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Come Out, Explore Clarksville Tennessee

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Planning spring and summer travel that’s a little closer to home is the aim for many Americans in 2021. Maybe you’re searching for a smaller destination that’s less crowded than a beach or theme park.

Fishing at Liberty Park. (Visit Clarksville)

Fishing at Liberty Park. (Visit Clarksville)

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, Charlie Cushman honored with “Tennessee Music Pathways” Markers

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Visit Clarksville honored the Roxy Regional Theatre and Grammy award winning banjoist Charlie Cushman in his hometown with the unveiling of “Tennessee Music Pathways” markers.

Local and state leaders, Roxy supporters and the Cushman family gathered in two ceremonies to mark the special commemorations on Thursday, November 19th, 2020.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Visit Clarksville Chair Ginna Holleman and TDTD Commissioner Mark Ezell at the Roxy Regional Theatre's “Tennessee Music Pathways” Marker.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Visit Clarksville Chair Ginna Holleman and TDTD Commissioner Mark Ezell at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Tennessee Music Pathways” Marker.

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Austin Peay State University’s SGI, Tennessee State Parks set “Prescribed Fire” at Dunbar Cave

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a clear October afternoon, 15 acres of restored native prairie at Dunbar Cave State Park in Clarksville, Tennessee, went up in flames. Smoke lifted high over city streets and neighborhoods, while community volunteers and officials with the Tennessee Division of Natural Areas cheered on a well-planned prescribed fire to help promote and enhance native prairie species.  

The restored native prairie before the fire. (APSU)

The restored native prairie before the fire. (APSU)

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After Thanksgiving Hikes at Dunbar Cave State Park, Port Royal State Historic Park

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, TN – Skip the Black Friday shopping and join Dunbar Cave State Park and Port Royal State Historic Park on the day after Thanksgiving for a post-holiday hike with family and friends. 

Dunbar Cave State Park 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 Park’s hike will begin at 9:00am.  Port Royal State Historic Park will start their hike at 10:00am.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

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Kings Bluff Brewery, Dunbar Cave State Park create Dunbar Draught

 

Kings Bluff BreweryClarksville, TN – Kings Bluff Brewery has been working on a project with their friends at Dunbar Cave State Park, and @tennesseestateparks on Meet the Dunbar Draught!

It’s a black lager, fermented in the depths of Clarksville’s best known cave, Dunbar Cave. This small batch will be spun up into a large batch, with a portion of proceeds going to the Friends of Dunbar Cave Foundation to raise awareness and help with cave upkeep.

Dunbar Draught fermenting deep inside Clarksville's Dunbar Cave.

Dunbar Draught fermenting deep inside Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave.

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for September 28th, 2019

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Park 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 during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events are: Dunbar Cave – 1865!, Prairie Volunteer Workday.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 24th-25th, 2019

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, 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 during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events include: Unknown Realms.

Dunbar Cave State Park

Dunbar Cave State Park

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 17th-18th, 2019

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, 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 during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events include: Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival, Candlelight Yoga at the Cave, and Unknown Realms.

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 10th-11th, 2019

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, 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 during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events include: Unknown Realms.

Dunbar Cave State Park.

Dunbar Cave State Park.

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Dunbar Cave State Park to hold Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival, August 17th

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, the 4th annual Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival will be held at Dunbar Cave State Park in Clarksville, Tennessee.

This is a FREE event and a great way to spend an educational day outdoors for all ages. Parking at the park is limited but overflow parking with a shuttle is available at Dunbar Cave Baptist Church, 300 Dunbar Cave Road.

The festival will take place rain or shine. We look forward to seeing you there.

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

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