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TN State Parks Have $1.84 Billion Economic Impact in 2020

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 13, 2021  |  Permalink

Tennessee State Parks had an economic impact of $1.84 billion in Tennessee in 2020 and welcomed 34.7 million visits, according to a report done for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

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My TN State Parks: Week 1 Donation Results

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 10, 2021  |  Permalink

Week one of the “My TN State Park 2020” fundraiser is complete! 

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Exploring Tennessee State Parks in the New Year

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on December 29, 2020  |  Permalink

Here are six ways to connect with Tennessee State Parks in the new year.

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Camping in Tennessee Soars During Pandemic

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on December 3, 2020  |  Permalink

Camping in the last two months reached historic highs in Tennessee State Parks. 

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Unique Historic Cabins With Modern Comfort

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on December 2, 2020  |  Permalink

Cabins are more than just a place to rest for the night. Explore these newly renovated historical cabins that allow you to connect to history while enjoying modern comforts.

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Give Back to Tennessee State Parks While You Shop on Amazon

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 23, 2020  |  Permalink

Give back this holiday season when you shop with AmazonSmile. Donate 0.5% of your purchase to Tennessee State Parks at no cost to you! 

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Frozen Head State Park Named State Park of the Year

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 3, 2020  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has recognized Frozen Head State Park in Wartburg as the 2020 State Park of the Year.

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Warriors’ Path State Park Honored for Sustainability

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 3, 2020  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has recognized Warriors’ Path State Park for excellence in sustainability as part of the 2020 Tennessee State Parks Awards of Excellence.

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Norris Dam State Park Honored for Customer Engagement

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 3, 2020  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has recognized Norris Dam State Park in Rocky Top for excellence in customer engagement as part of the 2020 Tennessee State Parks Awards of Excellence.

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Montgomery Bell State Park Honored for Facilities Management

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 3, 2020  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has recognized Montgomery Bell State Park for excellence in facilities management as part of the 2020 Tennessee State Parks Awards of Excellence.

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Booker T. Washington State Park Honored for Interpretation

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 3, 2020  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has recognized Booker T. Washington State Park for excellence in interpretation as part of the 2020 Tennessee State Parks Awards of Excellence.

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Fall Creek Falls Honored for Resource Management

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 3, 2020  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has recognized Fall Creek Falls State Park for excellence in resource management as part of the 2020 Tennessee State Parks Awards of Excellence.

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Cummins Falls State Park Honored for Excellence in Innovation

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 3, 2020  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has recognized Cummins Falls State Park for excellence in innovation as part of the 2020 Tennessee State Parks Awards of Excellence.

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New Visitors Center Opens at Cummins Falls State Park

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 28, 2020  |  Permalink

A new visitors center is now open at Cummins Falls State Park. 

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Five Fall Camping Destinations

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 17, 2020  |  Permalink

Fall in love with your favorite park all over again or plan your next camping adventure somewhere new.

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Five Lesser Known Parks for Fall Vacations

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 16, 2020  |  Permalink

If you're ready to experience the outdoors this fall without the crowds, we've compiled five lesser-known parks to help you find distance, soak up the benefits of the outdoors, and admire the beauty of the fall season.

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Five Virtual Races From Tennessee State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 15, 2020  |  Permalink

Tennessee State Parks is now offering Virtual Races, so you can log your miles from anywhere you are.

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Fully Remodeled Lodge Pickwick Landing Reopens

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 9, 2020  |  Permalink

Tennessee State Parks officials cut the ribbon to reopen the renovated Lodge Pickwick Landing, an $11.7 million project at Pickwick Landing State Park.

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Fully Remodeled Lodge Montgomery Bell Opens

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 2, 2020  |  Permalink

BURNS – Tennessee State Parks today held the official grand reopening of the fully remodeled, 117-room Lodge Montgomery Bell at Montgomery Bell State Park.

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How to Safely and Responsibly Recreate at Tennessee State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 1, 2020  |  Permalink

The outdoors are more important than ever and parks are experiencing record-setting levels of visitation. Here's how you can help lower your impact and prepare for your time outdoors at Tennessee State Parks.

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