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Tennessee State Parks

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Big Cypress Tree State Park
Big Hill Pond State Park
Big Ridge State Park
Bledsoe Creek State Park
Booker T. Washington State Park
Burgess Falls State Natural Area
Cedars of Lebanon State Park
Chickasaw State Park
Cordell Hull Birthplace State Historic Park
Cove Lake State Park
Cumberland Mountain State Park
David Crockett Birthplace State Park
David Crockett State Park
Dunbar Cave State Natural Area
Edgar Evins State Park
Fall Creek Falls State Resort Park
Fort Donelson National Battlefield
Fort Loudoun State Historic Park
Fort Pillow State Historic Park
Frozen Head State Natural Area
Harpeth Scenic River and Narrows Historic Area
Harrison Bay State Park
Henry Horton State Resort Park
Hiwassee and Ocoee Rivers State Park
Indian Mountain State Park
Johnsonville State Historic Park
Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park
Long Hunter State Park
Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park
Montgomery Bell State Resort Park
Mousetail Landing State Park
Natchez Trace State Resort Park
Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park
Norris Dam State Park
Old Stone Fort Archeological Park
Panther Creek State Park
Paris Landing State Resort Park
Pickett State Park
Pickwick Landing State Resort Park
Pinson Mounds State Archeological Park
Port Royal State Historic Park
Radnor Lake State Natural Area
Red Clay State Historic Park
Reelfoot Lake State Park
Roan Mountain State Park
Rock Island State Park
Sergeant Alvin C. York Historic Park
South Cumberland Recreational Area
Standing Stones State Park
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
T.O. Fuller State Park
Tims Ford State Park
Warriors Path State Park

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Description - Tennessee currently has 54 State Parks from which to enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities. The Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park is located in downtown Nashville and provides an informative and interesting place to visit. On the other spectrum, the Cumberland Trail State Park is the only park of its kind in the U.S. This park provides an extensive system of trails to travel north-south across the State of Tennessee.

Under the authority of the State Parks is the Hiwassee/Ocoee Rivers State Park. This Park offers whitewater adventures as well as scenic beauty. Other Parks such as the Old Stone Fort and Forts Loudon, Pillow and Donelson hold historical significance, both the founding of our nation and the Civil War. The Meeman-Shelby State Forest offers outdoor recreational activities for those who want to get away from the city.

Attractions - Tennessee currently has 54 State Parks from which to enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities. Many parks are historical sites such as The Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park and the Fort Donelson State Park. Others provide outdoor recreations such as Fall Creek Falls State Park and the Warrior Path State Park. Recreation facilities differ with each property. Please see the State Park description for details.

Recreation - Tennessee's State Parks provide all forms of recreation including hiking, mountain biking, fishing, boating, picnicking, paddling sports, camping, group retreats and viewing historical sites.

Climate - Tennessee has a temperate climate with short, mild winters. The average annual snowfall for the state is 12 inches. Spring comes in early March bringing flowering trees and shrubs, and warmer weather. Spring temperatures average between 45 and 70 degrees F. Summer's full force arrives in the region by mid May, bringing warm weather and higher humidity. Cool fall temperatures bring crisp air and brilliant fall colors. Mid to late October is a good time to visit the region to experience the fall foliage.

Location - Visitors will find the State Parks of Tennessee dispersed throughout all regions of the state.


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Contact Information:
Tennessee State Parks, 401 Church Street, 7th Floor L & C Tower , Nashville, TN, 37243-0446, Phone: 888-TN-PARKS

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Tennessee - This southeastern state is comprised of vast woodlands, wide river valleys and Appalachian highlands. Nashville, the state capital, and Memphis are the two largest cities in the state.

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