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Mission and History

Preserve and Protect - Tennessee State Parks


Tennessee State Parks Conservancy supports education, health and access programs that preserve, protect and enhance Tennessee’s natural areas and parks system.


TSPC was established in 2016 as a nonprofit partner to the Tennessee State Parks. It was created through the enthusiasm and dedication of TN State Parks team members. At the time, the organization was classified as a supporting organization and was incubated in the TN State Parks offices. Through time and leadership changes, the TN State Parks Conservancy branched out and is now fully independent of the TN State Parks. We continue to be the parks biggest fans and pledge to do all we can to support them and get Tennesseeans, especially our under-resourced youth into them.