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Fall Family Hiking Outdoors at Pickett State Park

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 […]

Continue Reading By on October 19, 2013 in Appalachia, family, outdoors

Fall Family Hiking Destination

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. […]

Continue Reading By on October 23, 2011 in Appalachia, family, green, natural, outdoors