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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park adds additional Programs for July 8th and July 9th, 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: Morning Hike, Sinkhole in a Bottle, Herpetological Morning Hike and Forest Food Web.

Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave State Park

Wednesday, July 8th

Morning Hike

Time: 8:00am – 9:00am
Ages: All Ages

Dodge the afternoon heat while still getting some exercise in with a morning hike. We’ll hike the one-mile short trail and discuss the animals and plants we see along the way.

Reservations Required by: 4:30pm, July 7th.
Program Leader: Kala Downey, Seasonal Interpretive Ranger


Sinkhole in a Bottle

Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Ages: 5-15

See our “karst topography” in action by creating a sinkhole inside of a 2-liter bottle and learn a little about what this means for our city.

Reservations Requested by: 4:30pm, July 7th.
Program Leader: Kala Downey, Seasonal Interpretive Ranger

Thursday, July 9th

Herpetological Morning Hike

Time: 8:00am – 9:00am
Ages: All Ages

Come out for a morning of hunting down our park reptiles and amphibians.

Reservations Required by: 4:30pm, July 8th.
Program Leader: Kala Downey, Seasonal Interpretive Ranger


Forest Food Web

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Ages: 5-15

Put yourself in the shoes of the animals in our forest. Find your prey, face the challenges of pollution, and see what happens when humans interfere.

Reservations Required by: 4:30pm, July 8th.
Program Leader: Kala Downey, Seasonal Interpretive 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.

Call 931.648.5526 for reservations.


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