8 of the Best Waterfront Campsites in Tennessee

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on August 31, 2022  |  Permalink

We handpicked eight of the best campsites in Tennessee right on the water! Fall asleep to the sounds of the streaming waters or launch your kayak without straying far from camp. Each site can be booked online.

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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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Six Improved Tennessee State Parks to Visit This Summer

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on June 30, 2022  |  Permalink

This summer, we invite you to recreate, relax, and reconnect with the natural world at some of our newly renovated park facilities. Here are six state parks you won’t want to miss:  

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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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Would You Rather: Choose Your Fall Adventures

Written by Tennessee State Parks | Posted on May 26, 2022  |  Permalink

Answer these "would you rather" questions to find fall adventures that fit your style.

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Tennessee Waterfall Road Trip

Written by Erin O'Ferrell and Brenna Sharpe | Posted on May 2, 2022  |  Permalink

Road trip to four of the most popular waterfall destination in Tennessee in under one hundred miles. We're plotted out the stops, points of interest, and options for overnight stays.

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From Glowing Worms to Victorian Villages

Written by Erin O'Ferrell and Brenna Sharpe | Posted on March 31, 2022  |  Permalink

Glow worms, jaw-dropping sandstone arches, and certified dark skies. There’s a reason we consider Pickett CCC Memorial State Park the hidden gem of the Cumberland Plateau. Find out what to do and where to stay during you visit.

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Spectacular Spots for Finding Wildflowers In Tennessee This Spring

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

Spring flowers are in full display in many of our parks and natural areas during April and May. Here are a few of State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath's favorite places to enjoy them.

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Pickwick Landing State Park: What You Need To Know To Plan Your Trip

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

Pickwick Landing State Park offers gorgeous sunsets, sandy “beaches”, incredible fishing, and a newly renovated lodge. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your trip.

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