Friday Night Social & Dinner and Saturday Night Cookout - Sponsored by Tennessee State Parks
75th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit - Onsite at Fall Creek Falls Inn on Friday, November 9th and Saturday, November 10th.
Friends Exhibit Area – Remember to bring a display for your group that includes scrapbooks, photos, brochures, t-shirts, newsletters, items for sale, etc… Show us all the great things you do for your State Park. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes awarded for best displays.
Kids Programs - Saturday, November 10, 2012. Sign up your children at the Registration Table.
Field Trips – Saturday, November 10, 2012 in the afternoon. Please refer to the conference agenda for more details.
TN State Parks Traveling Gift Shop - Your chance to stock up on 75th Anniversary and Tennessee State Park merchandise.
Dress is casual - Show your group or park pride by wearing 75th Anniversary, Friends' or park apparel.
Cell Service - Verizon customers have improved cell service at the Inn with the addition of a wireless network extender. All other carriers will have limited to no service. You can pick up a signal if you drive up the hill toward Group Camp 2.
Wi-Fi - Available in the lobby of the Inn
Questions or concerns about the Conference?Please contact:
Tennessee State Parks
Friends Group members and the State Park Staff that work with them are invited to Fall Creek Falls State Park for the 9th Annual Friends Conference. Come and learn from educational sessions, share information about best practices and successes, exchange program and project ideas and celebrate all the outstanding achievements of Tennessee State Parks Friends' Groups.
There will be a $35 registration fee PER GROUP in addition to a $10 registration fee PER FRIENDS MEMBER. Please choose accordingly when you register.
Checks should be payable and sent to:
Friends of Tennessee State Parks Coalition • c/o Lana Baker Rossi • P.O. Box 118 • Byrdstown, TN 38549
If you bring a check the weekend of the conference, please indicate that on the registration form by choosing the option "Pay at Door".
New! Online Registration - Simply Click on the Register Now! button to reserve your spot
Tennessee State Parks will offer the winter room rate of $54.95 per night for both Friday & Saturday night at the Inn
Lodging arrangements can be made two ways:
Calling the Inn 1-800-250-8610
Use Group Code 5381 to secure the winter rate
If you are TDEC staff (this includes State Park personnel), please provide the Inn with your speed chart number when you reserve your room.
NEW! Friends of TN State Parks Fleece Vest Available for sale the weekend of the conference. Sizes S-XL $20 and size XXL $22. Special orders will be considered if there is enough interest. Unisex sizes. Navy Blue only.