5 Things to Do near Norris Dam State Park

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on September 28, 2018  |  Permalink

Located just North of Knoxville, Norris Dam State Park tells the story of progress energy, and the birth of the modern era in Tennessee.  It’s also a great place for lakeside adventures, hiking, photography and much more. Here are some ideas for your next vacation:

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Tennessee State Parks Receives National Accreditation

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on September 25, 2018  |  Permalink

Tennessee State Parks has been named one of only two state park systems in the country to receive accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). 

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Color Blind Viewers Bring Fall to Life

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on September 24, 2018  |  Permalink

Responding to popular demand, the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Tennessee State Parks have partnered to install “color blind” viewfinders at five (5) state park locations across the state. There is now a total of 11 viewers installed in Tennessee. A new website helps visitors find and enjoy these new devices.

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Celebrate National Public Lands Day at TN State Parks

Written by Kim Schofinski | Posted on September 10, 2018  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – In honor of National Public Lands Day, Tennessee State Parks, Friends Groups and Tennessee State Natural Areas are hosting a variety of volunteer stewardship projects, and free hikes and interpretive programs on Saturday, Sept. 22.

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TN State Parks Cycling Tour Highlights Cumberland Plateau

Written by Kim Schofinski | Posted on September 4, 2018  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – Hundreds of cyclists from nearly 30 different states will converge on the Cumberland Plateau on Sept. 15-20 for Tennessee State Parks’ annual Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee (BRAT).

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