Tennessee State Parks

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

Upcoming Events

Davy Crockett Birthplace hosts Earth Day Hike & Project

Apr 22

Join us for a hike through the beautiful meadows of Davy Crockett’s birthplace. Lovely grass meadows where many species of birds & small game live & play. We will be doing a service project just for them to enhance their habitat. Contact Dawn.Elberbawy@tn.gov or 423-257-2167.

Davy Crockett Birthplace hosts Appalachian Heritage Fair

Jun 07 – Jun 08

This event showcases local artisans and their handmade more Traditional Appalachian style crafts, traditional flowers, herbs and Local organic farmers. Tractor Show, Traditional Mountain Music, Local food vendor will be on hand. For more Information or to be considered as a craft vendor please contact: Dawn.Elberbawy@tn.gov The times are Sat June 7 from 10-5 and Sun June 8 from 10-4:30.

Davy Crockett Birthplace hosts Pioneer Camp Crockett

Jun 21

This pioneer camp is to help kids understand and experience their Appalachian frontier heritage of the early 1800’s.  Kids will get hands on experience with archery, traditional crafts of the time period, tomahawk throwing, fire starting and more.  Local artisans and interpreters will be on hand to instruct.  This event will begin at 10:00 am. For more information contact: Dawn.Elberbawy@tn.gov

Davy Crockett Birthplace hosts Independence Day Celebration

Jul 05

This event is held for all our campers staying here at Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park.  A “Best Decorated Bicycle” will be given after our bicycle parade.  For more information contact the Visitor’s Center at 423-257-2167 or Dawn.Elberbawy@tn.gov

Davy Crockett Birthplace hosts Crockett Days

Aug 16 – Aug 17

Join park staff and local historical interpreters for a 2-day event celebrating the birth of David Crockett, pioneer, political leader, and one of Tennessee and Greene County’s most famous sons.
Explore living history demonstrations depicting life on the frontier, activities, workshops, kid’s games, crafts, wagon rides, period food and music. All activities will highlight early Pioneer life in Tennessee.
Beginning at, 10 am-5 pm on Saturday and 9 am-4:30 pm on Sunday. Contact our Visitor’s Center 423-257-2167 or Dawn.Elberbawy@tn.gov

Davy Crockett Birthplace hosts National Public Lands Day

Sep 27

Join park staff at the Crockett Cabin at 11:00 am for an interpretive Hike on the River Bluff Trail along the Nolichucky River and a service project by helping to pick up litter & debris along the trail as we go. Contact our Visitor’s Center at 423-257-2167 or Dawn.Elberbawy@tn.gov

Davy Crockett Birthplace hosts Mountain Melodies

Oct 11

Join park staff to celebrate the rich heritage of traditional mountain Music in our region. Local groups will showcase their talents and Storytelling abilities for the community. This event will be held at the campground shelter beginning at 11:00 am. For more information contact: Dawn.Elberbawy@tn.gov or Ken.Tester@tn.gov or the Visitor’s Center 423-257-2167

Davy Crockett Birthplace hosts Trick or Treat in the Haunted Forest

Oct 31

Come out and bring the kids to trick or treat through our woods.  There will be a lighted trail to lead the way so you don’t get lost.  Ghost, ghouls and haints will hand out treats along the trail and give you a little scare.  Dress appropriately for cold weather, bring a flashlight and a candy bag. A $1
per person donation for the park will be taken at the entrance. Event is 7:00-8:00pm For more information contact:  Visitor’s Center at 423-257-2167 or Dawn.Elberbawy@tn.gov

Davy Crockett Birthplace hosts Crockett Christmas

Dec 06

Crockett Christmas is a living history event that will provide visitors with a glimpse of Christmas past on the frontier. The birthplace cabin will be decorated in pioneer spirit along with Traditional music playing inside the cabin from 4:30-7:30 pm.Traditional storytelling will be provided along with hot wassail and edibles common to that period.  The path to the cabin will be lit by candlelight and a nice warm fire in the cabin and outside the cabin will keep you toasty warm.  Event time will be 4:00-8:00 pm for Saturday. One day Only. Contact the Visitor’s Center at 423-257-2167 or Dawn.Elberbawy@tn.gov