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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Billy Dunlop Park to temporarily close for Sleep Under the Stars Campout

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Billy Dunlop Park will be closed at dusk Friday, September 25th through 9:00am Sunday, September 27th, 2020 as the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department hosts the Sleep Under the Stars Campout.

The Blueway access point at Billy Dunlop Park will be closed throughout the event. Robert Clark Park will also be closed during this time. Fishermen and kayakers are encouraged to avoid the area and use alternative access points.

Registration for the Sleep Under the Stars Campout is open until September 23rd. Attendees will experience a bonfire, games, ghost stories, and the chance to create everlasting memories.

Billy Dunlop Park will be closed starting at dusk on Friday through Sunday morning for the Sleep Under the Stars Campout.

Billy Dunlop Park will be closed starting at dusk on Friday through Sunday morning for the Sleep Under the Stars Campout.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Billy Dunlop Park to close temporarily for Scout event

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports tha an upcoming Scout event will close Billy Dunlop Park on Monday, August 24th until Thursday morning, August 27th, 2020.

The Blueway access point will be closed throughout the event. Robert Clark Park will also be closed during this time.

Fishermen and kayakers are encouraged to avoid the area and use alternative access points.

Billy Dunlop Park.

Billy Dunlop Park.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department announces Billy Dunlop Park to close temporarily for Scout events

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – A few times a year, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department allows exclusive use of Billy Dunlop Park to local Scout groups. Two upcoming Scout events will close the park on Tuesday, July 28th until Friday, July 31st, 2020 at dawn. A second event will close the park on August 2nd until August 3rd, 2020 at dawn.

The Blueway access point will be closed during these events. Because of this, Robert Clark Park and access point will also be closed during these times. Fisherman, kayakers are encouraged to avoid the area and use alternative launch points.

Billy Dunlop Park.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Billy Dunlop Park to reopen after Renovations

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Billy Dunlop Park ribbon cutting ceremony on June 24th.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – After a 6-month renovation project, Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park will reopen with an improved pavilion and extensive landscaping designed to protect the riverbank from erosion.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host a ribbon-cutting event on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 at 9:00am at the park, 1930 East Boyscout Road. After the ceremony, the park will be reopened to the public.

Visitors will find major improvements to the park’s large pavilion, which got structural repairs, a new roof, siding and stone pillars. Other upgrades include new picnic tables, a grill and modern, fully accessible restrooms.

The renovated pavilion at Billy Dunlop Park now has modern, fully accessible restrooms.

The renovated pavilion at Billy Dunlop Park now has modern, fully accessible restrooms.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation, Northeast High School ROTC plant trees at Billy Dunlop Park

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department staff and 16 Northeast High School ROTC students teamed to plant 25 trees at Billy Dunlop Park.

A matching grant from the State of Tennessee’s Agricultural Enhancement Program paid for the trees, which will serve as a riparian buffer to protect the park’s riverbank from erosion.

The riparian buffer, planted February 15th, 2020 is one piece of a larger improvement project at Billy Dunlop Park that includes renovations to the pavilion and accessible restrooms.

Northeast High ROTC Students volunteer to plant trees along riverbank at Billy Dunlop.

Northeast High ROTC Students volunteer to plant trees along riverbank at Billy Dunlop.

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TWRA announces 2019-20 Winter Trout Stocking to Resume

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s winter trout stocking program resumes at selected locations as the New Year begins and will continue through the middle portion of March.

The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or first-time anglers to fishing.

TWRA’s 2019-20 Winter Trout Stocking program will restart January 2nd, 2019 and continue into March.

TWRA’s 2019-20 Winter Trout Stocking program will restart January 2nd, 2019 and continue into March.

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TWRA releases 2019-20 Winter Trout Stocking Schedule

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has released its 2019-20 winter trout stocking schedule. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters through March.

The restocking of Billy Dunlop Park in Clarksville set for December 11th, 2019 and February 6th, 2020 has been postponed due to construction until March.

TWRA’s winter trout stocking program will begin in early December and continue into March.

TWRA’s winter trout stocking program will begin in early December and continue into March.

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CDE Lightband reports steady progress restoring power

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – CDE Lightband continues to make progress in restoring power to Clarksville customers, reporting at 1:00pm Monday that about 5,800 homes and businesses remained without power after a severe storm Saturday afternoon knocked out service to more than 30,000 customers.

CDE Lightband crews continues working on restoring power to customers.

CDE Lightband crews continues working on restoring power to customers.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Billy Dunlop Park closed for renovations

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports Billy Dunlop Park, located at 1930 East Boyscout Road, is temporarily closed for renovations. The park is expected to re-open at the end of February.

Closures include the Blueway access points used by the public and rental vendors along the West Fork Red River at Billy Dunlop Park and Robert Clark Park.

Improvements include planting a riparian, or river bank, barrier at the river bed to help with erosion and renovations to the pavilion to include ADA Accessible restrooms.

For up-to-date information, visit www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com

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Clarksville Police reports Ricky Fletcher found safe

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report Ricky Fletcher was just located on a river bank near Allen Griffey Road. The river bank is very steep and he was unable to climb up on his own, but he is safe and unharmed and rescue operation is underway.

Fletcher went missing between 6:00pm and 7:00pm while tubing at Billy Dunlop Park.

Ricky Fletcher

Ricky Fletcher

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