Tennessee State Parks Offer Valentine's Meals, Lodging
Thursday, January 30, 2020
A romantic evening awaits visitors to four Tennessee State Parks restaurants for Valentine’s Day, with two parks offering getaways with overnight lodging packages.
Restaurants at Natchez Trace State Park, Henry Horton State Park, David Crockett State Park and Cumberland Mountain State Park will feature Valentine’s menus Feb. 14. The Pin Oak Lodge at Natchez Trace State Park and the Inn at Henry Horton State Park provide overnight stays along with dinner.
“Tennessee State Parks serve Tennesseans in many different ways, and a Valentine’s evening is a great example,” Jim Bryson, deputy commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, said.
“We invite everyone to enjoy a special experience. We have some of the best locations in the state.”
Details on dinner and lodging are:
Natchez Trace State Park
Western Spur Restaurant
Valentine’s dinner 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
$49.95 per couple, tax and gratuity not included
Menu: 10 oz. ribeye steak or grilled chicken breast, baked potato, tossed salad, dessert
Live performance by Bryan Lee Moffitt
Reservations required: 800-250-8616 or 731-968-8176
Valentine’s package: $149.95, includes one night stay at the Pin Oak Lodge on Friday, Feb. 14 (standard room, double occupancy); chocolate covered strawberries and bottle of wine in your room; candlelight dinner for two on Friday night in the dining room
Address: Natchez Trace State Park, 24845 Natchez Trace Rd., Wildersville, TN
Henry Horton State Park
The Governor’s Table
$90 per couple, tax and gratuity included, must reserve before Feb. 13
Walk-ins for dinner $120 at the door
Dinner menu: Chef-carved honey Dijon pork loin, herb-roasted turkey breast, side salad, sweet potato or baked potato, vegetable medley, bread, tea, chocolate amaretto cake or red velvet cake
Valentine’s package: $200 per couple, tax and gratuity included, one night stay, cocktail hour, dinner, live band and complimentary breakfast
Dinner 7 p.m., cocktail hour 6 p.m.
Reservations required: 931-364-2222
Address: Henry Horton State Park, 4209 Nashville Hwy, Chapel Hill, TN
David Crockett State Park
Crockett’s Mill Restaurant
Dinner 4 p.m.-8 p.m., no reservations required
Valentine’s buffet $13.95 plus drink, tax and gratuity
10 percent discount for seniors (62 and older); ages 6-11 eat for half price, 5-under free
Menu: prime rib, chicken alfredo, fried shrimp, fried catfish and hushpuppies; mixed vegetables, baked potato, green beans, white beans, chocolate cobbler, pecan cobbler, Tennessee cheesecake
Full bar serves name brands and selection of local craft liquors, selection of wines available
Address: David Crockett State Park, 1400 West Gaines, Lawrenceburg, TN
Cumberland Mountain State Park
Homestead Harvest Restaurant
4 p.m.-8 p.m.
Table service $24.95, ribeye steak, choice of vegetables and dessert
Buffet $12.95, baked cod, fried catfish, roast beef, baked ham, mashed potatoes, turnip greens, baked beans, baked apples, vegetable beef soup, variety of desserts
10 percent discount for seniors (62 and older), children 5-under free, one with each paying adult
Wine by the glass or bottle, domestic and local craft beers, mixed drinks available
Address: Cumberland Mountain State Park, 24 Office Dr., Crossville, TN