Mother’s Day Buffets and a Great Gift Idea

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on April 6, 2019  |  Permalink

Terrific food, friendly servervice, beautiful views, and affordable prices make Tennessee State Park restaurants the perfect destination for Mother's Day.

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TN State Parks Seeks Volunteers for Weed Wrangle on Saturday, March 2

Written by TN State Parks | Posted on February 6, 2019  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks and community partners are seeking volunteers for the annual Weed Wrangle, a nationwide effort to fight invasive plant species in public parks on Saturday, March 2.

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Easter Buffets and Baskets at TN State Parks

Written by TN State Parks | Posted on February 1, 2019  |  Permalink

Saturday egg hunts, Sunday buffets, and lodging specials - there is no better way to enjoy Easter, than in the park.

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Get Out and Explore Springtime

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 1, 2019  |  Permalink

Warmer weather is coming! Here are some ways you can get outside over the next several months:

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Fall Creek Falls State Park Honored For Management

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 30, 2019  |  Permalink

Fall Creek Falls State Park wins 2018 Excellence in Facilities Management Award for Tennessee State Parks.

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Dunbar Cave State Park Wins Excellence In Interpretation Award

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 29, 2019  |  Permalink

Dunbar Cave State Park wins the 2018 Excellence in Interpretation Award

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David Crockett Birthplace State Park Named State Park Of The Year

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 29, 2019  |  Permalink

David Crockett Birthplace State Park in Limestone wins the 2018 Tennessee State Park of the Year.

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Roan Mountain State Park Honored For Facilities Management

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 29, 2019  |  Permalink

Roan Mountain State Park wins the 2018 Excellence in Facilities Management Award for Tennessee State Parks.

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Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park Honored For Innovation

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 29, 2019  |  Permalink

Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park wins the 2018 Excellence in Innovation award.

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Radnor Lake State Park Honored For Resource Management

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 29, 2019  |  Permalink

Radnor Lake State Park wins the 2018 Award for Excellence in Resource Management among the 56 Tennessee State Parks.

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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Wins Sustainability Award

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 29, 2019  |  Permalink

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville wins the 2018 Award for Excellence in Sustainability

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Beecher Wallace Homestead Added to State Park System

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 24, 2019  |  Permalink

The Beecher Wallace Homestead in the Dog Cove area near Fall Creek Falls State Park has been added to Tennessee’s public lands.

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It’s Bioblitz Time in TN State Parks

Written by Sunny Fleming | Posted on January 23, 2019  |  Permalink

The beautiful and sometimes bizarre looking creations of the natural world often cause us to pause, break out our smartphone and snap a photo. 

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Waste Tires To Be Recycled For New Trail At T.O. Fuller State Park

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 22, 2019  |  Permalink

On Monday, Jan. 21, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and local officials gathered alongside volunteers at T.O. Fuller State Park to collect waste tires to be recycled into material for a new pedestrian trail.

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Find your Winter Wonderland

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on December 5, 2018  |  Permalink

Satisfy your wanderlust in one of our winter wonderlands:

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6 Reasons to Explore Parks in the Winter

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on December 1, 2018  |  Permalink

While summer is a popular time to head outdoors, there are significant benefits to hitting the woods in the winter months. If you want to hack your vacations and find top notch adventures, here are a few reasons why you should visit in the winter: 

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Plan Your Visit to Reelfoot Lake State Park

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 29, 2018  |  Permalink

Reelfoot Lake is located in the northwest corner of Tennessee and is noted for its fishing, boating, and wildlife viewing. Let’s look at where to stay and what to do on your next visit.

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State Looks at Restoring Historic Mill at Rock Island State Park

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 14, 2018  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, along with other state and local agencies, is exploring efforts to save and potentially restore the Great Falls Cotton Mill at Rock Island State Park in Warren County.

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Interior Recycling Bins Available at all TN State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 14, 2018  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – Visitors to Tennessee State Parks will now be able to use interior recycling bins at all 56 of the state parks in the second phase of improvements to the parks’ recycling program.

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Free, Guided Hikes on Black Friday

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on November 12, 2018  |  Permalink

We're offering free, guided hikes at all 56 state parks the day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 23.

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