Friends of Fall Creek Falls State Park, Inc.
A non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving the natural and
cultural riches of the park.

  • Friends of Fall Creek Falls State Park, Inc

  • Route 3 Box 300 Pikeville, TN 37367 (423) 881-5708 The Friends of Fall Creek Falls State Park, Inc

  • Friends of Fall Creek Falls is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving the natural and cultural riches of Fall Creek Falls State Park

  • Tennessee's Largest state park, with over 22, 000 acres, Fall Creek Falls State Park offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the South

  • Over half the park is designated a natural area wilderness

  • Numerous spectacular water falls and streams grace the park

  • Renowned Civil War genre painter, Gilbert Gaul, worked from his homesite within the present boundary of the park

  • The purpose of the 'Friends' organization is to foster conservation and educational efforts in support of Fall Creek Falls State Park, and to assist the Park in its efforts to better preserve and protect its existing land resources

  • We encourage you to join us in our efforts to assist Fall Creek Falls State Park by becoming a member of our organization

  • You will receive a quarterly newsletter which will keep you up on scheduled Friends and park events, a 20% discount on gift shop items, and an opportunity to serve in various ways

    Pikeville, Tennessee Bed and Breakfast Inn - Fall Creek Falls Bed ...
    A new country manor home located one mile north of the entrance to Fall Creek
    Falls State Resort Park.

    Gunpowder Falls State Park
    Includes park features, directions, and reservation form.

  • | Gunpowder Falls State Park Gunpowder Falls State Park (nearly 18, 000 acres in Harford and Baltimore Counties) was established to protect the stream valleys of the Big and Little Gunpowder Falls and the Gunpowder River, which begins at Days Cove where the Big and Little Gunpowders converge

  • A variety of topography exists in this long, narrow park, from tidal marshes and wetlands to steep, rugged slopes

  • The park features excellent trout fishing opportunities, as well as other freshwater and tidal fishing areas

  • Park areas include Hereford Area, along York Rd

  • in Parkton; the NCR Trail which extends from Ashland to the Pennsylvania line; the Central Area which extends from Baldwin to Days Cove along both river valleys and includes the historic village of Jerusalem; the Hammerman Area which is located in Chase near the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Grace Quarters Road and offers a swimming beach on the Gunpowder River; and Dundee Creek Marina, also located in Chase which offers boat launching, rowboat rental, fuel and a marina store

  • Maps of specific park areas are available at park headquarters

  • The Gunpowder Currents , a semi-annual calendar of events and programs, is also available upon request from the park

    TPWD: McKinney Falls State Park
    Includes history, schedules, tours and events, maps, camping, and visitor information.
    Located in south Austin.

  • McKinney Falls State Park Links: ( 124.8 KB ) You can also make, or Parks & Historic Sites - Anchor Links: McKinney Falls State Park 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway Austin, TX 78744 512/243-1643 History: McKinney Falls State Park in Travis County, in south Austin, is a 744.4-acre park acquired in 1970 from private donation and opened to the public in 1976

  • The headquarters of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are near this location

  • The park is named for Thomas F

  • Activities: Preserved in the park are the ruins of his trainer's cabin and the stabilized ruins of his own homestead

  • McKinney and the history of the park's land use is interpreted in the Smith Visitor Center

  • Tours: There are various types of interpretive tours with a fee charged per person; contact the park for specific information/reservations

  • Volunteer: For information on Volunteer Opportunities here contact the Park or the Friends of McKinney Falls State Park (5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy

  • Facilities: Park facilities include screened shelters with bunk beds (no mattresses); 84 campsites with water and electricity; walk-in water sites (200 yards in with a picnic table, a fire ring, a grill, and water in area); picnic sites; an interpretive hiking trail, approximately 3/4 mile long; 3.5 miles of paved trails; 4 miles of multi-use trails for hiking and mountain biking; an interpretive center with an exhibit room and audiovisual room; a sponsored youth group camping area; a dining hall (capacity 75) may be rented for day use


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    TPWD: Ft. Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek ...
    Location, attractions and historical information available. Contact information

  • Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway Links: ( 440.8 KB )

  • You can also make, or Parks & Historic Sites - Anchor Links: Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway 228 State Park Road 61 Jacksboro TX 76458 940/567-3506 History: Ft

  • Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway, located northwest of Fort Worth in Jack County, contains 454.16 acres

  • There is a trail head at Fort Richardson State Historical Park and a trail head on Lost Creek Reservoir

  • The Lost Creek trail was funded through the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act, with Texas Parks and Wildlife, the City of Jacksboro and Jack County as partners and shared in the matching funds for this grant program

  • It travels through the park with many shaded areas of pecan and oak trees

  • Area Attractions: Nearby attractions include, and, Jack County Museum, Lake Jacksboro and (both within 4 miles of the park), the City of Wichita Falls, and the Fort Worth/Dallas metroplex area

  • Fishing is allowed in the 8-acre Quarry Lake located by park headquarters

    Silver Creek Falls State Park/Oregon Offbeat(s) Network
    Review of Silver Creek Falls State Park.

    Descriptions of Middle Tennessee recreational areas, including photographs and

    Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
    Listing of outdoor recreation opportunities and programs as well as information
    about State Parks and Historic sites in Georgia, from Georgia Department of ...

  • ZIP SEARCH: While everything else changes, Georgia's State Parks remain true to nature

  • In 1931, Indian Springs and Vogel became Georgia's first state parks, creating one of the oldest park systems in the nation

  • Learn how our parks got their beginning, spend a fun weekend at one of our, browse vintage photos, shop for limited-edition merchandise at, and much more

  • Become a member of the Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites and enjoy preserving Georgia's natural beauty and historic resources for generations to come through more than 20 chapters across the state

  • To accommodate the growing number of visitors who travel with their dogs, our parks now offer a limited number of Fido-Friendly Cottages

  • All 30 state parks that offer rental cottages have at least one cottage that allows dogs

  • Benefits

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    Amicalola Falls State Park
    Site mostly describing the park and local area, located in Dawson County, Georgia.

  • Amicalola Falls State Park County: City: Dawsonville Amicalola

  • Our journey to Amicalola Falls State Park begins heading east from Jasper, Georgia, north and west of

  • Amicalola Falls The winter and early spring are the best time to view the falls, although they are impressive year-round After a quick stop at Burt's Pumpkin Farm, it's across the street to the entrance of the park

  • We turn left on the Amicalola Falls Lodge Road which begins climbing immediately and a steep mile later the upper falls parking is to the right

  • The road follows the ridge line past this parking to the 57-room Amicalola Lodge

  • Parking on the west side of the falls is limited, however, an expansive overflow parking area is available on the east side

  • My position was such that I had a perfect view of the entire Fall The Steam is Called Um-ma-eolola from the Fall (Sliding Water) When the was rerouted to end at Springer Mountain the park began to serve as the access point for hikers

  • From the park, Springer is just over 8 miles using the Hardwoods dominate the local forest

  • Limited parking is available at the trailhead (at the visitors center), but parking along the road to the base augments it

    TN Golf Trail: The Traditionals: Fall Creek Falls
    An 18-hole state park course in the forested woodlands of the Cumberland Plateau
    between Spencer and Pikeville.

  • Park Weather Tees Yardage Rating Slope BLUE 6669 71.6 127 WHITE 6391 71.6 124 GOLD 6051 68.9 119 RED 4417 78.2 114 Fall Creek Falls lodging Fall Creek Falls State Park offers 20 two-bedroom cabins (sleeping eight), 10 three-bedroom villas (sleeping ten), a group lodge sleeping 100 and a group lodge consisting of 2 buildings, each sleeping 22

  • The park also offers an inn popular for its comfortable family vacation and conference accommodations with Southern hospitality

  • For more on this park's lodging and other amenities, Fall Creek Falls dining The restaurant at Fall Creek Falls serves Southern-style cuisine at affordable prices

  • Catering is available throughout the park

  • 3 Box 300 | Pikeville, TN 37367-9803 423-881-5706 Directions: | Fall Creek Falls State Park is home to one of the most challenging 18-hole layouts carved out of the densely forested woodlands of the Cumberland Plateau

  • Accommodations Fall Creek Falls State Park offers several overnight options including inn rooms, cabins and RV campsites

  • The park features 20 two-bedroom cabins which can sleep eight and 10 three-bedroom villas which can sleep ten

    Mountain log cabin rentals. Fall Creek Falls, Tennessee
    Several modern luxury cabins available for vacation rental, near Fall Creek Falls
    State Park.

  • Grandview Cabin Rentals Luxury Cabin Rentals at Fall Creek Falls State Park Beautiful Mountain Country Resort offering Fully Furnished Luxury Log Cabin Rentals adjacent to Fall Creek Falls State Resort Park (Most visited State Park in Tennessee) COME TO CUMBERLAND PLATEAU FOR A GREAT MOUNTAIN VACATION IN TENNESSEE ALL OF OUR CABINS ARE LOCATED ON OUR GOLF COURSE Tennessee Vacation Log Cabin Rentals at Fall Creek Falls State Park, TN 'PERFECT GET-AWAY FOR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS' COME FOR THE FALL FOLIGAGE OR HOLIDAYS If you are looking for the quiet relaxing get-a-way in the mountains of Tennessee, today at Grandview Cabin Rentals

  • Our cabins are located in a gated golf resort community on the Cumberland Plateau, adjacent to the Fall Creek Falls State Resort Park, the most visited state park in Tennessee

  • Tennessee Vacation Log Cabin Rentals at Fall Creek Falls State Park, TN Extraordinary Lodging, Competitive Prices, Friendly Service We offer one of the most distinctive mountain vacation experiences in this region of Tennessee, and you'll be able to enjoy it for a price well within a modest vacation budget

  • Offering a Wide Range of Comforts and Amenities Fully Furnished with Everything You Need For A Complete Vacation Just Bring Your Food and Relax Located Adjacent to Fall Creek Falls State Resort Park : Park Amenities Include: Golf Hiking Trails Swimming Pool Canoeing Paddle Boats Bicycle Trails Natural Swimming Areas Fishing Restaurant Tennessee Vacation Cabin Rentals at Fall Creek Falls State Park, TN Come Stay with Us Today at Our Mountain Cabin Resort! (423) 881-5648 To learn more about GrandView Village Golf Resort,

    Riversports Adventure Racing
    Adventure Races in Pickett State Park.


    McArthur-Burney Falls State Park
    910 acres of forest and five miles of streamside and lake shoreline, including
    a portion of Lake Britton. The park's centerpiece is the 129-foot Burney Falls.

  • Related Links Adventure No.146 McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial SP State Park The park is within the Cascade Range and Modoc Plateau natural region, with forest and five miles of streamside and lake shoreline, including a portion of Lake Britton

  • The park's centerpiece is the 129-foot Burney Falls, which is not the highest or largest waterfall in the state, but possibly the most beautiful

  • Burney Creek originates from the park's underground springs and flows to Lake Britton, getting larger along the way to the majestic falls

  • The park's landscape was created by volcanic activity as well as erosion from weather and streams

  • Within the park, the water emerges as springs at and above Burney Falls, where it flows at 100 million gallons every day

  • Location-Directions The park is northeast of Redding, six miles north of Highway 299 on Highway 89 near Burney

  • Special Events On the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend, the park hosts Heritage Day, featuring demonstrations and recreations of activities and crafts common to people during the late 19th century

  • Hiking There are five miles of hiking trails winding through the park's evergreen forests

    Rumbling Falls- Into The Void
    Information on Rumbling Falls Cave with a photo gallery and conservation efforts.

  • Dry Fork Creek flows past Spencer, Tennessee, through Rumbling Falls Cave, and then into Fall Creek Falls State Park (which is a protected Class II natural area)

  • This risks not only damage to this cave and its biota, but the park itself

  • The effort to save the Park and Rumbling Falls Cave is a multi-organizational effort that needs your support

    Amicalola Falls State Park
    Park history, plus information on restaurants, lodging, recreational and camping

  • Amicalola Falls State Park Amicalola is a word meaning 'tumbling waters.' The beautiful falls plunge 729 feet in seven cascades

  • The park consists of more than 2, 050 acres of mostly hardwood forest surrounding the waterfall

  • The winter months hold a special magic as the deer and wild animals seek refuge in the park

  • The park adjoins the Amicalola Falls Lodge and Conference Center The cascading waterfall and panoramic views of the Appalachian mountains are only two of the reasons why Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge is a unique location for conferences, workshops, retreats and all types of group gatherings

  • Camping The park offers 17 campsites located at the top of the mountain for those who wish an outdoor adventure

  • Picnicking The park provides 78 open picnic tables which are available on a first come-first serve basis

  • Recreational Facilities Hiking Hikers can enjoy nearly 3 miles of trails on the park plus the Approach Trail to the 2160 mile long The southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail is 8.5 miles from the park at and continues to in Maine

  • Playgrounds There are three playgrounds for children in the park

    MISSISSIPPI hiking camping swimming skinny dipping river creek ...
    Provides information about each swimming area, the location and directions.
    Also lists activities, facilities and fees if applicable.

  • Some great swimming hole LINKS for this State: >NATCHEZ TRACE PKWY' onMouseOver='self.status='OWENS CREEK FALLS>>NATCHEZ TRACE PKWY'; return true'> >I-20' onMouseOver='self.status='SHONGELO>>I-20'; return true'> >I-55' onMouseOver='self.status='BOGUE CHITTO WATER PARK>>I-55'; return true'> >I-20 & I-59' onMouseOver='self.status='DUNNS FALLS WATER PARK>>I-20 & I-59'; return true'> Swimmingholes.info BLACK CREEK AREA [2 PLACES] (BLAC) NO PHOTO TOWNS HATTIESBURG, BROOKLYN STATE MS WATER Black Creek TYPE Creek DESCRIPTION Cool, shady Black Creek (a National Scenic River) winds through Desoto National Forest (south of Hattiesburg), northwest and southeast through Brooklyn

  • CONFIDENCE Pretty confident VERIFIED No DATE UPDATED 2/21/2005 Swimmingholes.info BOGUE CHITTO WATER PARK (BOGU) NO PHOTO A Family-Friendly TOWNS McCOMB LAT, LON [NAD27] lat=31.16167, lon=-90.27867(source: DeLorme) (accuracy:approximate) STATE MS WATER Bogue Chitto River TYPE River DESCRIPTION Swimming place in river (at own risk)

  • AREAS Bogue Chitto Water Park SANCTION Official FEE Yes FACILITIES Picnic tables, Toilets, Bath house ACTIVITIES Swimming, Tubing PHONE 601-684-9568 CAMPING Camping at site

    Sierra Club - Tennessee State Chapter
    Chapter newsletters and links to local groups around the state.

  • Join the Sierra Club Tennessee Chapter: State Chapter Meetings: Fall: October 20-22, 2006 , Pickett State Park, hosted by the Middle Tennessee Group, Chair: David Bordenkircher, dabordenkircher @ mindspring.com

  • Winter: January 19-21, 2007 , Cedars of Lebanon State Park, hosted by the Upper Cumberland Group, Chair: Peggy Evans, maevans @ twlakes.net Spring, 2007: TBA

    Hike Web - Savage Gulf
    Trail notes and map for hike on Greeter Falls and Laurel and Big Creek Rim trails.

    State park list (alphabetical): Minnesota DNR
    Locator map, and links to information on each state park. From the Minnesota
    Department of Natural Resources.

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  • Web site policies:, State parks Find a state park Listed A-Z State Parks Mission: We will work with the people of Minnesota to provide a state park system which preserves and manages Minnesota's natural, scenic and cultural resources for present and future generations while providing appropriate recreational and educational opportunities

    Lower Whitewater Falls near Tamassee-Salem, SC
    Large dual fall (each over 400 ft.) located in Oconee county; hiking directions
    and photos.

  • From the Foothills Trail parking lot, ascend 1

  • During the hunting season months of October, November, December and April, this road (Musterground Road) is open to vehicle traffic and can be accessed to the right of the Foothills Trail parking lot

  • (Hikers can get out at anytime, but folks can only get in during daylight hours.) Drive another two miles down to the Foothills Trail trailhead parking lot

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