Winter Discount 2023: Camping and Select Cabins

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on December 28, 2022  |  Permalink

Experience the incredible winter adventures waiting at Tennessee State Parks with discounts on camping and select cabins this January and February.

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Best of 2022: Cabins, Campsites, and Lodges at Tennessee State Parks

Written by Brenna Sharpe | Posted on December 21, 2022  |  Permalink

We’ve compiled the top Tennessee State Parks cabins, campsites, and lodges of 2022 to inspire your adventures in the new year. 

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Ways to Welcome 2023 at Tennessee State Parks

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

Jump-start the new year by attending one of our incredible Tennessee State Parks events. Here’s your guide to several programs in January that you don’t want to miss! When you visit, tag your photos with #tnstateparks to help others see where you’ve been.  

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Tennessee State Parks to Start New Year With First Day Hikes

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on December 19, 2022  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks will ring in the New Year with the annual First Day Hikes on Jan. 1 in parks across Tennessee

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8 New Year’s Resolutions for the Outdoor Lover

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on December 19, 2022  |  Permalink

There’s something exciting about the blank slate of a new year. It's an invitation to be intentional about setting goals. Whether your goals are related to health, relationships, self-improvement, or something else entirely, we think the outdoors can help. Here are eight ways you can pursue a healthy mind and body outside in the new year.

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Exploring Local Eats and Lakes at Long Hunter

Written by Brenna Sharpe with Tennessee State Parks and Erin O'Farrell with Cumberland River Compact | Posted on December 15, 2022  |  Permalink

30 minutes outside of the hustle and bustle of Nashville, Long Hunter State Park provides access to two incredible lakes, an abundance of wildlife, and tons of recreational activities. This guide provides all the info you need to enjoy a day of local food and fresh air.

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Panther Creek State Park Wins Award for Facilities Management

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on December 6, 2022  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has named Panther Creek State Park in Morristown winner of the Excellence in Facilities Management award for Tennessee State Parks in 2022.

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Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park Scheduled Temporary Closure for Wounded Warrior Hunt

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

PINSON – Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park will be temporarily closed to visitors for two hours each morning Monday, Dec. 5 through Wednesday, Dec. 7 to host a Wounded Warrior Hunt on those days.

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Cozy Cabins for Warm Winter Stays

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

During the Winter months, it's the perfect time of year to make use of the many cabins Tennessee State Parks have to offer. Here are seven cabin recommendations for a cozy stay – stay warm while still getting to experience our great Tennessee State Parks!  

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The Best State Parks for Winter Camping in Tennessee

Written by Brenna Sharpe | Posted on December 1, 2022  |  Permalink

Take advantage of a large selection of campsites, fewer crowds, and a bug-free experience during the off-season at these Tennessee state park campgrounds.

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Winter Adventures to Experience in Tennessee

Written by Brenna Sharpe | Posted on December 1, 2022  |  Permalink

The winter season transforms the beautiful state of Tennessee into a spectacular landscape full of adventure. Your chance to experience cross-country skiing, frozen waterfalls, and cozy cabins across the state starts with Tennessee State Parks. Take the first step towards planning a winter to remember by checking out this list of incredible state park adventures. 

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Activities to Experience During December at Tennessee State Parks

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

With the long winter days ahead of us, it’s nice to have something to look forward to. Check out the list below of fun things to do in Tennessee State Parks and start planning your next adventure! 

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