‘Crossing the Cumberlands’ Brings Traditional Music and Modern Artists to Chattanooga

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 30, 2018  |  Permalink

CHATTANOOGA – For over 200 years, with bold notes and fine lyrics, musicians have crafted vivid portrayals of Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau. On Saturday, Nov. 17, stories and sounds from acclaimed traditional and modern musicians will converge at the Tivoli Theatre for ‘Crossing the Cumberlands’, a night of eloquent music to benefit the Cumberland Trail.

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Pickwick Landing and David Crockett Restaurants Achieve “Eat Real” Certification

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 30, 2018  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks restaurants at Pickwick Landing and David Crockett State Parks have achieved Eat REAL Certified Status, a nationally recognized standard for food service operations focused on sustainability and nutrition. Tennessee State Parks is the only state parks system in the nation to earn certification and among only two national park systems.

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Discover Tennessee History this Fall

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 29, 2018  |  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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Montgomery Bell State Park Will Unveil Storybook Trail

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

BURNS – On Saturday, Oct. 27, Tennessee State Parks will host a ribbon-cutting event for a new Imagination Library Storybook Trail at Montgomery Bell State Park.

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Thanksgiving Dining at TN State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 18, 2018  |  Permalink

Get out of the kitchen and into the park! 

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Civil War Days Festival at Two TN State Parks on Nov. 3

Written by Kim Schofinski | Posted on October 18, 2018  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – Cannons will ring out along the Tennessee River in both Benton and Humphreys Counties to commemorate the 154th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Johnsonville. The free Civil War Days festival will feature living history presenters and more at both Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park and Johnsonville State Historic Park on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

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