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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Reminds Tennesseans of Danger Posed by Dry Weather

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – With dry conditions, low water levels, and little to no precipitation forecast throughout most of Tennessee for the foreseeable future, the State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds Tennesseans to make fire prevention and fire safety a top priority this fall. 

“Drought conditions are increasing the threat of wildfires in Tennessee counties, specifically those in the eastern portion of the state,” said State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “We urge Tennesseans to heed any burn bans currently activated in their community. By employing just a few basic fire safety precautions, the public can help prevent the devastating loss of life and property.”

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Tennessee State Park Restaurants Celebrate Mother’s Day

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – From a delicious meal at one of Tennessee State Parks’ eight restaurants to an enjoyable nature hike, give Mom a gift she will always treasure.

Mother’s Day is slated for this Sunday, May 8th, and Tennessee State Parks are offering special buffets, discounts on lodging, and fun outdoor activities.

All eight state park restaurants will be serving a delicious Mother’s Day Buffet on Sunday, May 8th.  Buffet selections and prices will vary, ranging from $14.95 to $16.95 (price does not include drink, tax or gratuity). Group reservations are recommended.

Enjoy Mother’s Day at a Tennessee State Park Restaurant.

Enjoy Mother’s Day at a Tennessee State Park Restaurant.

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Tennessee State Parks announces 2016 Vacation Tours

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Tennessee State Parks is offering nine vacation packages in 2016 to suit all types of outdoor enthusiasts and skill levels. Guests can experience guided tours through eight State Parks across Tennessee and several Natural Areas and Wildlife Refuges.

The year’s tours begin with a Winter Waterfall Tour at Fall Creek Falls and South Cumberland State Park on February 22nd-24th. Focusing on the beauty and history of these majestic falls, guests can experience what a winter water wonderland looks like.

The hikes will total roughly seven miles of moderate to strenuous terrain. The cost is $269.00 per person and includes all taxes, gratuities, meals, transportation and lodging at the Fall Creek Falls Inn. Call 800.250.8610 for reservations.

Winter Waterfall Tour at Fall Creek Falls and South Cumberland State Park. (Tennessee State Parks)

Winter Waterfall Tour at Fall Creek Falls and South Cumberland State Park. (Tennessee State Parks)

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Tennessee State Parks offers discount on Standard Inn Rooms

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Come stay at a Tennessee State Park for $59.95 a night at all six state park inns.

Offering modern convenience with scenic views, our state park inns are a calming retreat from the hectic world. Plan a weekend get-away or a mid-week mini vacation. Escape, explore and enjoy your stay.

Reservations must be made and used between June 8th and June 21st, 2015.

Discount room rates available at Tennessee State Park hotels. Reservations must be made by June 21st.

Discount room rates available at Tennessee State Park hotels. Reservations must be made by June 21st.

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Tennessee State Parks’ Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day

 

Written by Shannon Ashford

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Spend less time in the kitchen and more time with friends and family, while surrounding yourself with Tennessee’s natural wonders during this season of thanksgiving. All eight Tennessee State Parks’ restaurants will be open Thursday, November 27th, serving their annual Thanksgiving Day feast.

Thanksgiving turkey and all the traditional trimmings, along with an assortment of desserts, will be available beginning at 11:00am until closing at state park restaurants across Tennessee. Selections will vary depending on location. The price is $15.95 at each location (excluding drink and gratuity). Group reservations are recommended.

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Tennessee Hemlock Conservation Partnership to Offer Assistance to Landowners

 

September 13th workshop will train landowners to protect hemlocks from invasive pest

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – A small aphid-like insect has been devastating majestic hemlock trees in eastern Tennessee and the Cumberland Mountains. Treatments exist to protect these long-lived, tall evergreens. Now private landowners will have an opportunity to learn how to treat and protect their shady hemlock trees themselves.

The Tennessee Hemlock Conservation Partnership will teach the region’s private landowners how to obtain and apply the necessary chemical treatments to fight hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), the insect that threatens hemlocks. A free workshop is scheduled for Saturday, September 13th at Fall Creek Falls State Park in Van Buren County. Treatment location at park and directions will be provided to all who register for the workshop. «Read the rest of this article»

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Celebrate Father’s Day at a Tennessee State Park

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Show dad your appreciation by taking him out for a delicious meal at one of Tennessee State Parks’ restaurants this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15th.

Tennessee State Parks invite you to spend time with family and friends, celebrate dad’s big day and enjoy Tennessee’s natural wonders at one of eight state park restaurants serving a Father’s Day Buffet. Buffet selections and prices will vary, ranging from $14.95 to $17.95. Prices do not include drink, tax or gratuity.

Paris Landing Landing State Park. (Tennessee State Parks)

Paris Landing Landing State Park. (Tennessee State Parks)

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Tennessee State Parks’ Restaurants to Celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 11th

 

Treat Mom at One of Eight State Park Restaurants

Nashville, TN – Treat mom to a special day out at one of eight Tennessee State Park restaurants this Mother’s Day. Enjoy great food in a beautiful setting with your family and friends.

Tennessee State Parks is pleased to announce that all eight state park restaurants will serve a delicious Mother’s Day Buffet on Sunday, May 11th. Buffet selections vary with a wide array of specialties and priced from $14.95 to $15.95 (plus beverages & tax). Group reservations are recommended.

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Fort Campbell’s Outdoor Recreation has Hiking, Biking and Climbing in March

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Enjoy the nicer weather and stay active with these Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs!

Rough & Tough Hiking Tour: Land Between the Lakes, March 8th from 8:00am to 4:00pm. For ages 12 and up. The cost is $30.00 and this includes your transportation. This is the first of a series of hikes designed to get adventurous souls out into some of the most wild and beautiful country in this area. These are strenuous hikes over rough terrain. Registration deadline is 4:00pm on March 6th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks’ Restaurants open Thanksgiving Day

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Tennessee State Park restaurants will be open beginning 11:00am to close November 28th for their annual Thanksgiving Day feast, announced Tennessee State Park officials.

Thanksgiving turkey and all the traditional trimmings, along with an assortment of desserts will be offered. Selections and prices will vary depending on location, ranging from $13.50 to $15.95 (excluding drink and gratuity). Group reservations are recommended. «Read the rest of this article»

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