Tennessee Trip Resource Guide

Tennessee is surrounded with beauty and experiences.  Students are encouraged to sign up and join in on the adventures.  Experiences such as white water rafting, horseback riding, Climb Nashville, hiking, and bike rides are just a few exciting adventures.

Please see the list below for possible outdoor places to visit in the state of Tennessee

Camping

Under 1 Hour from Lipscomb

  • Bledsoe Creek State Park (40 miles NE)
  • Cedars of Lebanon State Park (45 miles ESE)
  • Henry Horton State Park (50 miles S)

Under 1-2 Hours from Lipscomb

  • Old Stone Fort Archaeological Park (70 miles E)
  • Edgar Evans State Park (75 miles E)
  • David Crocket State Park (80 miles SSW)
  • Mousetail Landing State Park (85 miles WSW)

Under 2-3 Hours from Lipscomb

  • Nathan Bedford Forest State Park (95 miles W)
  • Natchez Trace State Park (100 miles W)
  • Land Between the Lakes, KY (100 miles NW) Tim's Ford State Park (105 miles SSE)
  • Rock Island State Park (110 miles SE)
  • Standing Stone State Park (110 miles ENE)
  • Paris Landing State Park (110 miles WNW)
  • Harrison Bay State Park (155 miles SE)
  • Chichasaw State Park (165 miles WSW)

Over 3 Hours from Lipscomb

  • Picket State Park (160 miles ENE)

Canoeing

Under 1 Hour from Lipscomb

  • Harpeth River Recreation Area (23 miles W)

Under 1-2 Hours from Lipscomb

  • Land Between the Lakes, KY (100 miles NW)

Over 3 Hours from Lipscomb

  • Ocoee River State Park (170 miles ESE)

Hiking & Backpacking

Under 1 Hour from Lipscomb

  • Bledsoe Creek State Park (40 miles NE)
  • Cedars of Lebanon State Park (45 miles ESE)
  • Henry Horton State Park (50 miles S)

Under 1-2 Hours from Lipscomb

  • Old Stone Fort Archaeological Park (70 miles E)
  • Edgar Evans State Park (75 miles E)
  • David Crockett State Park (80 miles SSW)
  • Mousetail Landing State Park (85 miles WSW)

Under 2-3 Hours from Lipscomb

  • Nathan Bedford Forest State Park (95 miles W)
  • South Cumberland Recreation Area 
  • Savage Falls (125 miles SE)
  • Natchez Trace State Park (100 miles W)
  • Land Between the Lakes, KY (100 miles NW) Tim's Ford State Park (105 miles SSE)
  • Rock Island State Park (110 miles SE)
  • Standing Stone State Park (110 miles ENE)
  • Paris Landing State Park (110 miles WNW)
  • Harrison Bay State Park (155 miles SE)
  • Chickasaw State Park (165 miles WSW)

Over 3 Hours from Lipscomb

  • Picket State Park (160 miles ENE)

Kayaking & Rafting

Under 1 Hour from Lipscomb

  • Harpeth River Recreation Area (23 miles W)

Under 1-2 Hours from Lipscomb

  • Land Between the Lakes, KY (100 miles NW)

Over 3 Hours from Lipscomb

  • Ocoee River State Park (170 miles ESE)