In support of Governor Lee’s Executive Order 23, we have made the difficult decision to close Tennessee State Parks. This closure is effective April 4, 2020 and running through April 14, 2020. Visit our Keeping Visitors Healthy page for more info.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFO: Please note swimming or wading is not permitted downstream of the Powerhouse at any time, regardless of water releases. Check TVA’s website for water release information and dam safety data at: www.tva.gov/Environment/Lake-Levels/Great-Falls.
Please read the text below about the Caney Fork River Gorge and Safety Information prior to visiting the park.
In the interest of public health, Tennessee State Parks are cancelling all park-hosted events from March 16 to April 15, 2020. Parks remain open to visitors at this time. For more information about event cancellations and our efforts to protect visitors and staff, please visit our Keeping Visitors Healthy page.