Lake Placid Bridge at Chickasaw State Park Named for Joe Armour

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on June 17, 2022  |  Permalink

HENDERSON – Tennessee State Parks officials today announced the bridge across Lake Placid at Chickasaw State Park will be named the Joe Armour Memorial Bridge honoring the former park superintendent.

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Tennessee State Parks Host Tennessee Promise Service Events

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on June 17, 2022  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks will offer volunteer work events at 39 parks across the state on Saturday, June 25 for Tennessee Promise scholars to fulfill their community service hours.

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Tennessee State Parks Unveil Trail at T.O. Fuller State Park Made From Tires Collected

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on June 3, 2022  |  Permalink

MEMPHIS – Officials from Tennessee State Parks, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and local leaders today cut the ribbon on a new hard-surface walking and biking trail over 2.5 miles long – made from rubber crumbs derived from tires – at T.O. Fuller State Park. It is one of the longest rubber-bearing trails in the U.S.

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Exploring Edgar Evins

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on June 2, 2022  |  Permalink

Edgar Evins State Park is a popular destination for Middle Tennesseans looking for a getaway close to home. Located on Center Hill Lake, the park is only an hour outside of Nashville and offers top-notch state park lodging and opportunities for outdoor recreation. Read all about our favorite parts of the park and the best nearby places to visit in this guide!

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State Officials Host Grand Opening of Restaurant, Visitors Center at Henry Horton State Park

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on June 2, 2022  |  Permalink

CHAPEL HILL – Officials of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and the Tennessee Department of General Services (DGS) held a grand opening today for a new restaurant and visitors center at Henry Horton State Park.

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