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Dunbar Cave State Park, Tennessee State Parks Host Free Hikes the Day After Thanksgiving

 

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Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Tennessee State Parks will offer free, guided hikes at all 56 state parks the day after Thanksgiving, November 23rd, 2018. Dunbar Cave State Park will be holding an “After Thanksgiving Hike” Wednesday.

“Tennessee’s state parks are once again offering the opportunity to get outdoors the day after Thanksgiving to engage in healthy, fun activities,” said Brock Hill, deputy commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. “It’s a chance to explore the state parks with loved ones around the holidays, with skilled rangers leading the way.”

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

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Dunbar Cave State Park to hold Veterans Day Hike, November 11th

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – On Saturday, November 11th, 2017, Dunbar Cave State Park will hold a Veterans Day Hike.

Get outside and join us on Veterans’ Day for a 2 mile hike on our Recovery Trail. Wear good walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

This is a free program but please register in advance.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

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Montgomery Bell State Park will hold Nature Hike on National Trails Day, June 3rd

 

Tennessee State ParksBurns, TN – Montgomery Bell State Park will celebrate National Trails Day on June 3rd, 2017 with a Nature Hike.

Montgomery Bell park staff will take you for an easy one mile hike and learn about the history and nature of this beautiful park.

This event is free.

Everyone will meet at Montgomery Bell State Park office.

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National Trails Day Hike to be held at Port Royal State Historic Park, Saturday

 

Tennessee State ParksAdams, TN – Port Royal State Historic Park will National Trails Day with a half mile hike on our River Bottom Trail on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017.

We will be walking on a section of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail and will talk about the events that led up to this unfortunate part of our history.

This event is free.

Everyone is to meet at the River Bottom trail head (opposite side of the river from the canoe launch and picnic area) at 3:30pm and the hike is expected to last until 4:30pm.

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Dunbar Cave State Park to hold National Trails Day hike, June 3rd

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017, Dunbar Cave State Park will celebrate National Trails Day with a one mile hike on our Short Loop Trail. This is a moderate hike so wear good walking shoes and bring water.

The hike will start at 1:30pm and last until around 2:30pm. Everyone is to meet outside at the Visitor Center.

This event is free.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

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Dunbar Cave State Park to hold “After Thanksgiving TurkeyTrot” Friday, November 25th

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Take a break from Black Friday shopping and walk off some of your Thanksgiving turkey. Join Dunbar Cave State Natural Area on November 25th for a one mile hike on the Short Loop Trail where we can search for wildlife around us.

The hike will start at 10:00am and go until 11:00am.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

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Tennessee State Parks Host Day After Thanksgiving Hikes

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Tennessee State Parks will offer free, guided hikes at all 56 of its parks on Friday, November 25th, the day after Thanksgiving. This is the third year for this event, and one in a series of five statewide ranger-led hikes throughout the year.

“Our public lands are here for all to enjoy and the After Thanksgiving Hikes are a perfect way to have fun with friends and family during the holiday,” said Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau. “Our parks offer something for everyone, so all ages and abilities are encouraged to join us for a peaceful stroll or a rugged trek.”

Enjoy an After Thanksgiving Hike at a Tennessee State Park

Enjoy an After Thanksgiving Hike at a Tennessee State Park

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Experience Fall Colors at Land Between the Lakes

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – With more than 151,000 acres of primarily hardwood forest, Land Between the Lakes is the perfect place to enjoy autumn colors.

The public is encouraged to drive the public access roads, or hike, bike, ride on horseback or ATVs, on hundreds of miles of designated trails while enjoying the cooler days and changing seasons.

Fall Colors at Land Between The Lakes in October. (Brian Truskey)

Fall Colors at Land Between The Lakes in October. (Brian Truskey)

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for March 26th – 31st, 2016

 

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: Evening Hike, Wildflower Hike, Bird Hike, Walk with the Ranger and Trail of Tears at Port Royal.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for March 17th – 23rd, 2016

 

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: Man’s Use of Dunbar Cave, Nature Walk at Port Royal, Spring Hike, Early Spring Wildflower Hike, Port Royal History Walk, and Moonlight Walk.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

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