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Cedars of Lebanon State Park © Amelia Booth
Norris Dam State Park The Old Grist Mill © Maria Trigo
The Grist Mill located in the Norris Dam State Park. Open to Visitors.
Cherokee National Forest Roan Mtn © Jim Oakley
Cherokee National Forest Flame Azalea © Jim Oakley
Round Bald at Roan Mtn
Old Stone Fort State Park Faces in Unlikely Places © Tim Gillahan
I captured this single long exposure shot while I was on a state park adventure on 06/19/2015. Me and my fiance had been hiking most of the day, so we decided to take a break in this spot. I sat and enjoyed the view, reminiscing about life and my future. I noticed that there was some foam floating around in the water. At that point, it was almost sunset, so I set up my camera and tripod and captured some long exposures of this scene, knowing the effect it would give. One thing that I didnt notice at first was the face in the water. In fact, the face is sort of reminiscent of E.T. off of one of my favorite classics. When things like this happen, it brings me peace of mind that photography is my destiny.
Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park Cabins © Cindy Kryscio
A look at the rental cabins across the water.
Mockingbird ©
Afternoon Hike ©
Picnic Table ©
It is always a great day for a picnic in the park.
Small Boy Fishing ©
Gone fishin.
Cool Swim ©
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32 State Parks
 • 10 State Forests
 • 3 State Scenic Rivers

3 State Natural Areas
 • 3 State Wildlife Management Areas
 • 2 National Parks

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 • National Historic Site
 • National Historic Park

9 National Wildlife Refuges

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Tennessee Parks Visitor Reviews
8/23/2023 5:05:58 AM Indian Boundary Campground by Jack_S
review rating - 1 to 5 stars Excellent - Only negatives, no wi-fi, no cell service. Loved it...Been back 4 times..
9/5/2022 3:08:01 AM Montgomery Bell State Park by Loura_P
review rating - 1 to 5 stars -
5/21/2022 9:49:49 AM Pickwick Landing State Park by corinne_m
review rating - 1 to 5 stars awesome - Visited 8 State parks between Wisconsin and Mississippi and Pickwick Landing was the cleanest The staff were polite and knowledgeable about the park. Very nice place. some sites you need to level because you are in the hills of Tennessee. Will be telling all about this State Park
10/18/2020 6:50:58 AM Burgess Falls State Natural Area by STUARTLITTLE963
review rating - 1 to 5 stars Spectacular falls - One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Tenn. The entire trail parallels the water. Multiple cascades lead to the grandaddy of them all. A must see if in the area. I would rank the trail easy when compared to others I have been on.
9/5/2020 8:24:07 AM Virgin Falls State Natural Area by LaTia Raper
review rating - 1 to 5 stars Family Fun Memories Made - Wow What a well kept hiking ground The overflow of growing mushrooms to the fluttering butterflies in the breeze, this incredible trail is definitely my most favorite. Happy hiking yall
review rating - 1 to 5 stars Water gone before fishing began - Water drained from impoundments before refuge was even open to fish. Look forward to bank fishing every year. But with no running water, fishing is going to be poor . NOT HAPPY
10/29/2019 11:36:16 AM Roaring River State Scenic River by Marty Whalen
review rating - 1 to 5 stars Camp Host left a huge mess - The camp host for Roaring River abandoned a car there and left a huge pile of trash that animals are hauling all over the park. While he was there, the host continually trashed the area leaving a real eye sore for our school children to observe. Is this how we honor our state
review rating - 1 to 5 stars Very bad management - Whoever allowed small game hunting during deer season needs to reconsider there decision. You cant do both sucessfully. What was once a great place to hunt has now been totally ruined. After 13 years of hunting here Im actually sad about having to leave but I will never hunt here again and wont recommend it to anyone. I will in fact do the opposite. This isnt the last time I will address this either.
2/24/2018 5:21:33 PM Dunbar Cave State Park by Margie wallace Williamson
review rating - 1 to 5 stars - in 1940 I lived in clarsville, there was a swimming pool there,I was 10 yrs old. When we got hot we went to mouth of the cave.We spent many happy times at Dunbar Cave, good memories.I am no 87yrs. old.
8/28/2017 2:50:17 PM Fort Pillow State Park
review rating - 1 to 5 stars Camping Fort Pillow State Historic Park - full hook ups, everything is new and redone, please add this to the description
8/21/2017 4:03:34 PM Bledsoe Creek Camping State Park by Gloria S
review rating - 1 to 5 stars Perfect place to experience Totality - Cudos to staff for their organization on Eclipse day. I came from Houston and the park was the perfect place to hike before the eclipse and absolutely the perfect place to watch it.
4/1/2017 3:19:09 PM Cedars of Lebanon State Park by mike smith
review rating - 1 to 5 stars first park i remeber visiting.. - we lived just 3 miles south of the park on summit hill rd in 65- 67 we used to go there quite often in fact the last time I remember there there were the log fences in the picnic areas which are still there.
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