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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for December 16th through December 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: Port Royal Trail of Tears, Recovery Trail Hike and a Welcome Winter Hike.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.
Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Wednesday, December 16th

Port Royal Trail of Tears

Time: 2:00pm–3:00pm
Ages: 8 – adult

Meet at the River Bottom Trail parking lot to learn about the Trail of Tears at Port Royal Historic Area.

Reservations Required By: 4:30pm, December 14th.
Program Leader: Adam Neblett, Ranger

Saturday, December 19th

Recovery Trail Hike

Time: 10:00am–11:30am
Ages: All ages

Come out and enjoy the late fall on this two mile hike – we might see deer, squirrels and who knows what else!

Reservations Required By: 4:30pm, December 17th.
Program Leader: Adam Neblett, Ranger

Tuesday, December 22nd

Welcome Winter Hike

Time: 10:00am–11:30am
Ages: All ages

Hike the winter woods on the Winter Solstice – the shortest day of the year. We will take the Recovery Trail and see if we can find deer, birds and other animals.

Reservations Required By: 4:30pm, December 20th.
Program Leader: Adam Neblett

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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