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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.

Billy Dunlop Park.

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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

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Office

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

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City of Clarksville braces for Flooding

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, 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.

Several Clarksville area parks remain closed as officials monitor roads.

Several Clarksville area parks remain closed as officials monitor roads.

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City of Clarksville Departments deal with Rising Water

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation closed several park areas Tuesday because of rising water, and the Clarksville Street Department and Clarksville Police continued to monitor roads and travel conditions as more rain was forecast.

Water issues closed sections of Liberty Park, including the Bark Park and Clarksville Marina, officials said. Boat ramps at McGregor Park and Billy Dunlop Park were also closed by high water, along with the canoe and kayak launch at Robert Clark Park.

Several park areas close as City of Clarksville officials monitor low-lying roads.

Several park areas close as City of Clarksville officials monitor low-lying roads.

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City of Clarksville battered by Heavy Rain and High Winds

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Trees and power lines were knocked down by high winds late Thursday and early Friday across the city, while heavy rains forced water over roadways in some low-lying areas.

Emergency management officials said Clarksville saw from 6 to 7.5 inches of rain overnight, and winds with gusts up to 44 mph. The rain was pushing the Red River and the Cumberland River to flood stage. Localized flash flooding was occurring along the creeks and streams that flow into the rivers.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Float the River on May 20th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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.

Float the River event set for Saturday, May 20th.

Float the River event set for Saturday, May 20th.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites public to Robert Clark Park Cleanup, April 22nd

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation is hosting a cleanup from 8:00am-10:00am Saturday, April 22nd at Robert Clark Park, 1449 Tiny Town Road.

Clarksvillians are encouraged to join in the beautification of one of the City’s favorite blueway access points.

Robert Clark Park Cleanup day set for Saturday, April 22nd, 2017.

Robert Clark Park Cleanup day set for Saturday, April 22nd, 2017.

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