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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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Tennessee Tourism releases 2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide

 

2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide has Three Distinct Covers that Showcase Scenic Beauty Across the State

Tennessee Department of Tourist DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development unveiled its official 2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide.

For the first time, the guide features three distinct covers that showcase the breadth of picturesque landscapes across the state, including treasures like Reelfoot Lake State Park in Tiptonville, Machine Falls at Short Springs Natural Area in Tullahoma and Jane Bald at Roan Mountain in Carter County.

2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide now available

2020 Tennessee Vacation Guide now available

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Tennessee State Parks Add Their Own Flavor to Holiday Shopping

 

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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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Tennessee State Parks to Host National Trails Day Events Saturday, June 7th

 

Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park holding Hikes Saturday

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – In conjunction with National Trails Day, Tennessee State Parks will host free, guided hikes on Saturday, June 7th, 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.

“We encourage everyone to join us for the variety of interesting hikes that will be held across the state,” Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill said. “National Trails Day gives individuals and families an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and what nature has to offer.”

Tennessee State Parks to celebrate National Trails Day.

Tennessee State Parks to celebrate National Trails Day.

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Tennessee State Parks Lodging Promotion, Third Night Free

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, 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!

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Tennessee Titans Caravan rolled into Clarksville Tuesday

 

Tennessee TitansClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Titans rolled into Clarksville on Tuesday with linebacker Akeem Ayers; defensive tackle Jurrell Casey; and Mike Keith, the voice of the Tennessee Titans on the second day of the 2013 Titans Caravan. The Caravan stopped in Clarksville at the Lowe’s Drive Krogers.

The second day of the Caravan began with private stops in White Bluff at the White Bluff Elementary School, in Waverly, TN at the Waverly Junior High School, in Camden at the Briarwood Elementary School. Two public stops were also on the agenda for the second day of the Caravan at Clifty Farm Country Ham in Paris, TN and finishing up at the Kroger store stop in Clarksville.

Akeem Ayers and Jurrell Casey visit with young fans at the Lowes Drive Kroger's in Clarksville, TN on Tuesday

Akeem Ayers and Jurrell Casey visit with young fans at the Lowe’s Drive Kroger’s in Clarksville, TN on Tuesday

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Tennessee Titans Paid a Surprise Visit to Clarksville’s Northeast Middle School

 

Bill Larson and Jerry Blessing of the Tennessee Titans contributed to this story

Clarksville, TNFuel Up to Play 60The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System played host to a visit from the Tennessee Titans and Tennessee State Parks at Northeast Middle School on Wednesday as part of the NFL’s Play 60 Initiative.

Designed to tackle childhood obesity, NFL PLAY 60 brings together the NFL’s long-standing commitment to health and fitness with an impressive roster of partner organizations which in Tennessee includes the Tennessee State Parks, American Heart Association of Middle Tennessee and is focused on increasing the wellness of young fans by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes a day.

Jerry Blessing the Tennessee Titans Community Relations Coordinator and Safety Jordan Babineaux talking to the kids at Northeast Middle School

Jerry Blessing the Tennessee Titans Community Relations Coordinator and Safety Jordan Babineaux talking to the kids at Northeast Middle School

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Fort Campbell Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for October

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Get outside and enjoy the Kentucky and Tennessee’s beautiful fall weather! The Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs has plenty of fun-filled activities lined up this October. It starts on October 6th with a Kings Bluff Climbing Trip from 9:00am until 3:00pm.

Did you know that Clarksville has some of the best climbing in Middle Tennessee? Join Outdoor Rec as they venture to Kings Bluff, a scenic 2 mile crag located just 15 minutes from post. Transportation and equipment will be provided. Ages 12 and up are invited to participate and the cost is $35.00 per person.

Please bring appropriate clothing, water, snacks, and a packed lunch. This trip is geared towards beginners so all are welcome!  Preregistration is required by 4:00pm on October 5th. «Read the rest of this article»

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TWRA presents Fishing Proposals for 2013

 

Now Accepting Regulations Comments

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Fisheries Division announced its proposed 2013 fishing regulation changes that will be presented to the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission (TFWC) at its October meeting. The TWRA made the proposals at the August 23rd-24th meeting of the TFWC in Nashville.

The proposals cover a variety of topics including Alabama rigs, skipjack herring, wild trout streams, walleye on Cherokee Reservoir, and bass on Pickwick, Parksville and Cordell Hull reservoirs. Other proposals limit the number of commercial licenses, the addition of new commercial gear, and define waters open to commercial fishing. For a complete list of the proposals, visit the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org. «Read the rest of this article»

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