Discover Tennessee’s natural, cultural and historic heritage. Our state parks offer diverse and varied natural landscapes, family-friendly recreational activities, affordable and varied lodging accommodations, volunteer opportunities and hundreds of interpretive programs and events.
Tennessee State Parks are open to the public seven days a week, year-round. There is no access fee charged, although there may be fees associated with certain activities.
From the cypress swamps of the Mississippi River at Meeman-Shelby Forest to the rugged ridge tops and waterfalls of Fall Creek Falls to the majestic mountains of Roan Mountain we look forward to seeing you. Make your plans now to have Fun and Adventure, Naturally!
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Be a part of the largest single-day trails and outdoor celebration in the country. From a family-friendly scavenger hunt at Johnsonville in the west, to an extreme hiking adventure at Rocky Fork in the east, Tennessee State Parks are leading the way for National Trails Day.Learn More
Looking for something different? Take a different path. See Tennessee from a new angle, on the water. These one-of-a-kind floating tours feature some of our most scenic waterways. Paddle, play and learn more about the beauty and significance of these special destinations.Learn More
Our cozy cabins are ideal for a spur of the moment weekend get-away, a quiet oasis in a world of nature. Stay at select parks between May 15 through June 7, 2015 (Excluding May 23, 24, 25) and receive 25% off. Escape, explore and enjoy your stay.Learn More
The full Tennessee State Parks brochure is available for download in PDF format. (971kb)Download Now