Spring Break Nature Camps!

Still looking for something for your kids to do during Spring Break? It’s not too late to register for Spring Break Nature Camps! This fun week of camp is a great opportunity for kids to explore nature and enjoy Steele Creek Park. Spaces are limited and your child must be pre-registered. Take advantage of early […]

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Tree Keepers Workshop – Saturday, March 12th

Don’t miss the 2016 edition of the Annual Steele Creek Park Tree Keepers Workshop scheduled for Saturday, March 12th at the Park Lodge.  This year’s featured speakers include regional sustainable family farmer and King University faculty member, Dr. Richard Moyer, and E.T.S.U. Arborist Manager, Travis Watson. Topics to be covered include “Tree Basics”, “Basic Tree […]

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Wildlife Weekend 2015

Despite the less than ideal weather, this year’s Wildlife Weekend was one of the best in recent years. For those that came to the Park to learn and have fun, the weather was not a damper! For a full report on the weekend’s activities, see the October Knobs and Knolls newsletter! Wildlife Weekend in Photos […]

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Fall Nature Center Programs

It’s hard to believe that school is back in session and fall is just around the corner. Where did summer go? But fall is a wonderful time to get out and enjoy the Park and learn more about the natural treasures it contains.  Jeremy, Don and Larry have a variety of walks and other activities […]

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Summer Activities at the Nature Center

The schedule of Nature Center summer activities will soon be out with something for everyone! In addition to the Summer Nature Camps, Jeremy, Don and Larry will be busy with events including: “Breeding Birds of Steele Creek Park”, “Kids’ Nature Awareness”, “Slagle Hollow Scenic Hike”, Butterfly Walk”, and “Insect Photography”. Check back here for a complete […]

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Additional Summer Nature Camps – Due to Popular Demand!

Summer is almost here, and with it comes the opportunity for kids to participate in the Summer Nature Camps at Steele Creek Park.  These very popular camps are conducted by the Nature Center Staff. Separate sessions are conducted for campers of different ages, and each focuses on a different aspect of the wonderful world of […]

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Phillip Klahs to Discuss Park’s Botanical Diversity this Monday Evening

If you’d like to know more about the diversity of plant life at Steele Creek Park, plan to join us this coming Monday evening (11/17) for a presentation by Phillip Klahs. Phillip will be receiving his Master’s Degree in Biology from ETSU next month. For his thesis, he has completed the most extensive survey ever undertaken […]

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Join Jeremy on a “Fall Colors Hike” this Friday

Don’t let the winter-like weather get you down… This Friday afternoon (11/7/14), plan to join Jeremy for a strenuous hike into the knobs in search of amazing fall colors and beautiful vistas! Meet at the Nature Center at 3:00 pm. Bring water and maybe a snack for the trek.  

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2014 Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Winners Announced

Winners of the 2014 Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest were announced Friday evening just prior to Kevin Hamed’s presentation on “50 Years of Natural History at Steele Creek Park”. This was one of the most successful show’s we’ve had in recent years, with well over 100 pictures submitted by some 30 photographers! Congratulations to all of […]

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Steele Creek Park on YouTube

A variety of videos of Steele Creek Park can be seen on YouTube these days.  Take a look at the Park as recorded by many different folks, from many different perspectives… from the air, from the road, by bike and on foot… views of the train, the trails, the lake and all of the beauty […]

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