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National Parks / Natural World in MADISONVILLE

The world has some incredible natural wonders, and luckily for you, Madisonville has some incredible places to visit with kids right on your doorstep….and you won’t want to forget your camera!

The national and state parks in and around Madisonville, Tennessee offer an incredible variety of experiences for children.  Some parks protect a unique and diverse wilderness, teeming with wildlife which is always a thrill for kids!

Some parks protect incredible fascinating and significant historical sites, where the family can go back in time through American history…who says the learning as to stop on a family day out!

Even the city of Madisonville itself has smaller parks perfect for a quick trip into nature.  You don’t even need to leave the city to have that park experience - and kids LOVE them!

Shut those televisions off and put those computer games away….the great outdoors is calling and it’s calling YOU!

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  • Ijams Nature Center

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    (41 miles) Knoxville

    Ijams Nature Center is a 275-acre wildlife sanctuary and environmental learning center, providing community-wide connections and experiences through education, conservation, recreation and ...

  • Obed Wild And Scenic River

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    (43 miles) Wartburg

    The Obed Wild and Scenic River looks much the same today as it did when the first white settlers strolled its banks in the late 1700s. While meagerly populated due to poor farming soil, the river was ...

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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    (48 miles) Gatlinburg

    Explore that beautiful feat of nature that lies between the border of Tennessee and North Carolina - the Great Smoky Mountains! True family adventure out in the most visited national park in the ...

  • Fort Mountain State Park

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    (56 miles) Chatsworth

    An amazing nature filled family day out in the Chattahoochee National Forest, this picturesque state park has a range of outdoor activities, from horseback riding, mountain biking an hiking is a ...

  • Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

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    (63 miles) Fort Oglethorpe

    In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, the gateway to the deep south. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, the nations first, was created in 1890 to ...

  • Black Forest Bear Park

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    (67 miles) Helen

    16 bears in individual habitats which you can view and feed from elevated boardwalks above the enclosures. Plus check out the reptiles and arachnids in GHC Exotics.

  • Big South Fork

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    (67 miles) Oneida

    Encompassing 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries. The area ...

  • Russell Cave National Monument

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    (90 miles) Bridgeport

    Explore this national monument in Alabama that was once home to prehistoric people. History and outdoor adventure at Russell Cave National Monument!

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  • Children's Museum Of Oak Ridge

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    (35 miles) Oak Ridge

    Enjoy attractive exhibits on Oak Ridge, Appalachia and countries around the world. The motto of the museum is "please touch". Learn new ideas, develop useful skills. One of the many fun family places ...

  • McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

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    (39 miles) Knoxville

    A fascinating museum for kids and families, with educational programs, exhibits, events for families and lots of fun things for kids to learn - all about natural history and culture!

  • Knoxville Museum of Art

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    (39 miles) Knoxville

    Kids can immerse themselves in art and culture at the Knoxville Museum of Art - a creative, educational and FUN way to spend your family day out!

  • Dinosaur Walk Museum

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    (49 miles) Pigeon Forge

    Come face-to-face with a Tyrannosaurus Rex! Count the spikes on a Stegosaurus tail. Stand next to one of the most common predators, the Allosaurus. Learn to spell “Parasaurolophus,” the largest ...

  • Hollywood Wax Museum Pigeon Forge

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    (49 miles) Pigeon Forge

    Come face to face with your favorite A-ist celebrities at this fun Hollywood Wax Museum...it's Hollywood in the heart of Tennessee!

  • Titanic Museum Attraction

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    (49 miles) Pigeon Forge

    Kids can learn, explore, and experience history all aboard this amazing ship-shaped classroom called Titanic. That's only the tip of the iceberg!

  • Hollywood Star Cars Museum

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    (49 miles) Gatlinburg

    A tour through Star Cars Museum is a trip through some of the most famous movies and TV shows of the last 50 years. Featuring the best Hollywood movie & TV cars in recreated settings displayed with ...

  • The Guinness World of Records

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    (50 miles) Gatlinburg

    There is an incredible line-up of feats, facts and records in an amazing display of unparalleled fun. Dramatic recreations come to life at the all new and expanded edition of Guinness World of ...

  • Creative Discovery Museum

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    (62 miles) Chattanooga

    A fun, interactive and hands-on children's museum in Chattanooga, with attractions perfect for kids to learn, play and get creative!

  • Wheels Through Time Museum

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    (72 miles) Maggie Valley

    A consummate collection of over 250 rare antique American Motorcycles and Automobiles.

  • GRHOF Thunder Road Museum

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    (77 miles) Dawsonville

    The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame (GRHOF) officially re-opened August 2007. The museum, recognized by the state legislature as the official home of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, recognizes ...

  • Abraham Lincoln Museum

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    (83 miles) Harrogate

    Located on the beautiful campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum houses one of the most diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections in the ...

  • Tellus Northwest Georgia Science Museum

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    (97 miles) Cartersville

    Tellus will occupy more than 120,000 square feet and feature galleries devoted to minerals, fossils, transportation technology, and hands-on science experiences. Tellus will also house the only fully ...

  • Rome Area History Museum

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    (99 miles) Rome

    As a vital center for local historical research, the Rome Area History Museum is appropriately located on Broad Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Rome, Georgia.

  • Knoxville Zoo

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    (42 miles) Knoxville

    Let’s go to the ZOO! Experience wildlife up close at Knoxville’s largest attraction as you come face to face with more than 800 of the Earth’s most fascinating animals.

  • Ripleys Aquarium of the Smokies

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    (50 miles) Gatlinburg

    Ripleys Aquarium of the Smokies is literally teaming with life – our 10,000 exotic sea creatures comprise more than 350 individual species.

  • Rainforest Adventures Discovery Zoo

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    (50 miles) Sevierville

    Over 600 animals from over 130 species are waiting for you to visit them at this unique Rainforest Zoo - with plenty of family fun to be had in Tennessee!

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