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Dunbar Cave State Park, Port Royal State Historic Park to host Spring Hikes, March 23rd


Dunbar Cave State Park 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, TN – With warmer weather coming, Dunbar Cave State Park and Port Royal State Historic Park are hosting free guided spring hikes led by park rangers on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019.

The hikes fit every level, from short easy-to-walk trails to longer treks through more adventurous terrain, each featuring the natural settings that are so diverse across the state.

“The spring hikes are a great way to explore our parks, as well as get to know other people who share the outdoors in a group setting,” said Anne Marshall, acting deputy commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

“Our state parks staff has valuable expertise to share about our parks to enhance the experience. There are hikes for just about every taste,” Marshall stated.

The hikes are a chance to see early spring wildflowers, discuss wildlife specific to the park, take photos of magnificent scenery, and take in the features that make each state park unique.

Hikers are urged to prepare for the weather, have sturdy footwear, and bring water and snacks. Some may want to bring hiking sticks.

Dunbar Cave State Park

Spring Hike

Date: March 23rd
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Celebrate the arrival of spring by hiking with us on our 3/4 mile Short Loop Trail.

Meet at: The Visitor Center
Pricing: Free

For more information call Park Ranger Adam Neblett at 931.648.5526 or by email

Port Royal State Historic Park

Spring Hike

Date: March 23rd
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join a Park Ranger for a short hike around Port Royal and learn about the old town of Port Royal and where it went!

Meet at: Parking lot behind brick Masonic Lodge
Pricing: Free

For more information call Park Ranger John Ball at 931.648.5526 or email


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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