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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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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers assessing Recreation Facilities flood damage as waters recede

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is assessing damage to recreation facilities at its 10 lakes in the Cumberland River Basin as high waters begin to recede.

Officials are working as conditions allow to determine impacts to public lands, including roadways, recreation areas, facilities and campsites to make sure they are safe ahead of the 2019 recreation season.

High water at Center Hill Lake submerges a pavilion and bathroom at Floating Mill Park in Silver Point, Tennessee, Feb. 25, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is assessing damage to recreation facilities at its 10 lakes in the Cumberland River Basin as high waters recede. (John Malone, USACE)

High water at Center Hill Lake submerges a pavilion and bathroom at Floating Mill Park in Silver Point, Tennessee, Feb. 25, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is assessing damage to recreation facilities at its 10 lakes in the Cumberland River Basin as high waters recede. (John Malone, USACE)

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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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Fort Campbell’s Outdoor Recreation Adventures to have Hiking, Climbing, Canoeing and More in August

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Join Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for some great activities this month! They’ll start the month off with Climbing 101 on August 1st from 5:00pm to 7:30pm.

If you are interested in learning how to rock climb then join for an introduction to the exciting sport of climbing.  This clinic will cover equipment, belay instruction, safety precautions, as well as technique. The cost is $15.00 and you must be at least 12 years old to participate.  Outdoor Rec will provide all equipment needed. Preregistration is required by 4:00pm on July 30th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks Announce Special Winter Rates

 

Offering convenient quality accommodations at an exceptional value

Tennessee State Parks 75th AnniversaryNashville, TN – Tennessee State Parks will offer special winter rates for 360 villas and cabins, along with six state park inns from November 15th, 2012, through March 15th, 2013.

With a state park within an hour’s drive of just about anywhere in Tennessee, families and groups seeking unique recreation opportunities and high-quality accommodations can find the perfect getaway – all at an exceptional value and a bit closer to home. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks Announce Special Winter Rates

 

Offering quality accommodations at an exceptional value, all in your own backyard
 
Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Tennessee State Parks will offer special winter rates for 360 villas and cabins, along with six state park inns from November 1st, 2011, through March 31st, 2012.

With a Tennessee State Park within an hour’s drive of just about anywhere in the state, families and groups seeking unique recreation opportunities and high-quality accommodations can find the perfect getaway – all at an exceptional value and a bit closer to home.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Twenty-One Races Scheduled for 2011-2012 Tennessee State Parks Running Tour

 

Oldest state parks running series in nation to kick off at Rock Island October 8th
 
Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – The 2011-2012 Tennessee State Parks Running Tour will kick off on Saturday, October 8th, at Rock Island State Park outside McMinnville.  The Rock Island 5 Miler is the first of 21 foot races scheduled at different state parks from October through March.
 
In its 33rd season, the Tennessee State Parks Running Tour will highlight a number of parks and regions ranging from Roan Mountain, high in the Appalachian Mountains to Meeman-Shelby, located along the Mississippi River.  Every race begins at 11:00am (local time), allowing time for runners to arrive at the designated starting location and to ensure they enjoy peak daily temperatures during the fall and winter seasons. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting June 11th

 

Tennessee – Make a splash at one of Tennessee State Parks 19 public pools this summer, which are open from Memorial Day through Labor Day – the perfect way to beat the heat!  Not only are our Olympic-sized pools a great summertime treat, they also are a great family value – with a small admission fee for day guests and half-price fees for most cabin, inn or camping guests.

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!

Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!

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Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas National Trails Day Events

 
June 4th, 2011
Tennessee State ParksTennessee – Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas are hosting a variety of hiking opportunities on Saturday, June 4th to celebrate National Trails Day. Whether you want to contribute as a volunteer or just hit the trail as an appreciative user, we welcome you to be part of these events on June 4th.

Trails do more than connect one point to another – they are an invitation, a promise of possibilities. Tennessee State Park trails range from easy, paved trails to rugged backcountry trails to scenic waterways. Some trails are designed for cyclists and mountain bikers. Horseback riding is also welcomed at designated state parks. Discover Tennessee by trail at a state park near you. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks Announce Special Winter Rates

 

Offering quality accommodations at an exceptional value, all in your own backyard

Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Parks are now offering special winter rates for 360 villas and cabins, along with six state park inns from November 1st, 2010, through February 28th, 2011.  With a Tennessee State Park within an hour’s drive of just about anywhere in the state, families and groups seeking unique recreation opportunities and high-quality accommodations can find the perfect getaway – all at an exceptional value and a bit closer to home.

With a Tennessee State Parks special winter discount, park visitors can stay at one of Tennessee’s six state park inns for $49.95 a night (excluding tax). The inn discount may be used seven days a week and applies to both individuals and groups. At participating inns, guests may add the hot breakfast package for an additional $10.00. A 50 percent discount also is being offered for villas and cabins with a two-night minimum stay. The cabin discount is valid Sunday through Thursday only. «Read the rest of this article»

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