Thanksgiving Buffets at TN State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 18, 2019  |  Permalink

Get out of the kitchen and into the park! 

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Five Fall Camping Destinations

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 17, 2019  |  Permalink

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

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Discover Tennessee History this Fall

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

Fall is a time of learning. As school starts back up and the weather changes, many people feel an increased desire for reading, writing and culture. While it’s great to curl up with a good book next to a big fire, we want to make sure you can quench your thirst for knowledge while also enjoying the outdoors. So throw on your jacket, grab a warm drink and head out to one of these five historical parks:

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TDEC Implements Comprehensive Safety Improvement Strategy at Cummins Falls State Park, Will Reopen Falls and Gorge August 14

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on August 13, 2019  |  Permalink

TDEC Implements Comprehensive Safety Improvement Strategy at Cummins Falls State Park, Will Reopen Falls and Gorge August 14, 2019.

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Best State Parks to Visit in August

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

While August in Tennessee is known as a warmer month, there are still plenty of great adventures you can enjoy in the outdoors. With kids going back to school, there are fewer visitors in our parks. That means you’ll have more cabins to choose from, fewer people at the pools, and tranquil opportunities for fishing and paddling. Here are five of our the best Tennessee State Parks to visit in August:

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5 Reasons You Will Love Camping Cabins

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on June 28, 2019  |  Permalink

Take the anxiety out of vacation this summer by booking your stay in a camping cabin at Natchez Trace or Paris Landing State Park. Here are five reasons why you should choose a camping cabin for your next summer adventure!

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6 Summer Water Adventures

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on June 28, 2019  |  Permalink

Get out on the water and discover what Tennessee has to offer this summer. 

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5 things to do near Pickwick Landing

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on May 20, 2019  |  Permalink

Looking for some relief from the summer heat? Sometimes the best therapy for a southern summer is a trip to the lake, and what better place to start than Pickwick Landing. Here's are five things to do in and around the park on your next visit.

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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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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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