Fall colors are slowly nearing their peak, and the temperatures have been very mild for enjoying the outdoors in Tennessee. Pickett State Park offers a scenic alternative to the busy (and temporarily closed) National Park areas. Our family recently returned to quiet Pickett State Park, with its miles of easy trails, tranquil boating and impressive […]
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Hike to Laurel Falls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Moderately family friendly hike, although it is essential to stay on the trails and there are some drop-offs.
Experienced hikers can discover more than 50 miles of trails and backcountry camping opportunities at East Tennessee’s Frozen Head State Park & Natural Area. Families with young children can find playgrounds and short one or two mile hiking paths, as well. The park is in Wartburg, accessible by weekend drive from Nashville, Knoxville or Lexington. […]