Autumn colors manage to get everyone outside in their coats and scarves, ready to enjoy a lovely couple of weeks in the crisp air. Whether you’re baking pies or drinking cider, cuddling with a loved one or falling in love, a weekend away at a stunning Tennessee state forest will be just what you need.
10) Lewis State Forest
Located in Hohenwald, this 1,287 acre state forest is sure to give your vacation album a gorgeous handful of photographs.
9) Pickett State Forest
Did you know that there's a 12 acre lake in Pickett State park? Plus, you can rent a couple different types of cabins and houses.
8) Chuck Swan State Forest
Known as the Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area in Chapel, TN, this old-growth forest is a favorite amongst bicyclists and hikers.
7) Lone Mountain State Forest
Morgan County is a beautiful spot anyway, but with over 3600 acres comprising the Lone Mountain State Forest, you'll pretty much want to pick up and move.
6) Standing Stone State Forest
Livingston simply wouldn't be the same without the stunning reality of Standing Stone State Park - there's almost 9000 acres of gorgeous out here.
5) Natchez Trace State Forest
A nice drive, a wonderful moment away from the big city, Natchez Trace is a state protected area that gives some stunning autumn colors.
4) Franklin State Forest
It looks like a fairy world in the summer, and Franklin State Forest is an absolute dream every other time of the year.
3) Chickasaw State Forest
Named for the Chickasaw Native Americans that once lived in Western Tennessee, you can choose to hike for the day or stay the night at one of their campsites.
2) Cedars of Lebanon State Forest
Did you know that the Cedars of Lebanon is one of the most popular state parks to get married in? Yep. Awesome lodging options and a gorgeous community center.
1) Bledsoe State Forest
The greenery looks mighty fine to us, if we do say so ourselves. Have you made it out to Bledsoe?