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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 27th and 31st, 2013


Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include: Wildflower Hike and Nature Hike!

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area's Visitors Center

Programs are free unless noted otherwise. All programs require reservations by the deadline listed. Programs with no reservations by the deadline are canceled.

All programs begin at the Visitor Center unless another site is listed.

Children must be accompanied by an adult (one adult for each three children). The age limits are definite – please do not sign up a child who is too young or too old for the program. Call 931.648.5526 for reservations.

Through August 31st, Dunbar Cave Seasonal Interpretive Ranger Shawn Settle will be working to improve the trails on the Natural Area. He will need some help! If you walk or run our trails, please volunteer a few hours one day (or more) to help Shawn make them easier to use.

Contact him by phone at 931.648.5526 or email at to learn more and schedule a work time.

Tuesday, August 27th

Wildflower Hike

Time: 9:00am–10:00am
Ages: 10 to Adults

Learn the names and lore of the flowers on this easy hike around Swan Lake.

Reservations By: 4:30pm August 26th
Program Leader: Amy Wallace, Interpretive Specialist

Saturday, August 31st

Nature Hike

Time: 9:00am–10:30am
Ages: 5 to Adults

We’ll take the Short Loop Trail and see what plants and animals we can find as we walk a mile through the woods and along Swan Lake.

Reservations By: 4:30pm August 30th
Program Leader: Amy Wallace, Interpretive Specialist




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