Parent’s Trip Out: Traveling with Young Kids

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

Earlier this summer, one of our staff packed up his wife and two children in Nashville and hit the road for Upper East Tennessee. This is the story of what he learned about outdoor adventures with two small kids (including some pretty cute photos). 

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Standing Stone to Host National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship and Festival

Written by Kim Schofinski | Posted on August 27, 2018  |  Permalink

HILHAM – Standing Stone State Park will host the National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15, drawing some of the country’s best players to Tennessee where they will match wit and skills in what is known as the ‘Super Bowl of marbles’. In its 36th year, the event will feature world-class marble competitions, live music, marble-making exhibits and demonstrations, food vendors and much more.

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5 things to do near Cumberland Mountain State Park

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on August 26, 2018  |  Permalink

Whether you want to paddle on the lake or picnic along the trail, Cumberland Mountain combines classic charm with modern convenience to create a restful and refreshing vacation spot. To help you plan your next trip, let’s look at 5 things to do near Cumberland Mountain State Park

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TN State Parks Offers More Recycling Options for Visitors

Written by Kim Schofinski | Posted on August 22, 2018  |  Permalink

Visitors at Tennessee State Parks now have more recycling options thanks to new bins delivered this month to all 56 parks. Over 400 BearSaver recycling receptacles – heavy-duty, pest proof and ADA-compliant bins – are now available at all Tennessee State Parks for visitor use.

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5 things to do near Pickwick Landing

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on August 20, 2018  |  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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