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Tennessee State Parks Serve Traditional Thanksgiving Meal

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | 09:49am
Enjoy Food, Friends and Family at Eight State Parks this Thanksgiving Day
 
NASHVILLE – Spend less time in the kitchen and more time with friends and family, while surrounding yourself with Tennessee’s natural wonders during this season of thanksgiving. Once again, Tennessee State Park officials are pleased to announce that all eight state park restaurants will be open Thursday, Nov. 24, serving their annual Thanksgiving Day feast.
 
Thanksgiving turkey and all the traditional trimmings, along with an assortment of desserts, will be available beginning at 11 a.m. until closing at state park restaurants across Tennessee. Selections and prices will vary depending on location, ranging from $11.95 to $15.95 (excluding drink and gratuity). Group reservations are recommended.
 
“Thanksgiving is truly a day to reflect on all of the things we appreciate and with a Tennessee State Park
serving as your backdrop – there’s no better place to give thanks,” said Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill.
 
The Tennessee State Park restaurants serving Thanksgiving Day dinner are:
  • Cumberland Mountain State Park.................. (931) 484-7186
  • David Crockett State Park (Lawrenceburg)........ (931) 762-9541
  • Fall Creek Falls State Park........................ (423) 881-5241
  • Henry Horton State Park.......................... (931) 364-2222
  • Montgomery Bell State Park...................... (615) 797-3101
  • Natchez Trace State Park......................... (731) 968-8176
  • Paris Landing State Park.......................... (731) 642-4311
  • Pickwick Landing State Park...................... (731) 689-3135
“Tennessee State Parks also will host several special events around the Thanksgiving holiday, including Cumberland Mountain State Park’s annual Gobbler Gallop 11K, N.B. Forrest State Park’s Lighting of the Knob and several guided hikes at Harpeth River State Park,” added Hill. “These family-friendly events are the perfect way to burn off some of those Thanksgiving Day calories, while having a bit of holiday fun in the process.”
 
Tennessee's 53 state parks offer diverse natural, recreational and cultural experiences for individuals, families, or business and professional groups. State park features range from pristine natural areas to 18-hole championship golf courses. For a free brochure about Tennessee State Parks, call 888-867-2757. For additional information about upcoming events, please visit the website at www.tnstateparks.com.
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