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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for June 13th through June 15th, 2013

 

Clarksville, 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 this summer.

Upcoming events include: Fireflies, Bats, Canoeing Under The Stars, Night Hike, Backpacking Training (Part 1) and so much more!

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area's Visitors Center

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area’s Visitors Center

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for June 6th through June 8th, 2013

 

Clarksville, 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 this summer.

Upcoming events include: Kids Hike, Geology of our Area, Overnight Backpacking Training (Part 1), Tree Identification Hike and so much more!

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area's Visitors Center

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area’s Visitors Center

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Long Hunter State Park to host 31st Annual Pow Wow and Fall Festival October 19th-21st

 

Tennessee State Parks 75th AnniversaryNashville, TN – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary, and to help commemorate this important milestone, Long Hunter State Park will host the 31st Annual Pow Wow and Fall Festival October 19th-21st, featuring Native American artists, musicians, dancers, food and storytellers.

Sponsored by the Native American Indian Association of Tennessee, this time-honored gathering draws thousands of people from across the country and offers a great opportunity to explore a variety of tribal customs and cultural experiences. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events for January 24th

 

Tennessee State Parks 75th AnniversaryTennessee – In spite of the chilly temperatures, wintertime is a great opportunity to explore Tennessee State Parks! There are some outstanding seasonal programs and events in the Middle Tennessee area or you can just take the kids out for a nice, brisk hike!  Below is a snapshot of what Tennessee State Parks has in store for you!

With a Tennessee State Park within an hour’s drive of just about anywhere in the state, families and groups seeking unique recreation opportunities and high-quality accommodations can find the perfect getaway – all at an exceptional value and a bit closer to home. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting October 15th

 

Tennessee – Fall in Tennessee is a glorious time!  Tennessee State Parks have some of the very best events and programs the season has to offer.  Here are just a few state park events in your area, including great opportunities to pay tribute to Autumn!

Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!

Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!

Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»

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2011 Pow Wow and Fall Festival at Long Hunter State Park

 

30th Annual Festival Slated for October 14th-16th
 
Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Long Hunter State Park will host the 30th Annual Pow Wow and Fall Festival October 14th-16th, featuring Native American artists, musicians, dancers, food and storytellers.  Sponsored by the Native American Indian Association of Tennessee, this time-honored gathering draws thousands of people from across the country and offers a great opportunity to explore a variety of tribal customs and cultural experiences.   
 
“For 30 years, the annual NAIA Pow Wow has provided a unique forum to showcase Native American history, while educating families and students about its importance in helping shape our nation,” said Thurman Mullins, manager of Long Hunter State Park.  “The festival is designed to help preserve this heritage for future generations and we look forward to seeing the many wonderful artists and performers who will be on hand to share their talents.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting October 8th

 

Tennessee – As the seasons change, Tennessee State Parks are full of fall beauty, great programming and the perfect setting to enjoy the crisp, outdoor air! There are several opportunities in Middle Tennessee, including outstanding hikes, fall festivals and cultural events – just to name a few!  Stay tuned next week for more fall foliage opportunities.

Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!

Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!

Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting May 27th

 

Tennessee – Memorial Day signals the start of summer – graduations, family vacations and a time to enjoy the great outdoors.  As you make plans for the coming weekend, consider the recreational quality and outstanding value of Tennessee State Parks!  From hiking to swimming to canoeing – most activities are free and there’s something for every age!

Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!

Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!

Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»

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Activate the Month of May with Outdoor Recreation (ODR)

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Experience the outdoors and enjoy the warm weather while partaking in a number of fun, adventurous activities. Outdoor Recreation (ODR) has an endless array of adventure programs scheduled during the month of May.  Activities include mountain biking, dog hiking, rock wall climbing, canoeing, backpacking and more.

Adventure programs take place all month.  Programs are Family, children and Spouse oriented.  «Read the rest of this article»

 

Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting December 31st

 

Tennessee – With just a few more days left in 2010, we wanted to send you a quick reminder about upcoming Tennessee State Park events and New Year’s Eve opportunities!

Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!

Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!

Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»

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