Events & Hikes
Guided hikes, children's hike, kids' nature journal, signs of wildlife, and more! These programs are FREE to attend. Activities marked with an asterisk (*) require online pre-registration using the codes provided. For more information, please call the park at (615)232-4154.
Photography Workshop 10:00am- We are excited to offer the opportunity to learn some of the principles of photography from one of our area’s great nature photographers. Wade Hooper and other staff members will guide you along your way during this two-hour workshop. The session will begin with a slide show showing some beautiful photographs taken in the area. The rest of the session will allow participants to take their cameras into the field to get some great shots of their own. This workshop is free, but pre-registration is required. Registration #: 15611
Night Hike 6:00pm- Join park staff for a one-mile long hike in the dark! Pre-registration is strictly required. Registration #: 15612
November 29: Day after Thanksgiving Hike 9:30am- Come to Timberland and avoid the crowds around town as we take a refreshing 1 mile hike. Registration #: 15613
December 6: Guided Hike - 9:30am Join park staff on a hike on our two mile loop out to the Big East Fork Reserve. Register for activity #16253
December 9: Snack with Santa - 10:00-11:00am FREE Event! Pre-registration required. Come enjoy this free event with a fun craft and pictures with Santa. Parents don't forget your camera! For more information contact: Erin Williams at 615-786-0200 ext 2417. Register for activity #16115
December 13: Mammal Pelts and Skulls - 2:30pm Come and explore different mammal pelts and the skulls that go with them! Register for activity #16254
December 20: Beeswax Candle Making - 2:00pm We will be learning about the life history of bees and then make some honeycomb candles that participants can take home with them. $2.00/person. Register for activity #16255
January 10: Night Hike - 5:00pm Join us for a hike on a cold winter’s night! The hike will be between half a mile and a mile long. Pre-registration is required for this free program. Register for activity #16256
January 11: Fireside Tales - 11:00am Join us on this chilly Saturday next to the fire and listen to some stories from the great state of Tennessee. Register for activity #16257
January 15: Guided Hike - 9:30am Come along with park staff on a one mile hike along our Still Hollow and Ravine Ridge Trails! Register for activity #16258
February 7: Guided Hike - 9:30am Join us on a 1.5 mile hike on our East Perimeter and Inman Hollow Trails. Register for activity #16259
February 14: Unique Courtship Strategies of the Natural World - 2:00pm This presentation will cover unique courtship habits of creatures both from Tennessee as well as around the world, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Bring your significant other or come on your own. It is bound to be an educational time! Register for activity #16260
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