Tennessee State Parks

Roan Mountain State Park

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Roan Mountain State Park

First Day Hike - Walking in a Winter Wonderland at Roan Mountain

Hit a high point with Roan Mountain State Park’s First Day Hike. What better way to celebrate the New Year than to climb to the summit of beautiful Roan Mountain?

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Winter Naturalists’ Rally

Join us for the 7th annual winter exploration of the Roan Highlands and its unique grassy balds, scenic trails, trees, shrubs and geology.

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Spring Hike - Clean-Up Hike at Roan Mountain

Shake the dust off those boots and come prepared to hike far and work hard!

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Easter Egg Hunt

Celebrate Spring with this Easter tradition for children ages 10 and younger.

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Spring Naturalists’ Rally

For 57 years, lovers of Roan Mountain and its natural wonders have been gathering for this annual event. Sign up for dinner, lectures, hikes, bird watching, viewing the night sky and more!

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Jr. Trout Tournament

Our annual Junior Trout Tournament is a great opportunity to catch The Big One on the scenic Doe River. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

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National Trails Day - Diamond Dash Trail Run at Roan Mountain

Meet at Campground Check-In for an adventurous 5K+ run that celebrates our love of trails.

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Rhododendron Festival

A long-standing springtime tradition that hails the blooming of the world-famous Rhododendron Gardens atop Roan Mountain. The festival features crafters, folkway demonstrators, musicians and tasty food!

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Independence Day Celebration

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

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Junior Ranger Camp

Kids ages 8-12 learn about the fascinating natural world around them and acquire valuable outdoor skills at this award-winning day camp. Registration required.

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Xtreme Roan Adventures Youth Rally

Children ages four and older enjoy a fun-filled day of nature talks, hikes, live animal exhibits, and lunch. Led by Friends of Roan Mountain. Registration required.

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53rd Annual Fall Naturalists’ Rally

The 53rd annual fall gathering of nature enthusiasts of all stripes!

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National Public Lands Day - Roan Mountain

Participate in this national day of service by volunteering to give back to the public lands you love… namely, Roan Mountain State Park! Work project time and details 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

Campers vie for best decorated campsite and kids trick or treat from site to site. Haunted hayrides, kids’ games, food vendors and a bonfire add to the fun!

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Old Time Yule

Step back in time and experience how Christmas was celebrated years ago, with traditional music and tasty treats at the Miller Farmstead.

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