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Parks with On-Going Volunteer Work Days

Cedars of Lebanon State Park

Cedars of Lebanon State Park hosts volunteer days on the first Saturday of each month. Volunteers opportunities include trail maintenance, grounds keeping, painting, trash removal, construction of simple structures, and removal of invasive species. 

Henry Horton State Park

On the first Saturday of every month from 8:00 AM to noon, Henry Horton State Park offers an fun opportunity to give back to the park. Opportunities include maintaining and building new trails, litter cleanups and more. 

Johnsonville State Historic Park

Johnsonville State Historic Park offers thematic volunteer days throughout the year including Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Civil War Trust Park Day, Memorial Day Crockett Cemetery Cleanup, National Trails Day, and National Public Lands Day. 

Panther Creek State Park

Join park staff on the second Saturday of every month for Volunteer Day. From 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM we improve trails, clean up litter, and beautify our wonderful State Park! 

Radnor Lake State Park and Natural Area

Every fourth Saturday of each month (except December) is Volunteer Day. Participate in trail work, exotic plant removal and other park projects. 

Rocky Fork State Park

Rocky Fork State Park hosts a monthly Volunteer Day on the 3rd Saturday of every month (except December).

Seven Islands State Birding Park

Every third Saturday of each month is Volunteer Day at Seven Islands. Participants assist park staff with trail maintenance and improvements, exotic plant management, and various other park projects that are underway.  

T.O. Fuller State Park

Please join us the second Saturday of each month at 9:45 to 11:45 AM CT, for various projects around the park. Volunteer projects could include trash removal, painting, construction of simple structures, and protecting the native butterfly garden by removing invasive plant species. 

Other Volunteer Days

2018 Weed Wrangle - March 3

Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas has partnered with The Garden Club of Nashville and Invasive Plant Control, Inc (IPC) to participate in Weed Wrangle® 2018. Weed Wrangle® is a nation-wide clean-up event dedicated to ridding Tennessee of non-native plant species. On Saturday, March 3, 2018, volunteers from across the state will be helping to eradicate invasive plants in public spaces. Our intent as stewards of the environment is to support our partners in their commitment to removing invasive plants throughout Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas. LEARN MORE


2018 TN Promise Saturday - June 23

Tennessee State Parks offer two statewide TN Promise Saturdays which offer a variety of volunteer events to help TN Promise Scholars log community service hours required to meet their scholarship commitments. It’s a great opportunity for TN Promise Scholars to improve a state park, bank volunteer service hours while having a little bit of fun at the same time. LEARN MORE. 

National Public Lands Day - September 29

Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas have been strong supporters of National Public Lands Day in the past and their participation continues again this year. Help us celebrate this annual day of caring for shared lands. LEARN MORE about variety of volunteer stewardship projects and activities at Tennessee State Parks.