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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 Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs is offering a Rough and Tough Hiking Tour

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Do you love to be outside? If the answer is yes, then you should join Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for the Rough and Tough Hiking Tour.

The Rough and Tough Hiking Tour is a series of hikes designed to get adventurous souls out into some of the most wild and beautiful country in the area.

Outdoor Recreation staff will be leading these long strenuous hikes over rough terrain into remote areas where you will see old-growth trees, waterfalls, caves, cliffs, vistas, and wilderness. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs is offering a Rough & Tough Hiking Tour

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Do you love to be outside? If the answer is yes, then you should join Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for the Rough & Tough Hiking Tour.

The Rough & Tough Hiking Tour is a series of hikes designed to get adventurous souls out into some of the most wild and beautiful country in the area.

Outdoor Recreation staff will be leading these long strenuous hikes over rough terrain into remote areas where you will see old-growth trees, waterfalls, caves, cliffs, vistas, and wilderness. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs offers Rough & Tough Hiking Tour

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Do you love to be outside? If the answer is yes, then you should join Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for the Rough & Tough Hiking Tour.

The Rough & Tough Hiking Tour is a series of hikes designed to get adventurous souls out into some of the most wild and beautiful country in the area.

Outdoor Recreation staff will be leading these long strenuous hikes over rough terrain into remote areas where you will see old-growth trees, waterfalls, caves, cliffs, vistas, and wilderness.

2014 Rough & Tough Hiking Tour

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Nashville Lawn and Garden Show to celebrate International Gardens

 

Operations director from Domaine de Chantilly, France, among the free presenters

Nashville Lawn and Garden ShowNashville, TN – The endless variety of plants and designs found in gardens around the world will be celebrated at the 24th annual Nashville Lawn & Garden Show on Thursday, February 28th, through Sunday, March 3rd, 2013, at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds.

The theme for this year’s show is Jardins du Soleil, French for ‘Gardens of the Sun’, and will feature gardens of internationally inspired designs.

2013 Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

2013 Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

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Tennessee State Natural Areas Program Offers Two Mid-Winter Hikes in Middle Tennessee on January 26th

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, 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»

 

Fall Creek Falls State Park brings in the holidays with Christmas on the Mountain November 30th – December 2nd

 

Tennessee State Parks 75th AnniversaryPikeville, TN – Fall Creek Falls State Park will herald in the holidays with its annual Christmas on the Mountain Celebration, slated for Friday, November 30th through Sunday, December 2nd, at the park’s Inn and Conference Center.

In addition to a number of activities for all ages, the three-day celebration will feature handmade crafts, candies and breads. The Inn will be adorned with holiday decorations and various musical groups and choirs will perform throughout the weekend. «Read the rest of this article»

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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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Outdoor Fun for All Ages in October with ODR

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Just as the temperature starts to cool down the adventures with Outdoor Recreation are heating up. Get ready for an October filled with great outdoor activities the whole Family can enjoy.

Bring your best four-legged friend and join other dog lovers for a Dog Hike around the trails at Outdoor Recreation.  Meet at the Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs lounge on October 2nd at 11:00am. Whether your dog is small or big they will love spending quality time with their owners and making new puppy pals. For the safety of all, dogs must remain on leashes and under control at all times while on this hike. The cost is $2.00 per dog. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fall Creek Falls State Park Announces Mountaineer Folk Festival

 

33rd Annual Event Slated for September 9th-11th

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Fall Creek Falls State Park will host its 33rd Annual Mountaineer Folk Festival September 9th-11th, offering a weekend of traditional music, country cooking, pioneer skills demonstrations and more than 100 craft booths. 

“The festival is a delightful event that celebrates the heritage of the Cumberland Plateau with great music, food and fun for the whole family,” said Stuart Carroll, Fall Creek Falls State Park’s ranger naturalist. “This year’s event promises to be the biggest and best to date, with exciting opportunities for all ages and we encourage everyone to come out and join us.” «Read the rest of this article»

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