Edgar Evins State Park welcomes new Park Manager

Left-right: Middle Tennessee State Parks Area Manager Christopher Padgett; Kevin R. Salvilla, Corps of Engineers Center Hill Natural Resource Manager; DeKalb County Mayor Tim Stribling; Park Manager Kenneth Gragg; TDEC Deputy Commissioner of Parks and Conservation Brock Hill; Fount Bertram, Friends of Edgar Evins State Park Front: Amanda Gragg and Amanda and Kenneth’s children

On June 23, 2017, Edgar Evins State Park hosted a Meet the Manager event, welcoming new Park Manager Kenneth Gragg. Gragg officially began his duties on January 19, 2017, after serving nine years at Tims Ford State Park in Winchester, Tennessee.

Gragg hails from Cookeville, Tennessee and graduated from Tennessee Tech in 2006 with a degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Management. In 2017, he graduated from the National Association of State Park Director’s Leadership School.

Edgar Evins State Park is located on the shores of Center Hill Lake in the steep, hilly Eastern Highland Rim. The 6,000-acre park provides many recreational opportunities and accommodations – including a marina and restaurant – on one of the most beautiful reservoirs in Tennessee. For more information, visit http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/edgar-evins.

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