Indian Mountain Go Green
Indian Mountain State Park has completed the Gold Recognition Level of the TN State Parks Go Green With Us Initiative and Guidelines. The guidelines include multiple areas of environmental sustainability including education and outreach, water conservation, energy efficiency, waste and recycling and much more. Congrats to this park for going above and beyond to be excellent stewards of our natural resources!
The mission of the Tennessee State Parks Go Green With Us program is to preserve and protect our state parks through sustainable park operations, resource conservation, and recycling. Program components cover a diverse array of initiatives, including energy and water conservation through equipment and operations upgrades, recycling programs, projects to enhance ecosystem health, and erosion control, among many others.
- Indian Mountain State Park has installed LED lighting throughout the park, including in the main park office and the campground bathhouse.
- They have also made upgrades to the park office’s windows and doors.
- The park is tracking park-wide energy consumption.
- Park staff host community cleanup days at the park throughout the year, helping to ensure that the park stays clean and that its ecosystem stays healthy.