Tennessee State Parks

Roan Mountain State Park

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Upcoming Events

Roan Mountain State Park
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Winter Naturalists’ Rally

The 8th annual winter exploration of the Roan Highlands and its unique grassy balds, scenic views, trees, shrubs, and geology.

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Spring Hike - Spring Clean-Up Hike

Shake the dust of your boots and help us clean up winter deadfall and get ready for summer.

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Easter Egg Hunt

Celebrate spring with this Easter tradition for kids ages 10 and under.

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Spring Naturalists’ Rally

For 58 years, lovers of Roan Mountain and its natural wonders have been gathering for this annual event.

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Jr. Trout Tournament

Kids ages six to 15 get a chance to catch The Big One and win prizes.

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National Trails Day - Diamond Dash Trail Run

Celebrate National Trails Day with the annual Diamond Dash Trail Run, an adventurous 5K run that celebrates our love of trails.

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Rhododendron Festival

The Rhododendron Festival is a long-standing springtime tradition that hails the blooming of the world-famous Rhododendron Gardens atop Roan Mountain.

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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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Junior Ranger Camp

Registration opens May 23 for the July Junior Ranger Camp.

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Xtreme Roan Adventures Youth Rally

Children ages four and up enjoy a fun-filled day of nature talks, hikes, live animal exhibits, and lunch.

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Fall Naturalists’ Rally

The 54rd annual fall gathering of nature enthusiasts of all stripes!

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National Public Lands Day

Participate in this national day of service by volunteering to give back to the public lands you love… namely, Roan Mountain State Park! Time TBA.

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Chili Cook-off

Cook up a pot of your secret recipe and compete for prizes, or just come sample the chefs’ creations!

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Autumn Harvest

Enjoy the beautiful fall foliage at the Miller Farmstead and celebrate autumn at the park’s annual harvest festival with traditional crafts, food, and entertainment.

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Halloween in the Campground

The campground is transformed into a spooky scene as campers vie for best decorated campsite and kids trick or treat from site to site.

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Old Time Yule

Roan Mountain State Park ends the year’s events with an old-fashioned holiday celebration at the Miller Farmstead.

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