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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for February 18th through February 22nd, 2015

 

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 during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: River bottom Trail at Port Royal, Short Loop Trail Hike, Port Royal History Walk, Winter Woods Walk, Volunteer Day – Tree Planting, and Dunbar’s History.

Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave State Park

Wednesday, February 18th

River bottom Trail at Port Royal

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Ages: All Ages

Walk through the winter woods on this ½ mile hike. Meet at River Bottom Trail parking lot.

Reservations by: 4:30pm February 16th.
Program Leader: Amy Wallace, Interpretive Specialist


Short Loop Trail Hike

Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Ages: 4 – adult

Enjoy a walk through the woods as the day ends.

Reservations by: 4:30pm February 16th.
Program Leader: Amy Wallace, Interpretive Specialist

Thursday, February 19th

Port Royal History Walk

Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Ages: 8 to adult

Join us for a walk around Port Royal Historic Area. Meet at the upper parking lot (beside the Masonic Lodge).

Reservations by: 4:30pm February 17th.
Program Leader: Adam Neblett, Ranger


Winter Weeds

Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Ages: Adult

We might not have wildflowers, but we can learn about the remnants of last year’s flowers.

Reservations by: 4:30pm February 17th.
Program Leader: Amy Wallace, Interpretive Specialist

Friday, February 20th

Winter Woods Walk

Time:4:00pm – 5:30pm
Ages: All Ages

Enjoy a walk through the woods as you learn about the plants and animals of winter.

Reservations by: 4:30pm February 18th.
Program Leader: Adam Neblett, Park Ranger

Saturday, February 21st

Volunteer Day – Tree Planting

We will be planting trees on the new property – please come out and help. Details to be announced.

Sunday, February 22nd

River Bottom Train at Port Royal

Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
Ages: All Ages

Walk through the winter woods on this ½ mile hike. Meet at River Bottom Trail parking lot.

Reservations by: 4:30pm February 20th.
Program Leader: Adam Neblett, Ranger


Dunbar’s History

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Ages: 8 -adult

Enjoy a walk around the area as you learn about our history.

Reservations by: 4:30pm February 20th.
Program Leader: Adam Neblett, Ranger

Dunbar Cave State Park Programs Information

Programs are free unless noted otherwise. All programs require reservations by the Deadline Listed. Programs with no reservations by the deadline will be 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).

Age limits are definite – please do not sign up a child who is younger or older than the age limits given.

Dunbar Cave State Park is located at 401 Old Dunbar Cave Road, Clarksville Tennessee.

Port Royal State Historic Park is located at 3300 Old Clarksville Springfield Road, Adams, Tennessee.

Call 931.648.5526 for reservations.


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