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.
|PARK||MEETING DATE||MEETING LOCATION|
|Big Cypress Tree State Park||Sept. 20
|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
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
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.