Easter Weekend at Tennessee State Parks

March 8, 2023  |  Permalink

A basket of colored eggs sits on lush green grass

Easter Feasts and Festivities

Sights and sounds of spring are abundant at Tennessee State Parks in April, and Easter is a great opportunity to get out and explore. Not only can you enjoy a relaxing day at the park, but our restaurants will do the cooking for you. Six restaurants will be serving delicious Easter feasts that the whole family can enjoy. After your meal, explore park activities like golf or join in an egg hunt. Some of our parks are offering Easter events that you won't want to miss!

Easter Meals

An airy restaurant filled with booths and tables©Attic Fire Photography

Fall Creek Falls State Park

Middle, TN • 2536 Lakeside Drive, Spencer, TN  38585

The Restaurant at Fall Creek Falls offers beautiful lakefront views and an open-air patio surrounded by incredible outdoor adventures. This Easter Sunday, April 9th, join us for a buffet brunch from 11 AM to 6 PM. The Easter Bunny might even make an appearance!

Reservations are required. Please call 423-881-5241 to reserve your place.


A restaurant interior©Chad Baumer Photography

Paris Landing State Park

West, TN • 400 Lodge Rd, Buchanan, TN 38222

The Restaurant at Paris Landing State Park is offering brunch from 10 AM to 3 PM on Easter Sunday, April 9th. Take in stunning views of Kentucky Lake while enjoying eggs benedict, chicken and waffles, seasonal parfaits, and more!

Reservations are not required.


A large building with lights at dusk©Morgan Nowland

Henry Horton State Park

Middle, TN • 4209 Nashville Hwy., Chapel Hill, Tennessee 37034

The Restaurant at Henry Horton State Park offers an airy and casual atmosphere filled with comfortable seating, a spacious bar, and outdoor patio space. Please join us on Sunday, April 9th, for an Easter Buffet from 11 AM to 3 PM at one of our two locations—the Restaurant or the Conference Hall.

Reservations are required for dining at the Conference Hall and walk-in seating will be available at the restaurant.


An airy restaurant interior with large windows©Aerial Innovations Southeast

Montgomery Bell State Park

Middle, TN • 1000 Hotel Avenue, Burns, TN 37029

The Restaurant at Montgomery Bell State Park is known for outstanding food, hospitality, and beautiful lakeside views. Join us on Easter Sunday, April 9th, for a buffet lunch with seatings at 11 AM and 1 PM. We'll be serving turkey, ham, sweet potato casserole, dressing, chess pie, and more.

Reservations are required. Please call 615-797-1600, option 0, to reserve your place.


Water falls through the arches of a bridge©Tennessee State Parks

Cumberland Mountain State Park

Middle, TN • 24 Office Dr., Crossville, Tennessee 38555

Celebrate Easter and enjoy beautiful spring views on Sunday, April 9th at the Homestead Harvest Restaurant. The restaurant will be serving home-cooked favorites like honey-baked ham, cornbread dressing, and banana pudding from 11 AM to 5 PM CT.

Reservations are not required but are highly encouraged for groups of eight or more. Please call 931-484-7186 to reserve your place.


A creek with cascades flows through a green forest

David Crockett State Park

Middle, TN • 1400 West Gaines, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee 38464

Crockett's Mill Restaurant, located inside David Crockett State Park, will be offering breakfast and lunch on Easter Sunday, April 9th. These family-style meals are perfect for spending quality time with loved ones. After your meal, enjoy taking in the sights and sounds of spring around the park.

Reservations are not required.


A restaurant interior with tables, booths, and an indoor firepit©Aerial Innovations Southeast

Pickwick Landing State Park

West, TN • 120 Playground Loop, Counce, TN 38326

Enjoy Easter lunch on April 9th, from 11 AM to 2:30 PM at the Restaurant at Pickwick Landing State Park. The Restaurant offers stunning views of Pickwick Lake and will be serving favorites like chicken and dressing, baked ham, mashed potatoes, hot rolls, and more!

Reservations are not required.


A large still lake at sunset©Sarah Reid

Natchez Trace State Park

West, TN • 567 Pin Oak Lodge Road, Wildersville, TN 38388

The Restaurant at Natchez Trace State Park is offering a buffet lunch on Easter Sunday, April 9th, from 11 AM to 2 PM. Located in front of the beautiful Pin Oak Lake, you can enjoy a meal at the restaurant before venturing out to take in the spring beauty.

Reservations for parties of eight or more are required. Please call 731-968-8176 before April 7th to reserve your place.


Easter Egg Hunts & Events

A beautiful white flower©Tennessee Photographs

State Parks across Tennessee are hosting spring-themed events throughout April and on Easter weekend! Bring your baskets for an Easter egg hunt or enjoy a guided spring hike. Find an event near you!


A Great Day for Golf

A person swings a golf club©Tennessee Photographs

While golf courses at Tennessee State Parks are open year-round, April marks the start of ideal conditions for golfing in Tennessee. Kick off the season at one of nine Tennessee Golf Trail courses. Challenging layouts designed by Jack Nicklaus and Joe Lee combined with outstanding natural settings are the perfect way to greet the spring season. 


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