Lake; close to Memphis but a world away. Tours at 10 AM and 2 PM.

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Roan Mountain State Park

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Mister Mystery (magic show)

How does he do it? It’s a mystery! This amazing magic show will have you gasping in wonder, scratching your head, and laughing out loud.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Raptor Programs

These are wonderful opportunities to view these fascinating birds up close and to learn how they live and how to identify them.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Reptile Programs

It is our ambition to teach about native wildlife in order to ingrain respect and alleviate fears. Join us at the nature center for a fun learning experience!

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Cumberland Mountain State Park

4th of July Parade

This annual event offers fun for the whole family.

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Paris Landing State Park

July 4th Fireworks

Bring your family and friends for a night of music and fireworks.

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Warriors’ Path State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Summer in the Park July 5-10

Make plans to join us for canoe floats, stream stomps, night hikes and a lot more!

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South Cumberland State Park

Junior Ranger Camp

July begins our Junior Ranger focus for the South Cumberland region!

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Panther Creek State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Summer Programs July 5-10

Scavenger hunts, canoe floats, creek stomps - we have it all!

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South Cumberland State Park

Sycamore Falls Hike (3.2 miles, Moderate)

The hike will lead past stunning waterfalls, impressive rock formations, and gorgeous flora, so come prepared with a camera.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

Thursday Night Movies

Grab the popcorn and join us!

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Roan Mountain State Park

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: T.V. Barnett and his Roan Mt. Moonshiners

These local favorites from right here in Roan Mountain always provide a toe-tappin’ good time with their old-time music and rousing fiddle tunes.

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Henry Horton State Park

Friday Night Campfire in July

Join us for a fun campfire for the whole family over by the camp store!

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Seven Islands State Birding Park

Birding With Mark

Join esteemed avian researcher and certified bird nerd Mark Armstrong as he explores Seven Islands for birds. All skill levels are welcome

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South Cumberland State Park

Junior Ranger Camp

July begins our Junior Ranger focus for the South Cumberland region!

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T.O. Fuller State Park

Volunteer Day at T.O. Fuller

Please join us the second Saturday of each month for a variety of park improvement projects.

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South Cumberland State Park

Fiery Gizzard Trail Work

Flex your Tennessee volunteer muscle by helping with a major trail reroute along the Fiery Gizzard Trail.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Panther Creek State Park

Volunteer Day at Panther Creek

Looking to lend a hand? Join park staff on the second Saturday of every month for Volunteer Day.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Guided Hike

This is a great way to learn more about Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park and have fun too!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Raptor Programs

These are wonderful opportunities to view these fascinating birds up close and to learn how they live and how to identify them.

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Roan Mountain State Park

Afternoons at the Farmstead: Marshall Ballew

Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic concert by this brilliant folk artist, Marshall Ballew.

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Ranger Led Tour

Meet at the Visitor Center Gazebo to go on a tour of the park led by one of our rangers!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Saturday Guided Pontoon Boat Trips

Gain a new perspective and see the park from a new angle! Saturday tours are offered at 1 PM and at 5 PM.

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Pickwick Landing State Park

Saturday Afternoon Pontoon Tour

Free pontoon tours every Saturday afternoon.

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Cherokee Games

Meet our Ranger at the Visitor Center Gazebo to learn a Cherokee Game!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Reptile Programs

It is our ambition to teach about native wildlife in order to ingrain respect and alleviate fears. Join us at the nature center for a fun learning experience!

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Cherokee Weapons Demonstration

Join us at the small amphitheater near the council spring to see a demonstration of some of the weapons the Cherokee used before the removal!

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Henry Horton State Park

Saturday Hayless Hayride

Join us for an evening ride through the campground on our famous Hayless Hayride!

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Roan Mountain State Park

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: The Corklickers

Here’s another chance for you to see this local Beech Mountain, NC bluegrass group live!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Saturday Guided Deep Swamp Canoe Trips

Don't miss this rare opportunity to view the wonders of a mature Bald Cypress Swamp and the wildlife that live there.

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Henry Horton State Park

Family Night Movie

Join us for a family friendly movie night over by the camp store!

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Pickett State Park

July Star Party

Members of the Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society and Paul Lewis from the University of Tennessee Space and Science Outreach Program will be are guides to the night sky.

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Pickwick Landing State Park

Sunday Morning Pontoon Tour

Gain a new perspective! Start your day with a free pontoon boat tour on beautiful Pickwick Lake.

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South Cumberland State Park

Fiery Gizzard Trail Work

Flex your Tennessee volunteer muscle by helping with a major trail reroute along the Fiery Gizzard Trail.

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South Cumberland State Park

Stone Door Rappelling

Join Ranger Park for an unforgettable experience to rappel from the stone door overlook! Reservations required.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Sunday Guided Deep Swamp Canoe Trips

Join us for a canoe trip in to the mysterious and beautiful cypress swamp. Tours depart at 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Guided Pontoon Boat Trips

Need a break? Escape on a relaxing pontoon tour of Poplar Tree Lake; close to Memphis but a world away. Tours at 10 AM and 2 PM.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Raptor Programs

These are wonderful opportunities to view these fascinating birds up close and to learn how they live and how to identify them.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Reptile Programs

It is our ambition to teach about native wildlife in order to ingrain respect and alleviate fears. Join us at the nature center for a fun learning experience!

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Standing Stone State Park
Multi-Day

Public Swimming Lessons

Standing Stone State Park is pleased to offer public swimming lessons to park visitors and people in our surrounding communities.

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Norris Dam State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Junior Ranger Camp

Jr. Ranger Camp connects children and the great outdoors through hands-on activities. Open to 3rd-5th graders and pre-registration is required.

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Roan Mountain State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Junior Ranger Camp

Registration opens May 23 for the July Junior Ranger Camp.

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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Junior Ranger Camp

It's Junior Ranger time in Tennessee!

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Cedars of Lebanon State Park
Multi-Day

Junior Ranger Day Camp

Registration is open for Junior Ranger Day Camp. Pick up an application at the park office today!

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Tims Ford State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

America Youth Boating Education Camp

Learn how to boat responsibly and make smart decisions on and around the water while earning your state boating license.

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South Cumberland State Park

Junior Ranger Camp

July begins our Junior Ranger focus for the South Cumberland region!

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Chickasaw State Park

Barn Dance and Potluck Dinner

Featuring the Jackson Plectral Society's Potluck Pickers. Join us for an evening of toe-tapping music and dance.

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South Cumberland State Park

Stone Door Hike         (2 miles, easy)

Meet up with Seasonal Ranger Ben as he leads you to one of the most impressive overlooks in the state.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

Thursday Night Movies

Grab the popcorn and join us!

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Multi-Day

Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

Now in it's 37th season, Liberty is presented by local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. A regional favorite, performances are July 14-16, July 21-23 and July 28-30.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Henry Horton State Park

Friday Night Campfire in July

Join us for a fun campfire for the whole family over by the camp store!

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Seven Islands State Birding Park

Night Hike

We’ll be watching and listening for the charismatic creatures of the night including fireflies, frogs, owls and Whip-poor-wills.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Multi-Day

Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

Now in it's 37th season, Liberty is presented by local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. A regional favorite, performances are July 14-16, July 21-23 and July 28-30.

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South Cumberland State Park

9th Annual Ride & Cleanup on the Collins

The 9th Annual Ride & Cleanup on the Collins is hosted by McMinnville Breakfast Rotary & Friends of Our Rivers.

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South Cumberland State Park

Junior Ranger Camp

July begins our Junior Ranger focus for the South Cumberland region!

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Rocky Fork State Park

Volunteer Day at Rocky Fork

Join park staff for a variety of projects from trail improvements to stream clean-up. We look forward to seeing you!

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Long Hunter State Park

Project WET Workshop

Calling all teachers! Hands-on activities all related to water, correlated to current Tennessee science standards, for teachers of PK to 12.

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South Cumberland State Park

Fiery Gizzard Trail Work

Flex your Tennessee volunteer muscle by helping with a major trail reroute along the Fiery Gizzard Trail.

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Burgess Falls State Park

12th Annual Butterfly Garden Celebration

Join us to celebrate the award winning Native Butterfly Garden that State Parks’ staff, Putnam County Master Gardeners, Volunteers and the Iris funding created.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Guided Hike

This is a great way to learn more about Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park and have fun too!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Raptor Programs

These are wonderful opportunities to view these fascinating birds up close and to learn how they live and how to identify them.

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Roan Mountain State Park

Afternoons at the Farmstead: Dutch Oven Cooking with Pete Wyatt

The Millers knew how to cook with cast iron… now you can, too! Join retired TWRA program manager for a hands-on demonstration with cooking tips and tricks.

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Ranger Led Tour

Meet at the Visitor Center Gazebo to go on a tour of the park led by one of our rangers!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Saturday Guided Pontoon Boat Trips

Gain a new perspective and see the park from a new angle! Saturday tours are offered at 1 PM and at 5 PM.

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Pickwick Landing State Park

Saturday Afternoon Pontoon Tour

Free pontoon tours every Saturday afternoon.

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Cherokee Games

Meet our Ranger at the Visitor Center Gazebo to learn a Cherokee Game!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Reptile Programs

It is our ambition to teach about native wildlife in order to ingrain respect and alleviate fears. Join us at the nature center for a fun learning experience!

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Cherokee Weapons Demonstration

Join us at the small amphitheater near the council spring to see a demonstration of some of the weapons the Cherokee used before the removal!

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Tims Ford State Park

Pickin’ and Grinnin’

Everyone is welcome and please feel free to bring your own instrument and play or just sing along.

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Henry Horton State Park

Saturday Hayless Hayride

Join us for an evening ride through the campground on our famous Hayless Hayride!

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Roan Mountain State Park

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Bandwagon Fallacy

Bandwagon Fallacy rocks the house with old-time favorites and touching originals from classic rock, country, folk and soul.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Saturday Guided Deep Swamp Canoe Trips

Don't miss this rare opportunity to view the wonders of a mature Bald Cypress Swamp and the wildlife that live there.

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Henry Horton State Park

Family Night Movie

Join us for a family friendly movie night over by the camp store!

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Multi-Day

Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

Now in it's 37th season, Liberty is presented by local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. A regional favorite, performances are July 14-16, July 21-23 and July 28-30.

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Seven Islands State Birding Park

Bird Banding at Seven Islands

You won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind experience led by master banders and dedicated KTOS volunteers.

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Pickwick Landing State Park

Sunday Morning Pontoon Tour

Gain a new perspective! Start your day with a free pontoon boat tour on beautiful Pickwick Lake.

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South Cumberland State Park

Lost Cove Cave Trip

On this hike we will descend 2.5 miles into the gorge to the mouth of Buggytop Cave where we will take a wild tour of the cave.

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South Cumberland State Park

Fiery Gizzard Trail Work

Flex your Tennessee volunteer muscle by helping with a major trail reroute along the Fiery Gizzard Trail.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Sunday Guided Deep Swamp Canoe Trips

Join us for a canoe trip in to the mysterious and beautiful cypress swamp. Tours depart at 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Guided Pontoon Boat Trips

Need a break? Escape on a relaxing pontoon tour of Poplar Tree Lake; close to Memphis but a world away. Tours at 10 AM and 2 PM.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Raptor Programs

These are wonderful opportunities to view these fascinating birds up close and to learn how they live and how to identify them.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Reptile Programs

It is our ambition to teach about native wildlife in order to ingrain respect and alleviate fears. Join us at the nature center for a fun learning experience!

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Red Clay State Historic Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Junior Ranger Camp

Enrollment is limited. Sign up today.

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Harrison Bay State Park
Multi-Day

Spirit of America Youth Boating Education Camp

During this 5-day summer education program kids will learn how to operate small boats, canoes, kayaks, and sailboats and how to be safe on and near the water.

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Fort Loudoun State Historic Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Junior Ranger Camp

Junior Ranger Camp connects kids to their natural world and the unique history of this area in East Tennessee.

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Edgar Evins State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Junior Ranger Camp

These summer sessions provide kids with hands-on opportunities for exploring and learning about the natural world through an array of fun and creative activities.

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Harrison Bay State Park
All Day

Full Moon Fitness

Throughout 2016 Harrison Bay State Park will be offering Full Moon Fitness events - a series of fun, ranger-led opportunities to hike, mountain bike, canoe and other exciting activities.

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South Cumberland State Park

Junior Ranger Camp

July begins our Junior Ranger focus for the South Cumberland region!

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Pickwick Landing State Park
All Day

Hardin County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

More info TBA.

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South Cumberland State Park

Rattlesnake Point Hike

The hike will lead through some lush forests, steep overlooks.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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South Cumberland State Park

Get Moving in the Park!

We are teaming up with the Palmer Library for State Park Day of the Summer Reading Program.

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Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

Thursday Night Movies

Grab the popcorn and join us!

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Multi-Day

Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

Now in it's 37th season, Liberty is presented by local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. A regional favorite, performances are July 14-16, July 21-23 and July 28-30.

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Roan Mountain State Park

MOVIE NIGHT AT SHELTER 3: “WALL-E”

Join park staff at Shelter 3 in the Campground for an outdoor showing of this beloved animated favorite.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Henry Horton State Park

Friday Night Campfire in July

Join us for a fun campfire for the whole family over by the camp store!

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Multi-Day

Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

Now in it's 37th season, Liberty is presented by local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. A regional favorite, performances are July 14-16, July 21-23 and July 28-30.

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Cedars of Lebanon State Park
Multi-Day
All Day

Junior Ranger Overnight Camp

Pack your knapsack and join us for a special overnight camp! Limited spots available.

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South Cumberland State Park

Junior Ranger Camp

July begins our Junior Ranger focus for the South Cumberland region!

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Radnor Lake State Park

Volunteer Days

Join park staff and Friends of Radnor Lake for an enjoyable morning of volunteer work. Volunteer Days are held the fourth Saturday of each month, except December.

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South Cumberland State Park

Fiery Gizzard Trail Work

Flex your Tennessee volunteer muscle by helping with a major trail reroute along the Fiery Gizzard Trail.

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South Cumberland State Park

Natural History of the South Cumberlands

Join Ranger Park for a chance to explore off-trail on a strenuous, exhilarating, and insightful look into the natural history of the Cumberland Plateau.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Guided Hike

This is a great way to learn more about Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park and have fun too!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Raptor Programs

These are wonderful opportunities to view these fascinating birds up close and to learn how they live and how to identify them.

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Roan Mountain State Park

Afternoons at the Farmstead: Hope Russell

Sit and swing on the front porch of the farmhouse and listen to the sweet singing and playing of this lovely and talented teenage artist.

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Ranger Led Tour

Meet at the Visitor Center Gazebo to go on a tour of the park led by one of our rangers!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Saturday Guided Pontoon Boat Trips

Gain a new perspective and see the park from a new angle! Saturday tours are offered at 1 PM and at 5 PM.

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Pickwick Landing State Park

Saturday Afternoon Pontoon Tour

Free pontoon tours every Saturday afternoon.

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Red Clay State Historic Park

Cherokee Games

Meet our Ranger at the Visitor Center Gazebo to learn a Cherokee Game!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Reptile Programs

It is our ambition to teach about native wildlife in order to ingrain respect and alleviate fears. Join us at the nature center for a fun learning experience!

View details
Red Clay State Historic Park

Cherokee Weapons Demonstration

Join us at the small amphitheater near the council spring to see a demonstration of some of the weapons the Cherokee used before the removal!

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Henry Horton State Park

Saturday Hayless Hayride

Join us for an evening ride through the campground on our famous Hayless Hayride!

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Roan Mountain State Park

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Reel Steel

These local Roan Mountain boys will have you stomping your feet and grinnin’ at their pickin’.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Saturday Guided Deep Swamp Canoe Trips

Don't miss this rare opportunity to view the wonders of a mature Bald Cypress Swamp and the wildlife that live there.

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Henry Horton State Park

Family Night Movie

Join us for a family friendly movie night over by the camp store!

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Multi-Day

Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

Now in it's 37th season, Liberty is presented by local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. A regional favorite, performances are July 14-16, July 21-23 and July 28-30.

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Tennessee State Parks
All Day

TN Promise Saturday

Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas are hosting TN Promise Saturday; a great way for students to log community service hours to meet their scholarship commitment. Lots of events to choose from.

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Seven Islands State Birding Park

Birding With Mark

Join esteemed avian researcher and certified bird nerd Mark Armstrong as he explores Seven Islands for birds. All skill levels are welcome

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Pickwick Landing State Park

Sunday Morning Pontoon Tour

Gain a new perspective! Start your day with a free pontoon boat tour on beautiful Pickwick Lake.

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South Cumberland State Park

Fiery Gizzard Trail Work

Flex your Tennessee volunteer muscle by helping with a major trail reroute along the Fiery Gizzard Trail.

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South Cumberland State Park

Rock Climbing

Meet up with Ranger Park at the Foster Falls parking lot for a thrilling adventure in climbing the bare rock! Great for beginners!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Sunday Guided Deep Swamp Canoe Trips

Join us for a canoe trip in to the mysterious and beautiful cypress swamp. Tours depart at 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Guided Pontoon Boat Trips

Need a break? Escape on a relaxing pontoon tour of Poplar Tree Lake; close to Memphis but a world away. Tours at 10 AM and 2 PM.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Raptor Programs

These are wonderful opportunities to view these fascinating birds up close and to learn how they live and how to identify them.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Reptile Programs

It is our ambition to teach about native wildlife in order to ingrain respect and alleviate fears. Join us at the nature center for a fun learning experience!

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South Cumberland State Park

Junior Ranger Camp

July begins our Junior Ranger focus for the South Cumberland region!

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

Small Wilds Hike

Meet up with Seasonal Ranger Ben to take a gander at the cliffs that surround the Foster Falls area.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave Tours

Guided tours of this unique and beautiful cave are offered during the summer.

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Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

Thursday Night Movies

Grab the popcorn and join us!

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Multi-Day

Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

Now in it's 37th season, Liberty is presented by local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. A regional favorite, performances are July 14-16, July 21-23 and July 28-30.

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