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BOWIE NATURE PARK

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Fairview, Tennessee in Williamson County

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Nature Strollers Ages: 18 months to 5 years 10:00am to 11:00am August 13th – Butterflies – A Butterfly Is Patient - by Dianna Hutts Aston & Sylvia Long  September 10th – Snakes –  I DON’T LIKE SNAKES - by Nicola Davies  Encourage your little one’s curiosity with nature and the outdoors! During ...
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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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Programs for Little Ones – Summer 2018

Nature Strollers Ages: 18 months to 5 years 10:00am to 11:00am August 13th – Butterflies – A Butterfly Is Patient - by Dianna Hutts Aston & Sylvia Long  September 10th – Snakes –  I DON’T LIKE SNAKES - by Nicola Davies  Encourage your little one’s curiosity with nature and the outdoors! During the program, we will read a book, sing songs, play games, make a craft, and go on a child friendly hike.  Each month there will be a new theme. No registration required Joann’s Puppet Powwow Ages: Families 10:00 - 10:30am September 4th – Insects Have a seat around our puppet theatre in Joann’s Outdoor Classroom as our naturalists present a series of puppet shows! Every series will revolve around a central environmental theme such as life cycles, hibernation, or pollination. Puppet shows will be followed by activities that enhance the topic addressed in the show. No registration required but may be canceled due to weather. Call 615-799-5544 for information ...
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Star Party – August 2018

Star Party All Ages 8:30 - 10:30pm August 17th  Join Bowie Park and Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society at our Star Party.  Feel free to bring a blanket so you can lie down and look up.  BSAS will have telescopes to look at objects such as Saturn, Mars, and double stars!    No registration required but may be canceled due to weather. Call 615-799-5544 for information. Check our Facebook page for last minute cancellation notices ...
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Yoga in Bowie Park

Yoga can be practiced by all ages and fitness levels.  In the event of inclement weather, class will be moved into the Nature Center. Yoga with Rebecca Dandekar - RYT 200 Ages: 13yrs & Up Thursdays 5:30 to 6:30pm Strengthen your body and calm your mind surrounded by the peaceful beauty of Bowie Park. Join us in Joann's Outdoor Classroom to begin your yoga practice or deepen an existing practice; all skill levels welcome. Please bring a mat and water. $5/class Suggested Donation No registration required Yoga with Maarika Mann - RYT 200 Ages: 13yrs & Up Saturdays 9:00 to 10:00am From saucha to savasana, come practice yoga in Joann's Outdoor Classroom. Learn basic meditation to calm your mind, yin yoga to strengthen your poses and yoga sequences you can incorporate into your own practice. Please bring a mat and water. Donations Welcome No registration required ...
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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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