Tennessee State Parks are full of adventure! Together, the 56 state parks feature over 1,000 miles of trails, 350+ cabins, 35+ campgrounds and 80+ waterfalls. We’ll show you how you can visit them all cheaper than ever, whether or not you reside in Tennessee!
Military families always get a discount at Tennessee State Parks!
No matter where you’re stationed or what branch you serve in, Tennessee State Parks welcome you with a discount. Discounts of 25 – 50% are available on all state-operated inns, cabins, gift shops and campgrounds. You’ll even enjoy 20% off golf green fees and carts! There are some restrictions, so be sure to check with the individual park.
You’ll need to prove your military status with a military ID card or leave papers.
Disabled guests may qualify for an ADA Discount!
If you’re a disabled resident or non-resident of Tennessee, you can receive 25% off base camping rates during the summer season and 50% off base rates during the off-season. These discounts are approximate and may vary.
The website states that “The ADA disability discounts are available upon showing satisfactory proof of eligibility.” I’ve reached out to Tennessee State Parks to find out what they consider satisfactory proof.
Tennessee seniors even get a discount on their meals!
Tennessee residents who are at least 62 years old can receive a discount on select camping fees and meals. During the in-season, seniors enjoy 25% off all camping fees, 10% off their stay in an inn and 10% off their restaurant meal. During the off-season, the camping discount increases to 50 percent!
This discount does not apply on premium campsites, snack shops, concession stands, or leased dining facilities. Discounts at golf courses vary by park.
Veterans get off-season discounts – and FREE admission on Veteran’s Day!
Tennessee veterans receive a 50% camping discount during the off-season, although the amount depends on the site selected. No discount is available on premium sites. On Veteran’s Day, veterans can enjoy one free night of camping and complimentary green fees at Tennessee State Parks!
To enjoy these perks, you will need to show a VA benefits card, retired military ID or DD-214. You will also need to prove Tennessee residency with a TN driver’s license or vehicle registration.