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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave, a Natural Treasure

 

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Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Park will intrigue nature lovers, history buffs, spelunkers and budding archeologists. This 144-acre park in Clarksville is situated around Dunbar Cave which has the distinction of being the 280th largest cave complex in the world, stretching 8.5 miles toward the center of the earth.

The entrance to Dunbar Cave was inhabited by local prehistoric peoples for thousands of years before settlers arrived.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Kids catch interest in outdoors, environment at Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo

 

Written by Trey Church
Cheatham Lake Conservation Biologist

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – Kids caught fish and an interest in the outdoors and environment during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo.

“The Fishing Rodeo brought about many smiles, healthy competition, education, and memories to last a lifetime,” said Amy Hill, an event participant.

Every child (up to age 15) who signed up for the event received a prize ranging from fishing rods, archery sets, sporting equipment, local gift cards, and tackle boxes. Every participant was also treated to lunch from event sponsors.

This boy and father celebrate catching a fish during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo in Ashland City, Tennessee, June 16th, 2018. (Trey Church, USACE)

This boy and father celebrate catching a fish during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo in Ashland City, Tennessee, June 16th, 2018. (Trey Church, USACE)

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LBL to Waiver Fee in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be waiving fees at participating day-use facilities in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. General admission to the Elk and Bison Prairie will be free and Wranglers Campground will also be waiving day-use riding fees.

“We encourage visitors to come out and enjoy numerous free outdoor recreation opportunities year round,” said LBL Customer Service Manager Brian Beisel. “Bring your family and friends and experience hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, picnicking, and scenic driving in the great outdoors.”

Elk & Bison Prairie at LBL.

Elk & Bison Prairie at LBL.

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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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Liberty Park opens to waiting Clarksvillians

 

Liberty Park - Clarksville MarinaClarksville, TN – Liberty Park opened yesterday morning at dawn and Clarksvillians were ready and waiting for the opening of the park areas of the new Clarksville Marina.

Fishermen were the first on hand. They had been eying the pond for months looking forward for the chance to be one of the first anglers to try their luck there. By 10:00am around 20 anglers had staked out their positions around the banks.

Some young fishermen getting ready to try their luck at the Liberty Park pond.

Some young fishermen getting ready to try their luck at the Liberty Park pond.

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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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Fee Waiver Weekend at Land Between the Lakes in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Saturday through Monday, January 14th-16th, Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be waiving fees at participating day-use facilities in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  General admission to the Elk & Bison Prairie will be free and Wranglers Campground will also be waiving day-use riding fees.

“We encourage visitors to come out and enjoy numerous free outdoor recreation opportunities year round,” said LBL Customer Service Manager Brian Beisel.“Bring your family and friends and experience hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, picnicking, and scenic driving in the great outdoors.” «Read the rest of this article»

 


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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