Tennessee state parks to host public meetings on park business plans

NASHVILLE –Tennessee State Parks is seeking public input to inform park business plans at a series of community meetings, including three such meetings in the Upper Cumberland. A total of 36 public meetings will be hosted this fall where community members are invited to hear about current and future park improvement projects.

The following meetings at 18 state parks will be hosted on Sept. 20 and 25. All meetings will be held from 5-6 p.m. local time unless otherwise indicated.

Big Cypress Tree State Park Sept. 20
6-7 p.m.
Greenfield Senior Center

100 Akin St.

Greenfield, TN 38230

Big Hill Pond State Park Sept. 20 Park Office/Visitors Center

1435 John Howell Rd.

Pocahontas, TN 38061

David Crockett State Park Sept. 20 Crockett’s Mill Restaurant

1400 West Gaines

Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Dunbar Cave State Park & Port Royal State Park Sept. 20 Dunbar Cave Visitors Center

401 Old Dunbar Cave Rd.

Clarksville, TN 37043

Fort Pillow State Historic Park Sept. 20 Visitors Center/Museum

3122 Park Rd.

Henning, TN 38041

Harpeth River State Park Sept. 20 Pegram Parks and Recreation Building

482 Thompson Rd.

Pegram, TN 37143

Johnsonville State Historic Park Sept. 20 Visitors Center/Museum

90 Nell Beard Rd.

New Johnsonville, TN 37134

Mousetail Landing State Park Sept. 20 Picnic Pavilion

3 Campground Rd.

Linden, TN 37096

Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park Sept. 20 Visitors Center/Museum

460 Ozier Rd.

Pinson, TN 38366

T.O. Fuller State Park Sept. 20

6-7 p.m.

Interpretive Center

1442 Pavilion Dr.

Memphis, TN 38109

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Sept. 25 Park Office/Visitors Center

600 James Robertson Pkwy

Nashville, TN 37243

Bledsoe Creek State Park Sept. 25


Park Office/Visitors Center

400 Zieglers Fort Rd.

Gallatin, TN 37066

Burgess Falls State Park Sept. 25

Noon-1 p.m.


4000 Burgess Falls Dr.

Sparta, TN 38583

Cedars of Lebanon State Park Sept. 25 Cedar Forest Lodge

GPS coordinates: 856-1588 Cedar Forest Rd.

Lebanon, TN 37090

Cummins Falls State Park Sept. 25 Cookeville Environmental Field Office

1221 S. Willow Ave.

Cookeville, TN 38506

Long Hunter State Park Sept. 25 Park Office/Visitors Center

2910 Hobson Pike

Hermitage, TN 37076

Radnor Lake State Park Sept. 25 Park Office/Visitors Center

1160 Otter Creek Rd.

Nashville, TN 37220

Rock Island State Park Sept. 25 Park Office

82 Beach Rd.

Rock Island, TN 38581


Public comments on the proposed plans will be accepted 30 days from the date of each park’s meeting. Comments can be submitted online at https://stateoftennessee.formstack.com/forms/tspbusiness_plans_comment. The current and proposed plans for each park can be viewed at https://tnstateparks.com/about/planning-process.

Meeting information is also listed at https://www.tn.gov/environment/ppo-public-participation/ppo-public-participation/ppo-general.html. Additional meeting dates will be announced soon and updated on this webpage.


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