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Easter Feasts and Festivities at TN State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on March 29, 2021  |  Permalink

This Easter, explore new blooms and enjoy a meal with your loved ones at a Tennessee State Park.

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Tennessee State Parks pool closures

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on March 10, 2021  |  Permalink

Tennessee State Parks are closing public swimming pools at state parks for the 2021 summer season.

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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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My TN State Park: Voting Report January 30th

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 30, 2021  |  Permalink

With only one day left to vote, it's time to see how your favorite park is doing.

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Work Outdoors as a Seasonal Interpretive Recreator

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 27, 2021  |  Permalink

Are you a college student looking to take the next step towards a career in the outdoors? Put your passions to work at Tennessee State Parks as a Seasonal Interpretive Recreator.

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My TN State Park: Week 3 Donation Results

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 22, 2021  |  Permalink

View the voting report for week three of the "My TN State Park 2020" fundraiser! With only seven days left to vote, find out how your favorite park is doing.

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My TN State Park: Week 2 Donation Results

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 15, 2021  |  Permalink

Week two of the "My TN State Park 2020" fundraiser is complete! Find out how your favorite park is doing.

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TN State Parks Have $1.84 Billion Economic Impact in 2020

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 13, 2021  |  Permalink

Tennessee State Parks had an economic impact of $1.84 billion in Tennessee in 2020 and welcomed 34.7 million visits, according to a report done for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

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My TN State Parks: Week 1 Donation Results

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on January 10, 2021  |  Permalink

Week one of the "My TN State Park 2020" fundraiser is complete! 

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Unique Historic Cabins With Modern Comfort

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on December 2, 2020  |  Permalink

Cabins are more than just a place to rest for the night. Explore these newly renovated historical cabins that allow you to connect to history while enjoying modern comforts.

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Fully Remodeled Lodge Pickwick Landing Reopens

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 9, 2020  |  Permalink

Tennessee State Parks officials cut the ribbon to reopen the renovated Lodge Pickwick Landing, an $11.7 million project at Pickwick Landing State Park.

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Fully Remodeled Lodge Montgomery Bell Opens

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on October 2, 2020  |  Permalink

BURNS – Tennessee State Parks today held the official grand reopening of the fully remodeled, 117-room Lodge Montgomery Bell at Montgomery Bell State Park.

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Color Blind Viewers Bring Fall to Life

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on September 21, 2020  |  Permalink

Responding to popular demand, the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Tennessee State Parks have partnered to install “color blind” viewfinders at five (5) state park locations across the state. There is now a total of 11 viewers installed in Tennessee. A new website helps visitors find and enjoy these new devices.

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Tennessee State Parks to Host Tennessee Serves Volunteer Events in September

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on August 19, 2020  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks will host volunteer events in September across the state as part of First Lady Maria Lee’s Tennessee Serves initiative. 

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Six State Parks Lead The Way In ‘Go Green With Us’ Program

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on August 7, 2020  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has recognized six of the 56 Tennessee State Parks with platinum level status for their performance in environmental sustainability in the state’s Go Green With Us program.

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Wear Out Your Support For Tennessee State Parks With New Tees

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on July 30, 2020  |  Permalink

Now you can wear your support with six new Tennessee State Parks t-shirt designs. The best part? Half of the proceeds go directly to improving our parks.

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New Discount for TN Residents at State Parks

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on July 15, 2020  |  Permalink

TN residents can now save on most campsites, cabins & hotel rooms. 

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Rock Island Update: Gorge Closure & Parking Capacity

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on June 9, 2020  |  Permalink

Tennessee State Parks is alerting visitors to Rock Island State Park that swimming locations in the river gorge section of the park will need to be closed in the coming weeks due to water releases at Great Falls Dam.

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Cummins Falls Reopening with New Gorge Access Permit

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on May 14, 2020  |  Permalink

Cummins Falls State Park reopened on May 15, 2020 at 8:00AM with a new online permitting system to limit gorge access. 

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TN State Parks Seeks Volunteers For Annual Weed Wrangle March 7

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on February 25, 2020  |  Permalink

NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks and community partners are seeking volunteers to help rid the parks and State Natural Areas of invasive species with the annual Weed Wrangle on Saturday, March 7.

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