State Parks

Discounts apply to all parks having state-operated inns, cabins, golf courses, gift shops and/or campground facilities.

Who is Eligible and how do I receive the employee discount*?

  • Full- time State Employees – valid state employee ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Personnel
  • State University and State Community College Employees – valid ID card issued from their institution
  • County and City Public School Teachers – valid state professional license card
  • Tennessee National Guard –full-time or part-time members with ID card
  • Retired Full-Time State Employees* – valid Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) ID card
  • Current Members of the Tennessee General Assembly – ID card
  • Active Duty Military – ID card or leave papers


Discounts for TCRS cardholders are available only to retired full-time state employees or other TCRS members that qualified for discounts prior to retirement. Not all TCRS cardholders will qualify. Persons qualifying for these discounts are not eligible for additional discounts for the same services. Discounts are available only for the room, suite, cabin, or campsite occupied by the employee. Discounts are not valid for additional overnight units rented or paid for by the discount recipient. State employees or other eligible persons visiting a state park on official business or attending a state-sponsored conference or meeting are not eligible for the lodging discount but will be extended the official state rate instead. Discounts do not apply to leased operations.

Premium campsites, rooms, or cabins will not be discounted

Date Range


Reservation Policy

March 1 – November 30


To receive discount, reservations may be made no more than 30 days in advance of arrival.

December 1 – February 28/29


To receive discount, reservations may be made no more than one year in advance of arrival. Reservations for holiday weeks may be made no more than 30 days in advance of arrival.



Human Resource Services 

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2269 Middle Tennessee Boulevard 
204 Sam H. Ingram Building 
Murfreesboro, TN  37132-0001