WARTBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Frozen Head State Park has been named 2020 State Park of the Year by the The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
The honor goes to parks that have demonstrated excellence in the areas of innovation, sustainability, interpretation, resource management, facility management, customer engagement and fiscal responsibility, according to a news release from TDOC.
Frozen Head State Park and Natural Area encompasses more than 24,000 acres (9712 hectares) of wilderness. It is named for a 3324-foot (1013 meters) peak in the Cumberland Mountains, the top of which is often covered in ice or snow in the winter months. The park in Wartburg has picnic shelters, campsites, a mountain biking trail and over 50 miles of hiking trails.