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Tennessee State Parks Coronavirus Information, Update

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Tennessee State Parks remain open as we monitor COVID-19 and the impact of coronavirus in our state. We are taking the CDC’s recommended precautions as we work to provide a safe environment for our visitors. 

Day-use Visitors: Our parks remain free to enter and enjoy. One of the benefits of the outdoors is the opportunity to find solitude and relaxation with a hike, jog or bike ride. We are taking the recommended precautions from the CDC to maintain clean and sanitary public spaces (visitor centers, restrooms, etc.). There is a state park within an hour of every Tennessean. Your nearby state park is still open and providing outdoor recreation opportunities.

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Austin Peay State University students tour the West during Spring Break with Govs Outdoors

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Eight Austin Peay-based students traveled west with Govs Outdoors during Spring Break, taking in sights such as the Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest National Park, the Devil’s Bridge and Cathedral Rock trails in Arizona, the Santa Rosa Blue Hole in New Mexico and the Cadillac Ranch in Texas.

Austin Peay State University students who went on the Grand Canyon trip were, from the left, Cody Bricker, Rebecca Thomack, Anaelle Maudet, Annabelle Spencer, Goodwin Brown, Alex Arriaga (on sign), Gwynevere Cardinal and Luis Soto.

Austin Peay State University students who went on the Grand Canyon trip were, from the left, Cody Bricker, Rebecca Thomack, Anaelle Maudet, Annabelle Spencer, Goodwin Brown, Alex Arriaga (on sign), Gwynevere Cardinal and Luis Soto.

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Austin Peay State University Govs Outdoors offers affordable trips to campus, community

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) Govs Outdoors, a program through University Recreation, offers about 10 trips every semester to members of the Foy Fitness & Recreation Center, including Austin Peay students, faculty and staff and members of the surrounding community.

Olivia Salamy, Austin Peay Govs Outdoors trip leader, led a trip in December to Indian Grave Point Caves near Lebanon, Tennessee.

Olivia Salamy, Austin Peay Govs Outdoors trip leader, led a trip in December to Indian Grave Point Caves near Lebanon, Tennessee.

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Tennessee State Parks Add Their Own Flavor to Holiday Shopping

 

Tennessee State Parks

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Tennessee State Parks is encouraging shoppers this holiday to support conservation efforts through making a seasonal toast with their coffee roast or by spreading some cheer with their beer. A portion of the sales of the “State Parks Coffee” and the “State Park Blonde Ale” support the Tennessee State Parks Conservancy, a nonprofit partner of the state parks system.

The state parks have joined Just Love Coffee on three flavors branded as Tennessee State Parks varieties – Earthy Blueberry for West Tennessee, Chocolate Raisin for Middle Tennessee, and Smoky Blueberry for East Tennessee.

Give Loved Ones a Tennessee State Park Gift Card for Christmas.

Give Loved Ones a Tennessee State Park Gift Card for Christmas.

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All Golf Carts at Tennessee State Park Courses Are Now Electric

 

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has officially transitioned all of its 650 golf carts at the nine Tennessee State Park courses from gas to electric.

The switch will result in an estimated savings of $80,000 per year, prevent the release of approximately 350,000 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions per year and enhance the golfing experience by reducing the noise associated with gas-powered carts.

Tennessee State Park Gold Courses have all switched to Electric Golf Carts.

Tennessee State Park Gold Courses have all switched to Electric Golf Carts.

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Montgomery Bell State Park will hold Nature Hike on National Trails Day, June 3rd

 

Tennessee State ParksBurns, TN – Montgomery Bell State Park will celebrate National Trails Day on June 3rd, 2017 with a Nature Hike.

Montgomery Bell park staff will take you for an easy one mile hike and learn about the history and nature of this beautiful park.

This event is free.

Everyone will meet at Montgomery Bell State Park office.

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Montgomery Bell State Park to hold Train History Festival January 21st & 22nd

 

Tennessee State ParksBurns, TN – This Saturday and Sunday, January 21st and 22nd, 2017, Montgomery Bell State Park will hold the annual Train History Festival at the Inn & Conference Center.

The event begins 9:30am and the show closes at 4:00pm.

Come out and see model trains and learn about train history. Learn about trains and their significance in history and parks.

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Montgomery County Assessor of Property Erinne Hester becomes Certified Public Administrator

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Assessor of Property Erinne Hester was recently designated as a Certified Public Administrator by The University of Tennessee County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) at a Capstone Event held at Montgomery Bell State Park.

To be designated a Certified Public Administrator; one must complete 80 credit hours in the County Officials Certificate Training Program (COCTP).

Montgomery County Assessor of Property Erinne Hester

Montgomery County Assessor of Property Erinne Hester

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University of Tennessee honors Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson as Certified Public Administrator

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The University of Tennessee honored Sheriff John Fuson as a Certified Public Administrator at a Capstone event at Montgomery Bell State Park.

To achieve the designation, a participant must complete 80 credit hours in the County Officials Certificate Training Program (COCTP). The program is administered by the UT County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) and is available to every county official and county employee in the state.

UT designates Sheriff John Fuson as Certified Public Administrator

UT designates Sheriff John Fuson as Certified Public Administrator

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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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