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BOWIE NATURE PARK

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Fairview, Tennessee in Williamson County

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Youth Fishing Rodeo Set for June 8 at Veteran’s Memorial Park Fairview Parks Department and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is inviting kids ages 15 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 ...
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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.

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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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Fishing Rodeo 2019

Youth Fishing Rodeo Set for June 8 at Veteran’s Memorial Park Fairview Parks Department and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is inviting kids ages 15 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 8th 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 food and bottled water. On June 8th, kids 15 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 ...
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Star Party June 2019

Star Party All Ages 9:00 – 11:00pm June 7th 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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Programs for Little Ones – Spring 2019

Joann’s Puppet Powwow Ages: Families 9:30 – 10:00am April 1st – Wetland Animals May 6th - Insects   CANCELED 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. Nature Strollers Ages: 18 months to 5 years 10:00am to 11:00am April 1st – Wetland Animals  May 6th – Insects 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 ...
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Programs for Homeschoolers – Spring 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 April 15th – Salamanders – Registration opens March 12th May 13th – Insects – Registration opens April 16th  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 April 29th – Salamanders – Registration opens March 26th May 20th – Insects – Registration opens April 30th 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 April 24th – Wetlands 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 examine the many environments of Bowie. Registration is required ...
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