Tennessee State Parks Are FREE… Here Are Our Favorite State Parks Near Nashville

Did you know that wherever you are in Tennessee there’s a state park within an hour’s drive?! Good news: ALL Tennessee state parks are now FREE! So, if you haven’t been to one of Tennessee’s state parks in awhile, this is something to add to your Bucket List. See a complete list of Tennessee state parks and which ones are our favorites in Middle Tennessee. Plus other fun things to do in the Nashville area.

Black Bears Run Wild In Cades Cove – Gatlinburg

Black bears aren’t so frightening… at least when they’re way up in the trees! We spotted a mama bear and her cubs up high in a tree at Cades Cove in Gatlinburg, TN. It was incredibly exciting.