Our Parks in August

8/5/2021


Summer may be winding down, but the Tennessee State Parks aren't!


This month, try:


  • 8/7 - David Crockett State Park

- Glow in the Park 5K and Back to School 1 Mile Dash

- 5K - $25 (includes 1 glow item and a shirt); $35 to register on race day

- 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

- Proceeds go to the Friends of David Crockett State Park

- For more information and to register, see https://backtoschooldashglowrun.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=11041.

  • 8/8 - Pickwick Landing State Park

- Wildflower identification workshop

- Free, but donations appreciated.

- 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • 8/12 - Johnsonville State Historic Park

- Gypsy Moth survey

- 8:00 a.m. - noon

- Free, but donations appreciated.

- Will include training, and then groups will search for

evidence of Gypsy Moth life stages

- Groups will also provide information to RV visitors

  • 8/14 - Warriors Path State Park

- Hike to Flint Rock

- $5

- 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

- Difficult hike of 8 miles

- Be prepared for rugged terrain, black bears, stinging nettles,

and venomous snakes.

  • 8/20 - Cummins Falls State Park

- 10:00 a.m. to noon

- Snorkeling under Cummins Falls

- $10

- 10 participants maximum; equipment will be provided.

  • 8/28 - Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park

- Beginning spinning wheel

- $25; maximum of 9 people

- 10:00 a.m.

- Learn to make your own yarn for your knitting or crocheting projects.

- Wheels and fiber will be provided.

  • 8/29 - Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park

- CCC Vintage Baseball League Championship Game

- 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

- Free, but donations appreciated.


Maybe I'll see you out there!

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