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Local Park Named Park Of The Year


NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has named Cummins Falls State Park in Cookeville as its Park of the Year as part of the 2021 Tennessee State Parks Awards of Excellence.

We couldn’t be more thrilled than to recognize Cummins Falls State Park with our highest award,” Jim Bryson, deputy commissioner of TDEC, said. “The staff at the park have overcome many challenges to make Cummins Falls a more enjoyable destination for visitors while enhancing safety protocols. The park’s numerous programs are especially notable for children. We are proud to name Cummins Falls our most outstanding park of the year.”

For more on the story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel.


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