Topic: Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas
Nashville, 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 16th.
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 $16.95. Prices do not include drink, tax or gratuity. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee – As you make plans for the coming weekend, consider the recreational quality and outstanding value of Tennessee State Parks. From hiking to swimming to golfing to canoeing – most activities are free and there’s something for every age and ability.
Some upcoming Tennessee State Parks events are: Astronomy Weekends, Youth Fishing Rodeo, Appalachian Heritage Fair and more.
Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!
Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN - In conjunction with National Trails Day, Tennessee State Parks will host free, guided hikes on Saturday, June 1st, encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to participate in several planned activities across the state.
Each state park will host its own special hike, offering a variety of family-friendly activities including historical hikes, educational programming, re-enactments and wildlife watching.
The 110th meeting
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.
The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.
Topic: “Johnsonville, TN: The End of the Line, November 4th, 1864”
Nashville, TN – Starting May 5th, stay two nights at a Tennessee State Park Inn or Cabin between Sunday and Thursday this summer and get a third night free. (You must stay three consecutive nights to qualify for the deal.)
Also, Tennessee State Park restaurants will offer 25 percent off on Tuesdays for those participating in the Lodging Promotion. Yum!
Treat mom to a delicious buffet 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 – a perfect time for family and friends to enjoy great food in a beautiful setting.
Tennessee State Parks is pleased to announce that all eight state park restaurants will be serving a delicious Mother’s Day Buffet on Sunday, May 12th. The buffet will start at 11:00am and continue until closing. Selections at each Park may vary.
The price of the buffet is $14.95. Prices do not include drink, tax, or gratuity. Special prices for kids and seniors over 62 also are available. *Call for more information.
Group reservations are recommended. «Read the rest of this article»
Participants can take advantage of room specials at the Fall Creek Falls Inn
Pikeville, TN – Fall Creek Falls State Park is offering its annual basket-making workshop February 8th-9th, 2013, for participants interested in learning a new craft or refining existing basket-weaving skills.
Participants will learn the basics of basket weaving, with the opportunity to weave a small, wooden-bottom fruit basket on Friday evening and a larger wooden-bottom basket tote on Saturday morning. With more than 25 years of experience, Jim and Nancy Phillips will serve as class instructors. There is a limit of 22 people for this workshop. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee State Natural Areas Program Offers Two Mid-Winter Hikes in Middle Tennessee on January 26th
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Division of Natural Areas will host two guided day hikes at Middle Tennessee natural areas on Saturday, January 26th, including excursions to Short Springs State Natural Area in Coffee County and Virgin Falls State Natural Area in White County.
On the Short Springs hike, hikers will pass beautiful waterfalls on scenic trails. Virgin Falls has one of Tennessee’s best-loved hiking trails. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation launches Tennessee State Parks Recreation “Finder” Portal
New External-Facing GIS Application Offers Unique Mapping Components and Interactive Design
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced today the launch of its new Geographic Information System (GIS)-based site that provides up-to-date interactive maps and information about recreational opportunities at Tennessee State Parks and natural areas.
Plans also are under way to incorporate GIS information about state historical and archaeological sites in the future. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Make plans now to ring in 2013 with a number of special New Year’s Eve celebrations at Tennessee State Parks inns and restaurants, including dinner buffets, holiday room discounts, music and dancing!
New Year’s Eve dinner will be served December 31st at Cumberland Mountain, Montgomery Bell, Paris Landing and Pickwick Landing state parks.
This special dinner will include a variety of entrees, dessert and a select variety of beers, wines and champagne. «Read the rest of this article»
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