Tennessee State Parks

Norris Dam State Park

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Norris Dam State Park

National Public Lands Day - Hike and Help

There’s no better way to celebrate National Public Lands Day than by getting out and spending the day on public land. And there’s no better place than Norris Dam State Park.

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Fall Color Boat Trips

Mark your calendar! Trips are offered four times a day, the last two weeks of October. We start taking reservations for these popular fall color boat tours in September.

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Norris Dam State Park

Pickin’ in the Park Concert

Join the Friends of Norris Dam State Park for an evening full of bluegrass music, BBQ, local craft vendors, laughter and fun.

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18th Century Haunted Gristmill

Dress up your little ones as a spooky ghost, princess, or the state insect, the ladybug, and join us at the Rice Gristmill for stories, tours and trick-or-treating.

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After Thanksgiving Day Hike - Green Friday

Instead of walking off Thanksgiving dinner by partaking in Black Friday sales, walk it off by hiking a trail!! Join Ranger Baghetti for a post-Thanksgiving hike. Time TBA.

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Holiday Homecoming

It’s an evening full of historical interpretation, olde time music entertainment, theatrical holiday skits, storytelling, holiday treats, and of course St. Nick .

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First Hike - New Year Celebration Hike

Last year 62 enthusiastic hikers joined us for midnight hike and bonfire. Help us break the record. Join the fun and be a part of history in the making!

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