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BOWIE NATURE PARK

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Fairview, Tennessee in Williamson County

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NATURE EXPLORERS AGES: 5-7 YEARS OLD 10-11am September 17th - Cold Blooded Creatures Bring your children out to a naturalist-led class that will immerse them in the forest, using different exploration-based techniques to engage them with nature. Registration required - opens at 8:00am August 14th NATURE INVESTIGATORS AGES: 8-12 YEARS ...
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Over 700 acres of forest, lakes and 17 miles of trails… Bowie is a great place for individuals, couples and families to come and enjoy their time. Bicycling, horseback riding, fishing, running, walking and playing aboard the Treehouse Playground can be enjoyed each and every day of the year.


Nature Center & Trail Closure Info Call: (615) 799-5544
At any time, trails may be closed to bikers and horseback riders due to wet conditions, it is advisable to call before riding.
When visiting the Park, stop by the Nature Center where you can grab a trail map, get oriented, see our animals and exhibits, and pick up a program guide to learn about what activities are happening in the park.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

From upcoming youth classes and events, special and seasonal activities, or just what’s happening around the Park… be sure to check out the Bowie Blog for all the latest happenings.

PHOTO GALLERY

Nature’s beauty is found in abundance at Bowie Park. But so are the awesome facilities available to everyone. Take a look inside Bowie Park with our photo gallery montage.

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Classes Designed for Homeschoolers – Summer 2018

NATURE EXPLORERS AGES: 5-7 YEARS OLD 10-11am September 17th - Cold Blooded Creatures Bring your children out to a naturalist-led class that will immerse them in the forest, using different exploration-based techniques to engage them with nature. Registration required - opens at 8:00am August 14th NATURE INVESTIGATORS AGES: 8-12 YEARS OLD 10-11am September 24th - Scales & Scutes  Join us monthly as we become scientists and learn the skills necessary to observe and explore our natural world.  Each month we will have a new topic.  Registration required - opens at 8:00am August 21st NATURE SCOUTS Theme: Habitats August 15th & 29th, September 12th & 26th  Ages: 8-12 years old 12:00 – 1:30pm *Must attend all classes Allow your child’s interest to thrive in this comprehensive science program that uses four classes over an eight-week period to investigate a seasonal theme. This program has a special registration process.  Since this program is more in-depth than our other homeschool-oriented classes, we have created a unique registration process. If you child/ren would like to participate in the theme for the nature scouts class, they will need to write one paragraph on why they are interested. The paragraph must be handwritten. This way we ...
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TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo June 2018

Fairview Parks Department and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is inviting kids ages 16 and under to take part in one of the world’s oldest and most-loved pastimes – fishing! This year’s Youth Fishing Rodeo will be held once again at Veteran’s Memorial Park at Evergreen Lake off of Hwy 96 in Fairview.  It is located on Black Pine Road across the street form Leatherwood Inc. The Rodeo will be June 9th from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. as part of the statewide Free Fishing Day.  Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. with a drawing for prizes at 10 a.m.  Prizes to be given away have been donated by TWRA and include fishing equipment such as tackle boxes, and fishing poles. In addition to having a chance to catch catfish and win prizes, participants will be treated to free hot dogs and bottled water. On June 9th, kids 16 and under will have the first shot at catching hundreds of pounds of catfish that TWRA will release into the lake at Veterans Memorial Park.  Participants should bring one fishing pole per child participating in the Fishing Rodeo.  Please leave extra rods in the car.  Once the drawing for prizes is ...
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Garden Party – POSTPONED. DATE TO BE DETERMINED.

Garden Party June 16th 8 to 11:00am  All Ages Welcome A new rain garden is under construction at the Nature Center and we need your help to get it going!  A rain garden is a shallow depression that is planted with deep-rooted native plants.  Its job is to capture rainwater runoff and stop the water from reaching the sewer system. Rain gardens greatly increase your contribution to preserving clean rainwater, creating habitat, and preventing local flooding and water pollution.  Join us to learn more about these unique features and get your hands dirty helping to build one here in Bowie Park. Registration is required.  To register, please contact Nancy Jackson. Email: programdirector@nullfairview-tn.org               Phone: (615)799-5544 ext 2 ...
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Opportunities with Bowie

Employment Opportunities with Camp Bowie Bowie Park Nature Center is looking for qualified candidates to teach our Camp Bowie Summer Camps beginning in June. This is a part time position and pays $10/hour. Please email Nancy Jackson at ProgramDirector@nullfairview-tn.org to get the job description and the employment application. Check the Camp Bowie blog post linked below for more details about each camp. For any questions please contact Program Director Nancy Jackson at: 615-799-5544 ext. 2 or ProgramDirector@nullfairview-tn.org. Volunteer Opportunities with Camp Bowie Interested candidates ages 13-18 can volunteer with Camp Bowie! This is an excellent way to earn volunteer hours and valuable experience while enjoying the outdoors.  Check the Camp Bowie blog post linked below for more details about each camp. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Program Director Nancy Jackson at: 615-799-5544 ext. 2 or ProgramDirector@nullfairview-tn.org Camp Information ...
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