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African American History at Booker T. Washington State Park

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 24, 2021  |  Permalink

As we celebrate African American history throughout the month of February, we also recognize the ties to our cultural heritage. Shared and equitable access to our parks is directly tied to our mission to preserve our natural landscape and the history behind it. T. O. Fuller State Park and Booker T. Washington State Park** are two parks in Tennessee that were established for the state’s African American population in an age when segregation barred equal access to the landscape. In this blog, we're reviewing the history of Booker T. Washington State Park.

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Photography Tips for Shooting at Tennessee State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 19, 2021  |  Permalink

If you're looking to roam in the outdoors with a camera, we have a few tips that might help you get the best shot.

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African American History at T.O. Fuller State Park

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 17, 2021  |  Permalink

As we celebrate Black History Month throughout February, we also recognize the ties to our cultural heritage. Shared and equitable access to our parks is directly tied to our mission to preserve our natural landscape and the history behind it. T. O. Fuller State Park was established for the state’s African American population in an age when segregation barred equal access to the landscape.

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New Partnership Offers Affordable Online Gear Rentals

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 16, 2021  |  Permalink

A new partnership with Arrive Outdoors makes gear more affordable for park visitors; offering gear that visitors can rent as opposed to buying expensive gear outright.

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Public Input Requested on 10-Year Parks and Rec Plan

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 9, 2021  |  Permalink

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is seeking public input on a state plan that will outline recreation, parks, and conservation priorities for the next 10 years.

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Honor Black History Month at Tennessee State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 3, 2021  |  Permalink

This February, honor Black History Month by visiting these six parks that allow you to honor and learn about African American History in spaces that preserve it.

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Valentine’s Weekend at Tennessee State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 3, 2021  |  Permalink

Spend your Valentine's weekend at TN State Parks. From delicious meals and special overnight packages, we're offering an assortment of sweet deals.

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Final Results of the My TN State Park 2020 Fundraiser

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 1, 2021  |  Permalink

The final results of the My TN State Park fundraiser campaign are in. 

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