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Incredible Tennessee State Parks Near The Tennessee River Valley
Known for Nashville and Memphis, Dollywood and Elvis, The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and Bourbon Whiskey, state parks are probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Tennessee. But the geographically diverse state is home to 56 different state parks featuring awe-inspiring natural attractions from rivers and mountains to rolling hills and waterfalls. A great place to hit a good number of these state parks is the Tennessee River Valley, stretching from Chattanooga to Knoxville. On or nearby the Tennessee River, these state parks capture the best parts of the river valley’s beauty, including amazing waterfalls, beautiful rock formations, and perfect Tennessee sunsets.
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