NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee has more than 300 species of fish, with bass, crappie and catfish awaiting hungry anglers.
The Smoky Mountains and the Appalachian Trail offer scenic spots for ambitious hikers.
Or you can shoot the rapids on the Ocoee River, or go camping just about anywhere across the state including backcountry camping at 12 state parks.
So it's no wonder that the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development is promoting the state's plentiful outdoor opportunities this spring.
Elvis, Dollywood and the Grand Ole Opry are not Tennessee's only attractions for the travel dollars.
The department has launched http://spring.tnvacation.com , to highlight fishing, hunting, hiking, camping and other activities. The site also is sponsoring outdoor adventure-inspired contests, with the grand prize three ultimate fishing getaways throughout Tennessee.
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