Discover Moths for National Moth Week

Written by Holly Taylor | Posted on July 25, 2022  |  Permalink

Moths are some of the most dazzling insects to be found in Tennessee. How can you best discover them in our parks or your own backyard? Read on...

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TDEC Announces Tidwell as Parks and Conservation Deputy Commissioner

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on July 20, 2022  |  Permalink

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner David Salyers today announced the appointment of Greer Tidwell Jr. as deputy commissioner for the department’s Bureau of Parks and Conservation.

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Best of the Best: Premium Cabin Rentals

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on July 11, 2022  |  Permalink

Are you looking to plan an outdoorsy family vacation with a modern twist? How about a quiet, romantic getaway? Whatever the case, we have just the thing for you. We've pulled together a list of the most comfortable and modern cabins our parks have to offer.

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Four Camping Destinations Near Memphis

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on July 8, 2022  |  Permalink

Four camping destinations near Memphis

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Feel Good Fun at Fall Creek Falls

Written by Brenna Sharpe with Tennessee State Parks and Erin O'Farrell with Cumberland River Compact | Posted on July 8, 2022  |  Permalink

As one of Tennessee’s most popular and visited state parks, Fall Creek Falls has a lot to offer. From the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi to incredible views and opportunities for paddling, hiking, swimming, and more, the possibilities for exploration are seemingly endless within the park’s 30,000 acres. Follow along with us as we share just a handful of things to do in and around this iconic park.

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TDEC Hosts Virtual Discussion of Submerged Sites in Archaeology Lecture Series

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on July 1, 2022  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – Dr. Morgan Smith of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga will give a virtual lecture on submerged archaeological sites in Tennessee on Thursday, July 21 at 6 p.m. (CDT)

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Ten State Parks for Summer Vacation With the Family

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on July 1, 2022  |  Permalink

There's still time to plan an affordable, family-friendly summer vacation. We've hand-picked ten Tennessee State Parks that are ideal for families and have availability this summer. Check them out and start planning that unforgettable summer adventure!

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7 Fall Family Getaways at Tennessee State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on July 1, 2022  |  Permalink

To help you plan your fall family vacation, we’ve put together a list of seven family-friendly Tennessee State Park getaways. Each experience offers a variety of crowd-pleasing activities and overnight accommodations that fit the needs of families.

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Two Day Getaways Outdoors in Tennessee

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on July 1, 2022  |  Permalink

A quick getaway can be just what we need to get back into the rhythms of everyday life. To help you take that much-needed vacation, we’ve put together six ideas for two-day getaways at Tennessee State Parks across the state.

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