Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation will host another float event for canoe and kayak enthusiasts at 7:30am Saturday, May 20th, 2017.
Participants will float approximately 2 miles on the West Fork Red River from Robert Clark Park to Billy Dunlop Park.
Clarksville, TN – Dunbar 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. There are programs for children and adults.
Some of the upcoming events include: Nature Boot Camp, Nature Readings: Bats, Port Royal Plant Walk, History Hike, Cave Entrance Habitat Study, Float The Red River and Woodland Wildlife.
Over 160 Bird Species Identified at Seven Islands State Birding Park
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee State Parks is pleased to announce the newest addition to the parks system, Seven Islands State Birding Park. State and local officials attended the official opening of the 56th state park Tuesday in Knoxville.
Seven Islands State Birding Park offers activities including observation, hiking and a small boat launch for canoes and kayaks. The property is adjacent to the French Broad River and aquatic and riparian habitats support an impressive diversity of wildlife species. Over 160 species of birds have been identified.
Fort Campbell, KY – Join Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for hiking, canoeing, climbing, caving, rafting and camping this month!
They’ll start the month off with a Fall Creek Falls Day Hike on July 6th from 8:00am to 6:00pm. You must be age 10 or over to participate and the cost is $25.00 which includes transportation. This is a moderate hiking trip to view the largest water fall in the eastern U.S. Preregistration is required by 4:00pm on July 3rd. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – This is the third installment on topics and issues concerning the proposed FY 2014 city budget. Department directors have been working to gather information to questions we posed during the two budget work sessions.
Proposed New Park – Ward 10: Those that have followed my efforts on the council know that one of the items on my long “to do” list was to establish a city park in the ward. If you look at the location of city parks in Clarksville, you will see they are clustered to the western side of the city, with many of those located in or around the old city center.
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and the Friends of the Blueway are hosting a cleanup at one of the City parks. Join the Friends on October 20th from 8:00am to 10:00am at Billy Dunlop Park, located at 1930 East Boy Scout Road.
Participants will be cleaning the West Fork Red River area of the park that is frequently used by canoes and kayaks. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – If you haven’t tried out some of the Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs yet – July is the perfect time to sign up! Outdoor Rec will start the month off with a King’s Bluff Climbing Trip on July 7th from 9:00am until 2:00pm.
Ages 12 and above are invited to participate and the cost is $35.00 per person; transportation and equipment are provided. King’s Bluff is some of the best climbing in middle Tennessee and is located just 15 minutes from post. Please bring appropriate clothing, water, snacks, and a packed lunch. This trip is geared towards beginners so all are welcome. Preregistration is required by 4:00pm on July 6th. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell’s Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs offer Climbing, Biking, Rafting, Fishing and Camping in July
Fort Campbell, KY – If you haven’t tried out some of the Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs yet – July is the perfect time to sign up! Outdoor Recreation will start the month off with a King’s Bluff Climbing Trip on July 7th from 9:00am until 2:00pm. Ages 12 and above are invited to participate and the cost is $35.00 per person; transportation and equipment are provided.
King’s Bluff is some of the best climbing in Middle Tennessee and is located just 15 minutes from post. Please bring appropriate clothing, water, snacks, and a packed lunch. This trip is geared towards beginners so all are welcome. Preregistration is required by 4:00pm on July 6th. «Read the rest of this article»
Celebration Will Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary
Burns, TN – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary and to help commemorate this important milestone, Montgomery Bell State Park will hold a special community event on May 25th, beginning at 11:00am. The event is open to the public.
Highlights at the anniversary event will include a live Birds of Prey program given by Regional Interpretive Specialist David Haggard, showcasing our nation’s symbol – the American Bald Eagle – among other unique birds. Canoes and paddleboats will also be provided to park visitors at no charge on a first come, first served basis. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – Learn the basics of climbing with Climbing 101 on July 5th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at King’s Bluff. This clinic will cover the basics of rock climbing such as belay technique, equipment use, proper climbing technique, and will prepare you with the basic knowledge to venture into the high adrenaline based sport of rock climbing.
Meet at the Outdoor Recreation Main Office. The fee for the Climbing 101 clinic is $15.00 and participants must be at least 16 years of age. Transportation is provided and preregistration required by 2:00pm on July 5th. «Read the rest of this article»
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