Tennessee State Parks

312 Rosa L Parks Ave William R Snodgrass Tennessee Tower
Nashville TN  37243

Phone: (615) 532-0001

Tennessee State Parks

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!


Tennessee's 56 state parks and 85 natural areas offer diverse natural, recreational and cultural experiences for individuals, families and groups.

Tennessee State Parks and Locations

West TN Parks:
Big Cypress Tree, Greenfield
Big Hill Pond, Pocahontas
Chickasaw, Henderson
Fort Pillow, Henning
Meeman-Shelby, Millington
N.B. Forrest, Eva
Natchez Trace, Wildersville
Paris Landing, Buchanan
Pickwick L

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Business Information


Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Government Organization, School, State Park

Hours

Mon: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tue: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wed: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thu: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm



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Past Events

State Natural Areas Week

State Natural Areas Week
12:00 am - 04/07/2018

At Tennessee State Parks

Make plans to celebrate Tennessee's 85 natural areas during State Natural Areas Week. Check out the ticket URL link to find a list of free and paid naturalist-led...

Spring Hikes

Spring Hikes
06:00 am - 03/24/2018

At Tennessee State Parks

Register today for one of the free, ranger-led hikes at all 56 state parks to celebrate the coming of spring. Our annual Spring Hike is a great opportunity to...

2018 Winter Waterfall Tour

2018 Winter Waterfall Tour
01:00 pm - 02/19/2018

At Tennessee State Parks

Join State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath and Ranger Cara Alexander on a three-day, two-night exploration of some of our most beautiful state waterfalls. This outdoor...

New Year's First Day Hikes

New Year's First Day Hikes
06:01 pm - 12/31/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

What is your New Year's resolution? Begin the New Year right. Make a #resolutiontohike and connect with the outdoors with Tennessee State Parks. We're offering...

After Thanksgiving Day Hikes

After Thanksgiving Day Hikes
12:01 am - 11/24/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

For many of us, the forest is a place of refuge. It’s a place to regroup and recharge. It’s a place we improve our health. It’s a place to remember that we...

National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day
07:00 am - 09/30/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

We're offering free, ranger-led hikes at all 56 of our parks to celebrate our love for public lands. Join us on this hike series hosted by the National Environmental...

Total Eclipse in the Park - August 21, 2017

Total Eclipse in the Park - August 21, 2017
12:00 pm - 08/21/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the sun will sweep across the United States from approximately noon until 3:00 PM (Central Time). This is the first...

Summer Swimming Hole Tour - SOLD OUT

Summer Swimming Hole Tour - SOLD OUT
02:00 pm - 07/14/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

Join State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath as we explore some of the most beautiful swimming holes in our state parks on this hiking and swimming adventure, featuring...

Junior Ranger Camps

Junior Ranger Camps
04:00 pm - 07/06/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

The Junior Ranger Program offers children, ages six through 14, a fresh look at the world around them! Inspiring a love of nature and the outdoors, camps open the...

Fourth of July Celebrations

Fourth of July Celebrations
07:00 am - 07/01/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

Looking for somewhere to celebrate this Independence Day? Our parks are offering events the weekend before and the day of July 4th. Come celebrate with us as we...

TN Promise Saturday Volunteer Opportunity

TN Promise Saturday Volunteer Opportunity
07:00 am - 06/24/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

**Pre-registration is required** Tennessee State Parks and State Natural Areas are offering a variety of volunteer events across the state on June 24 to help TN...

Junior Ranger Camps

Junior Ranger Camps
04:00 pm - 06/22/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

The Junior Ranger Program offers children, ages six through 14, a fresh look at the world around them! Inspiring a love of nature and the outdoors, camps open the...

Junior Ranger Camps

Junior Ranger Camps
04:00 pm - 06/08/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

The Junior Ranger Program offers children, ages six through 14, a fresh look at the world around them! Inspiring a love of nature and the outdoors, camps open the...

National Trails Day Hike

National Trails Day Hike
07:00 am - 06/03/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

Join us for free, ranger-led hikes at all 56 state parks as we celebrate National Trails Day! Since 1993, the American Hiking Society has set aside the first Saturday...

Junior Ranger Camps

Junior Ranger Camps
04:00 pm - 05/31/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

The Junior Ranger Program offers children, ages six through 14, a fresh look at the world around them! Inspiring a love of nature and the outdoors, camps open the...

Mother's Day Dining Specials

Mother's Day Dining Specials
07:00 am - 05/14/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

We invite you to celebrate your mom this Mother's Day with a special dining experience. Surround her with the scenic beauty of Tennessee's outdoors and enjoy a meal...

Easter at the Parks

Easter at the Parks
07:00 am - 04/15/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

Looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors during the Easter holiday weekend? Whether you want a place to share a meal, an egg hunt for the kids, or to spend some time...

(SOLD OUT) Window Cliffs Grand Opening Hike

(SOLD OUT) Window Cliffs Grand Opening Hike
12:00 pm - 04/07/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

This event is sold out. However, the natural area will be open daily after the grand opening on April 7th. While this hike is sold out, natural areas and park staff...

Intro to Camping

Intro to Camping
05:00 pm - 04/01/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

Let our expert staff guide you in the proper way to choose a campsite, pitch your tent, build your campfire, and relax on an adventure. We understand learning to...

First Day Hikes

First Day Hikes
12:00 am - 01/01/2017

At Tennessee State Parks

Let's make a resolution to kick off the New Year with a walk in the woods. We're offering over 50 different guided hikes to help you start your year off the right...

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