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BOWIE NATURE PARK

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Fairview, Tennessee in Williamson County

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Camp Bowie 2019 Discover the wonders of the natural world this summer at Bowie Nature Park’s Camp Bowie! Our day camps are a great way for kids to learn about nature while having fun.  Each week campers will experience exciting nature studies, fun games, arts & crafts, and exploration hikes around ...
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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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Camp Bowie 2019

Camp Bowie 2019 Discover the wonders of the natural world this summer at Bowie Nature Park’s Camp Bowie! Our day camps are a great way for kids to learn about nature while having fun.  Each week campers will experience exciting nature studies, fun games, arts & crafts, and exploration hikes around our 700 acre park.  Registration begins February 1st. Camps are held in June and July. Half-day Camps for 5-7 year olds are from 8:30-12:00pm and require a tuition of $75 per week.  Full-day camps are available for 8-12 year olds and are from 8:30-3:30pm.  The cost is $125 a week.  All campers will receive a t-shirt, daily snacks, and life-long memories. Camp Dates and Themes: Half Day Camps Little Adventurers Camp—5-7 year olds (June 10th-14th) - $75    Get outside and explore with us!  All week we will learn about outdoor survival basics and learn valuable skills using hands-on activities and games. A Bug's Life Camp—5-7 year olds (July 8th-12th) - $75   This week will focus on lives of the most abundant creatures on earth.  Campers will learn about these creepy crawlies through games, crafts, and exploration of their different habitats.   Full Day Camps Outdoor Adventures—8-12 year olds (June 17th-21st) ...
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Programs for Little Ones – Winter 2019

Nature Strollers Ages: 18 months to 5 years 10:00am to 11:00am January 7th – The Moon February 4th – Winter Birds  March 4th - Signs of Spring 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 9:30 – 10:00am March 4th – Signs of Spring 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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Owl Prowl – Winter 2019

Owl Prowl All Ages January 18th 5:00pm-6:30pm Owls are amazing nocturnal navigators, fantastic flyers, and the silent hunters of the bird world.  Take a night hike with us as we call for owls and hopefully spot these majestic creatures. Meet us at the Nature Center! Registration is required. Please call 615-799-5544 ext 2 or email njackson@nullfairview-tn.org to inquire about spaces available ...
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Programs Designed for Homeschoolers – Winter 2019

To register for any of the following programs, please contact Nancy Jackson at njackson@nullfairview-tn.org or (615)799-5544 ext 2 NATURE EXPLORERS AGES: 5-7 YEARS OLD 10:00-11:00am January 14th – Tracks & Traces – Registration opens Jan. 2nd February 11th – Rocks & Minerals – Registration opens Jan. 15th March 11th - Weather - Registration opens Feb. 12th  Bring your children out to a naturalist-led class that will immerse them in the natural world, using different exploration-based techniques to get them engaged. Registration required – opens at 8:00am on date stated above NATURE INVESTIGATORS AGES: 8-12 YEARS OLD 10:00-11:30am January 28th – Tracks & Traces – Registration opens Jan. 8th February 25th – Rocks & Minerals – Registration opens Jan. 29th March 25th - Weather - Registration opens Feb. 26th  Join us monthly as we become scientists and learn the skills necessary to observe and explore our world.  Each month we will have a new topic. Registration required – opens at 8:00am on date stated above NATURE RANGERS Ages: 13-18 10am-11:30am February 20th – Tree ID Seize this unique opportunity to closely study the park’s ecology using scientific methods. Participants will do hands on field research using lab techniques and data collection to ...
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