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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports High Water closes several Parks

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Because of heavy rain and rising waters on the Cumberland River and its tributaries, some City of Clarksville parks and facilities will be closed until further notice. Facilities at Liberty Park and McGregor Park have been hit hardest.

High water at McGregor Park along the banks of the Cumberland River in Clarksville Tennessee.

High water at McGregor Park along the banks of the Cumberland River in Clarksville Tennessee.

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City of Clarksville battered by Heavy Rain and High Winds

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Trees and power lines were knocked down by high winds late Thursday and early Friday across the city, while heavy rains forced water over roadways in some low-lying areas.

Emergency management officials said Clarksville saw from 6 to 7.5 inches of rain overnight, and winds with gusts up to 44 mph. The rain was pushing the Red River and the Cumberland River to flood stage. Localized flash flooding was occurring along the creeks and streams that flow into the rivers.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

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City of Clarksville announces Parks reopen after water recedes

 

Only Sherwood Park still has restrictions

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Three City of Clarksville parks have been reopened and one remains under restrictions Tuesday after flooding prompted the City Parks and Recreation Department to close several parks on Monday, June 5th, 2017.

Three Clarksville Parks reopen after being closed due to flooding.

Three Clarksville Parks reopen after being closed due to flooding.

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City of Clarksville announces several Parks closed due to Flooding

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Flooding of some low areas caused by heavy local rains has prompted the City of Clarksville to close several parks until further notice.

They are: Ashton Park, Sherwood Park, Barbara Johnson Park, Bel-Aire Park, playground only.

Call Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 for updated information.

Flooding has caused several Clarksvill Parks to be closed.

Flooding has caused several Clarksvill Parks to be closed.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for April 29th, 2012

 

Billy Dunlop Park will be closed to the public, Tuesday, May 1st for a Police training class. The park will reopen at dawn the following day.

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Queen City Road Race Packet Pick Up
  • Registration for the 50+ Olympics is Underway
  • Doggiepalooza 2012
  • Movies in the Park
  • Sleep Under the Stars
  • Youth Archery

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Airport Park

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Airport Park by Outlaw Field (Airport) is no more.  It is now Barbara Johnson Park, renamed in the councilwoman’s honor for her 12 years of city service.

The park had been one that she had worked for with improvements and new equipment over the years.

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