Nature & Outdoors
Tennessee is home to breathtaking wildernesses: cliffs, canyons, lush canopies and cold, clear plunge pools, award-winning state parks and the beloved Smokies with its rich heritage. Travelers and locals alike thrill to our awe-inspiring nature, our great outdoors.
Take a journey into Tennessee's rich history and heritage on the Old Tennessee Trail. Over eighty points of interest take you from...Click to Continue
Take a trip across Tennessee and discover--west to east--all things nature, from wildlife areas to impressive greenways. Explore the mighty Mississippi. Look out from panoramic vistas. Play all day in our lakes.
Hit a different kind of trail. Choose Nashville’s Trace or eastern Sunny Side Trail, featuring scenic spots for outdoor adventure, along Tennessee’s beautiful backroads. Take in spectacular waterfalls, spilling from Highland Rim, and take on a paddle down pastoral rivers. Scale the wonderfully wild Cumberland Plateau.
Gallop on horseback, lead a llama through the forest, glide through pristine mountain scenery on a gentle float trip, find a serene swimming spot that spells rejuvenation. Cruise our many marinas, shoot the rapids through spectacular river gorges, fly fish in an incredibly refreshing stream. Bring hiking shoes. Get up early for the sunrise, and watch nature unfold in Tennessee.