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Thanksgiving at Tennessee State Parks

October 18, 2021  |  Permalink

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with friends and family. A time for appreciating all that you have and enjoying the moment. What better place to give thanks than surrounded by the natural beauty of a Tennessee State Park? This year, five Tennessee State Park restaurants are offering special Thanksgiving Feasts on Thursday, November 25th. From traditional turkey and dressing to glazed ham and peach cobbler, we have something for everyone in the family.

After your meal, soak up some quality time with loved ones in the outdoors. Explore hiking, biking, golf, and much more at these five state parks. Make your holiday plans now and let our friendly staff take the stress out of the holidays.


Thanksgiving Meals

Crockett's Mill Restaurant

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Middle TN — Crockett's Mill Restaurant located in David Crockett State Park is hosting a family-style feast from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Serving family favorites including turkey and dressing, roast, chicken tenders, green beans, mashed potatoes, and delicious desserts like peach cobbler. Adults eat for $16.95, children 6-11 eat half-priced with each paying adult, and children under 5 eat free with each paying adult. Seniors receive a 10% discount. No reservations.

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The Restaurant at Montgomery Bell

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Middle TN — Visit The Restaurant's gorgeous dining room overlooking Lake Acorn inside Lodge Montgomery Bell for a Thanksgiving lunch buffet. Serving on Thanksgiving Day from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM the buffet will include a selection of meats, sides, desserts, and beverages. Fill your plate with turkey, baked ham, sweet potatoes, hashbrowns casserole, and save room for banana pudding! Seniors receive a 10% discount. Reservations are required, call (615)-797-3101.

The Restaurant is also offering to-go orders for preorder. Order a full Thanksgiving feast and to-go to enjoy with friends and family from the comfort of your home. The deadline for to-go orders is Wednesday, November 17 at 7:00 PM. Meals can be picked up between 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM on Thanksgiving Day, November 25th.

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Homestead Harvest Restaurant

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Middle TN — The Homestead Harvest Restaurant at Cumberland Mountain is offering a Thanksgiving all-you-can-eat buffet for lunch and dinner from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Thursday, November 25th. Roasted turkey, brown sugar glazed pit ham, sweet potato casserole, and pumpkin pie are just a few of the delicious options that will be available. Adults eat for $20.95, children 6-12 eat half-priced with each paying adult, and children under 5 eat free with each paying adult. Seniors receive a 10% discount. No reservations.

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The Restaurant at Pickwick Landing

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West TN — Join The Restaurant at Pickwick Landing for Thanksgiving lunch or dinner with views of Pickwick Lake on Thanksgiving, November 25th. Lunch will be served from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM and dinner will be served from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Reservations are required for groups of 6 or more. Please call the Lodge at 731-689-3135 to reserve your spot today. Seniors receive a 10% discount.

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The Restaurant at Natchez Trace

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West TN — Join the Restaurant at Natchez Trace for a Thanksgiving feast on November 25th from 11 AM to 7 PM. Choose from favorites such as smoked turkey breast, southern fried catfish, baked ham, dressing, and assorted desserts. Adults eat for $16.95, children 6-12 eat half-priced with each paying adult, and children under 5 eat free with each paying adult. Seniors receive a 10% discount. Reservations for parties of eight or more are required, call 731-968-8176.

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Looking for After Thanksgiving Activities?

Tennessee State Parks is offering FREE After Thanksgiving Day Hikes at parks across the state on Friday, November 26th. Skip the Black Friday shopping and join us on a peaceful stroll or a rugged rambling. We have guided hikes for all ages and abilities and with 56 State Parks to choose from, it's easy to find just the right hike at a park near you.

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