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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 National Guard has successful start of Tennessee Maneuvers 2016

 

Written by Maj. Darrin Haas
Tennessee National Guard Joint Public Affairs Office

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – Maj. Gen. Terry “Max” Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, declared that the opening exercise for Tennessee Maneuvers 2016, the Guard’s largest statewide disaster drill in history, was “a complete success.”

From May 13th-16th, more than 600 Soldiers and 20 units from Tullahoma’s 30th Troop Command completed a series of grueling disaster preparedness exercises throughout Middle Tennessee testing the Guard’s ability to provide military assistance in the event of a catastrophic emergency. Soldiers worked alongside many state and local emergency agencies designed to test the abilities of all involved.

Soldiers of the Tennessee Army National Guard work with a Tennessee State Park Ranger to prepare a crash victim for extraction and transport to an area hospital. This was one of multiple simulated events as part of Tennessee Maneuvers 2016. (Clint Derryberry with Maury County Search and Rescue)

Soldiers of the Tennessee Army National Guard work with a Tennessee State Park Ranger to prepare a crash victim for extraction and transport to an area hospital. This was one of multiple simulated events as part of Tennessee Maneuvers 2016. (Clint Derryberry with Maury County Search and Rescue)

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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 announce Middle Tennessee Events starting October 15th

 

Tennessee – Fall in Tennessee is a glorious time!  Tennessee State Parks have some of the very best events and programs the season has to offer.  Here are just a few state park events in your area, including great opportunities to pay tribute to Autumn!

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 announce Middle Tennessee Events starting July 16th

 

Tennessee – The month of July is National Parks and Recreation Month – the perfect time to get reacquainted with one of the great Tennessee State Parks in the Middle Tennessee area.  From hiking to golfing to swimming – there’s truly something for every age and ability!

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 announce Middle Tennessee Events starting July 1st

 

Tennessee – The Fourth of July is a time for celebration and family fun – and Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of ways to spend Independence Day! Below are just a few great Tennessee State Park events before and after the holiday – so get outdoors and enjoy a state park near you.

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!

Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting June 17th

 

Tennessee – Leave the tie at home this Father’s Day (Sunday, June 19th)! Tennessee State Parks is the perfect setting to spend the day with dad – go for a hike, a swim or play a round of golf – these are just a few of the options available to you at one of our great 53 state parks. 

We also wanted to remind you that Tennessee State Parks’ restaurants will be celebrating Father’s Day. There’s no better way to express your love and appreciation than to take dad out for a delicious buffet. Buffet selections and prices will vary, ranging from $11.50 to $14.95. Price does not include drink, tax or gratuity. Special prices for kids and seniors over 62 are available. Group reservations are recommended. «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!

Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»

 

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 Middle Tennessee Events starting December 31st

 

Tennessee – With just a few more days left in 2010, we wanted to send you a quick reminder about upcoming Tennessee State Park events and New Year’s Eve opportunities!

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!

Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»

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