My TN State Park Fundraiser
Show love for your favorite Tennessee State Park throughout April 2023.
For the third year in a row, Tennessee State Parks in partnership with Tennessee State Parks Conservancy hosted the My TN State Park fundraiser–allowing people to vote for their favorite state park during April 2023.
Over 1,600 donations poured in for state parks, amounting to over $113,000. The funds raised during the My TN State Park Fundraiser will be used to support projects that will improve our parks, from repairing hiking trails to supporting animal ambassadors to enhancing education efforts. Ready to see how your park did in this friendly competition? Check out the final results below!
Voting Has Ended
The voting period for the My TN State Park Fundraiser ended on April 30, 2023 at 11:59 PM CST. But don't worry, you can still show your love for your favorite Tennessee State Parks! Click the links below to make a donation or get involved.
For the entire month of April, Tennessee State Park supporters can donate to vote for their favorite Tennessee State Park. These donations help make your favorite park even better! Explore individual park fundraising pages to see how we plan to put donations to work. These funds help improve and sustain our state parks and will support projects such as trail repair, birds of prey programs, and children’s education efforts.
Parks are categorized into three groupings based on visitation. The park that receives the most votes within each group will be awarded unique wooded plaques featuring the names of their donors. There will also be an award for "most improved" given to the park with the highest percentage increase in donations from last year's fundraiser to this year and awards given to all parks that meet their established goal. Winners will be announced on Monday, May 8 on tnstateparks.com/vote.
Last Year's Results | 2022 My TN State Park Fundraiser
Thanks to our generous supporters for our 2022 fundraising success.
- More than 2,000 park donors "voted" in this friendly competition.
- Donors gave nearly $112,000 to state parks across Tennessee.
- Every state park received at least $500 in donations.
Congratulations to our 2022 Award Winners!
- Most Donations Overall, 1st Place in Group #1, and Most Improved: Paris Landing State Park
- 1st Place in Group #2: South Cumberland State Park
- 1st Place in Group #3: Frozen Head State Park & Natural Area
More about Tennessee State Parks Conservancy
Created in 2016, Tennessee State Parks Conservancy is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization that supports educational programs, health initiatives, and special park projects that preserve, protect, and enhance natural areas and the 57 state parks across Tennessee.