State Parks

You can’t go far in Tennessee without passing one of our 54 state parks. Explore all these natural beauties have to offer, from historic sites to breathtaking vistas.

Miles and miles of roads and trails less traveled await you Tennessee’s state parks. Let the variety of landscapes and activities amaze you.

Peek from the peaks at House Mountain State Natural Area, known for its huge sandstone boulders, its wide variety of bird and plant life, and for spectacular views from its two peaks. Study Big Cypress Tree State Park, the bottomland hardwood and bald cypress forest that occur along old river meanders and the channelized Middle Fork of the Obion River. Witness the powerful 136-foot cataract waterfall and the steep gorge cut by rapids in Burgess Falls State Natural Area.


Over eighty miles of navigable water for paddlers to ply await you at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. And, shake hands with names like Wolf RiverStinging ForkSavage Gulf and Buzzard Point, all places where you can while away a day or a week, enjoying the refreshing Tennessee outdoors.

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Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park Cordell Hull Birthplace State ParkByrdstown Paris Landing State Park Paris Landing State ParkBuchanan Burgess Falls State Park Burgess Falls State ParkSparta Pickwick Landing State  Park Pickwick Landing State ParkPickwick Dam Standing Stone State Park Standing Stone State ParkHilham Pickett State Park Pickett State ParkJamestown Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State ParkDelano Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area Sycamore Shoals State Historic AreaElizabethton Roan Mountain State Park Roan Mountain State ParkRoan Mountain Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park Davy Crockett Birthplace State ParkLimestone Norris Dam State Park Norris Dam State ParkRocky Top Cedars of Lebanon State Park Cedars of Lebanon State ParkLebanon Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Bicentennial Capitol Mall State ParkNashville Reelfoot Lake State Park Reelfoot Lake State ParkTiptonville Fort Pillow State Historic Park Fort Pillow State Historic ParkHenning
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