Tennessee State Parks

Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Upcoming Events

Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park
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Guided Pontoon Boat Trips

Our relaxing guided boat trips are a great way to explore Poplar Tree Lake's beauty and wildlife .Tours are offered Memorial Day through Labor Day and reservations are required.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park
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Guided Deep Swamp Canoe Trips

Join us for a guided tour of Eagle Lake, a mature Bald Cypress swamp, a remote and seldom seen area. Offered Memorial Day through Labor Day. Reservations needed.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park
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Labor Day Weekend

We have some great programs planned for Labor Day Weekend!

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Saturday Guided Hikes

Join our park naturalist for a morning exploration on our Woodland Trail. Hikes offered every Saturday at 10 a.m. through Labor Day.

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Live Raptor Programs Memorial Day - Labor Day

Efficient hunters, curved, strong beaks, sharp, grasping claws...get a close-up view of these intriguing birds every Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m.

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Live Reptile Programs - Memorial Day - Labor Day

Don't slink away from these fun and fascinating programs! These often misunderstood creatures help keep things in balance. Join us, to learn more.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Raptor Programs Memorial Day - Labor Day

Efficient hunters, curved, strong beaks, sharp, grasping claws...get a close-up view of these intriguing birds every Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Live Reptile Programs - Memorial Day - Labor Day

Don't slink away from these fun and fascinating programs! These often misunderstood creatures help keep things in balance. Join us, to learn more.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

Build a Bow Workshop

This is the chance to build your very own bow out of PVC pipe! Reservations are required.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

National Public Lands Day - Clean-up and Hike

Hey everyone! Join us for our annual NPLD hike and clean-up. The trail is paved and flat, and along the way we'll visit the oldest structure built in the park.

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Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park
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Annual Heritage Festival

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