Topic: Port Royal State Park
Clarksville, TN – With warmer weather coming, Dunbar Cave State Park and Port Royal State Historic Park are hosting free guided spring hikes led by park rangers on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019.
The hikes fit every level, from short easy-to-walk trails to longer treks through more adventurous terrain, each featuring the natural settings that are so diverse across the state.
“The spring hikes are a great way to explore our parks, as well as get to know other people who share the outdoors in a group setting,” said Anne Marshall, acting deputy commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
City of Clarksville
Clarksville, TN – Several Clarksville roads and park areas remained closed Saturday because of rising water, and the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, Clarksville Street Department and Clarksville Police continued to monitor parks, roads and travel conditions as more rain was forecast.
The National Weather Service issued flood warnings Saturday for the Cumberland River at Clarksville and the Red River at Port Royal, saying potentially life-threatening flooding will be possible.
National Weather Service (NWS)
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service has extended the Flood Warning for the Red River at Port Royal until Sunday, February 24th until 10:17pm.
River levels along the Red River continue to rise and are expected to exceed Flood Stage Sunday afternoon. The Red River at Port Royal affects Montgomery County and Robertson County.
At 2:00pm Saturday, February 23rd, the stage of the Red River at Port Royal was 20.9 feet and rising. Minor flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
National Weather Service (NWS)
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and parts of Middle Tennessee that is in effect from Thursday night, February 21st, 2019 through Saturday evening, February 23rd.
Another storm system will bring waves of heavy rain across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee starting tonight and continuing through Saturday night.
An additional 2-4 inches of rain with locally higher amounts are expected through Saturday night. Due to the recent excessive rain, soils are saturated and area rivers and creeks are full.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service says that while the rain is over and waters are beginning to recede, the Cumberland River at Clarksville remains in Action Stage. It is expected to fall out of Action Stage this evening.
The Flood Advisory continues until late tonight.
At 4:00am, Saturday, September 2nd the stage was 41.7 feet and falling. Action stage is 40.0 feet. The river will continue to fall to near 34.4 feet by tomorrow morning.
Clarksville, TN – The Tuckessee Harley Owner’s Group recently took a group ride to the Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky. In what was described as a “hookie day” ride, members took leave of absence from their work stations to spend the day on the open road.
After meeting at Appleton’s Harley Davidson in Clarksville, the group pulled out at 9:00am for a full day of riding and fellowship.
Their route took them through Port Royal State Park, into Kentucky where they picked up Highway 79 through Russellville, and on to Bowling Green, where they made their first “pit” stop. From there, they headed north and enjoyed a picture perfect day for riding.
Clarksville, TN – This past weekend, October 8th and 9th, hundreds of people descended on Port Royal State Park to attend the 19th Annual Intertribal Powwow and 10th Annual Trail of Tears Memorial Walk.
The event kicked off with the Trail of Tears Memorial Walk which symbolizes the return of Native Americans via the trail that took them to the Oklahoma Territories in the 1830s. During that time around 125,000 Native Americans were resettled into Indian territory which is around modern-day Oklahoma.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Native Cultural Circle is proud to present the 19th Annual Intertribal Powwow and 10th Annual Trail of Tears Memorial Walk! All drums and the public are welcome!
The Intertribal Powwow will be held October 8th and 9th on the Powwow grounds located just outside of Port Royal State Park in Adams, TN.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville has extended the Flood Warning for Red River at Port Royal until Saturday, May 28th, at 2:48am.
At 7:00am on Friday, May 27th, the stage was 29.8 feet and rising. Minor flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
The Red River is forecasted to rise above flood stage this morning and continue to rise to near 31.0 feet this afternoon.
Clarksville’s Native American Cultural Circle to hold 18th Annual Intertribal Powwow at Port Royal October 10th and 11th
Clarksville, TN – The Native Cultural Circle (NCC) of Clarksville will be holding their 18th annual Intertribal Powwow on October 10th and 11th; the festivities begin around 9:00am on Saturday, and 10:00am on Sunday. The Grand Entry that officially opens each day begins around Noon. Come out and take part in a two day celebration of Native American Culture and traditions.
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