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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for January 28th – 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: Winter Woods Walk, Kids Discover Bats, Sunset Hike and Port Royal Trail of Tears.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Thursday, January 28th

Winter Woods Walk

Time: 9:00am – 11:00am
Ages: All Ages

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

Reservations by: 4:30pm, January 26th.
Program Leader: Amy Wallace, Interpretive Specialist

Friday, January 29th

Kids Discover Bats

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Ages: 5 – 12

Learn about bats and how they help us in this indoor program.

Reservations by: 4:30pm, January 27th.
Program Leader: Amy Wallace, Interpretive Specialist

Saturday, January 30th

Sunset Hike

Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Ages: All Ages

We will walk through the woods as the sun sets and night falls on the Natural Area.

Reservations by: 4:30pm, January 28th.
Program Leader: Adam Neblett, Ranger

Sunday, January 31st

Port Royal Trail of Tears

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Ages: All Ages

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

Reservations by: 4:30pm, January 29th.
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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