A Weekend at Pickett CCC Memorial State Park

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 19, 2018  |  Permalink

In this blog series, we’ll help you discover activities in and near our parks to make the most of your visit. Don’t let the summer pass by without seeing and experiencing these amazing places. Our first stop is Pickett CCC Memorial State Park, which boasts some of the most unique rock formations and terrain of any park in our system. 

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Sgt. Alvin C. York Named Tennessee State Park of The Year For WWI History

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 15, 2018  |  Permalink

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) recognized Sergeant Alvin C. York State Historic Park in Pall Mall as the 2017 State Park of the Year. The park – which is the former home of a World War I hero – was selected for the exceptional visitor experience offered through living history programming.

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Henry Horton State Park Recognized For Innovation in Park Offerings

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 15, 2018  |  Permalink

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) recognized Henry Horton State Park in Chapel Hill with the 2017 Award for Excellence in Innovation.

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Cedars of Lebanon State Park Recognized with Resource Management Award

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 15, 2018  |  Permalink

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) recognized Cedars of Lebanon State Park with the 2017 Award for Excellence in Resource Management for protecting rare plant species, preserving historical records and more.

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Montgomery Bell State Park Wins Sustainability Award for Food Recovery, Recycling

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 15, 2018  |  Permalink

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) recognized Montgomery Bell State Park in Burns with the 2017 Award for Excellence in Sustainability.

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David Crockett Birthplace Named Best Interpretive State Park in Tennessee

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 15, 2018  |  Permalink

David Crockett Birthplace State Historic Park in Limestone received the 2017 Award for Excellence in Interpretation from Tennessee State Parks and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

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Ribbon Cut on New Reelfoot Lake Lakeside Cabins

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 6, 2018  |  Permalink

On Friday, Jan. 26, Tennessee State Parks unveiled seven new visitor cabins at Reelfoot Lake State Park in Tiptonville, TN.

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6 Reasons to Explore Parks in the Winter

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 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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