6 Tennessee State Parks To Host Thanksgiving Buffets

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Six Tennessee State Parks will host Thanksgiving buffets Nov. 28 featuring traditional roasted turkey and dressing, as well as other home-style cooking, including desserts.
 
The feasts will be at Cumberland Mountain State Park, David Crockett State Park, Henry Horton State Park, Montgomery Bell State Park, Natchez Trace State Park and Pickwick Landing State Park.
 
Times and prices vary by location. Some discounts are available for children and seniors. Details for each buffet are below. 
 
Cumberland Mountain State Park
Crossville
Homestead Harvest Restaurant
11 a.m.-8 p.m.
$16.95, children 6-12 $7.99, children 5-and-under free with adult meal
Senior discounts of 10 percent for those 62-and-older
931-484-7186
24 Office Dr., Crossville
 
David Crockett State Park
Lawrenceburg
Crockett’s Mill Restaurant
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
$15.95, children 6-11 $7.95 (limit four children per paying adult), children 5-and-under free
Senior discount is 10 percent
No reservations
931-762-9541
1400 West Gaines, Lawrenceburg
 
Henry Horton State Park
Chapel Hill
The Governor’s Table Restaurant
11 a.m.-5 p.m.
$16.95, discounts for children under 12
Senior discount is 10 percent
931-364-8205
4209 Nashville Hwy., Chapel Hill
 
Montgomery Bell State Park
Burns
The Forge Restaurant
11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
$15.95, reservations available for parties of eight or more
Senior (62-and-older) discounts of 10 percent, children 6-11 eat at half price, children 5-under eat free
615-797-3101
1020 Jackson Hill Road, Burns
 
Natchez Trace State Park
Wildersville
The Western Spur
11 a.m.-7 p.m.
$15.95, children under 5 eat free, seniors (62-and older) receive a 10 percent discount
Reservations for eight or more
731-968-8176, 800-250-8616
567 Pin Oak Ln., Wildersville
 
Pickwick Landing State Park
Counce
The Captain’s Galley
11 a.m.-7 p.m.
$15.95, children 6-12 half price (limit four children per paying adult), 5-and-under free
Senior discount is 10 percent
Reservations for parties of eight or more
731-689-3135
116 State Park Ln., Counce

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