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Tennessee State Parks’ restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day

Posted on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 7:09 pm

The restaurant at Fall Creek Falls in Spencer will be open on Thanksgiving. (Photo courtesy Tenn. State Parks)

The restaurant at Fall Creek Falls in Spencer will be open on Thanksgiving. (Photo courtesy Tenn. State Parks)

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. Tennessee State Park officials are pleased to announce that all eight state park restaurants will be open Thursday, Nov. 27, 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 will vary depending on location. The price is $15.95 at each location (excluding drink and gratuity). Group reservations are recommended.

“Let us do the cooking this year, allowing more time to relax and spend time with your family and friends,” Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill said. “Thanksgiving is a great day to reflect on all of the things we appreciate and Tennessee State Parks offer the perfect setting to give thanks to all that nature has to offer.”

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) 364-8207

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’s 55 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. There is a state park within an hour’s drive of just about anywhere in the state, offering a variety of recreational, lodging and dining choices. For more information about Tennessee State Parks, visit or connect via Facebook or Twitter.