Monday Night: Napier to present Park history to Bristol Historical Association

In recognition of Steele Creek Park’s 50th anniversary this year, Terry Napier will be speaking to the Bristol Historical Association on the history of Steele Creek Park, this Monday, February 10 at 6:30 pm.  Terry, (Bristol Tennessee’s Director of Parks and Recreation) has recently done extensive research into the Park’s history.  The program promises to be […]

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Nature Center Winter Schedule Announced

Fossils, birds, astronomy, photography, winter survival and more!  Check out the many programs scheduled at the Nature Center starting in early January! Click here for the complete schedule of events

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Park History Open House a great success!

Thanks to everyone who helped to make this weekend’s Steele Creek Park History Open House a great success.  There was a wonderful turnout of folks, all of whom are interested in the history of our beautiful park.  Those attending had an opportunity to mingle and share stories with each other and to view the SCP Timeline […]

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Park History Open House – Sunday, May 19th

Friends of Steele Creek Nature Center and Park will be kicking off a year-and-a-half-long celebration of the Park’s 50th Anniversary at our annual membership meeting and open house on Sunday, May 19th. The event, to be held at the Steele Creek Park Lodge, will be open to the public and will feature a presentation by […]

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Wildflowers and butterflies with Don Holt

It was a beautiful spring day today… perfect weather for an easy and informative walk with park naturalist Don Holt. For those who don’t know Don, he’s a walking encyclopedia of east Tennessee natural history. After a short ramble through the Nature Center wildflower garden area, we had a great couple of hours seeking out […]

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Butterfly Walk: Saturday, April 13th

Join Park Naturalist Don Holt for a Butterfly Walk, this Saturday, April 13th.  Meet Don at the Nature Center at 2:00 pm to go looking for butterflies!    

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Two great articles in The Tennessee Conservationist

There are two particularly notable articles in the current issue of The Tennessee Conservationist Magazine (in addition to all of the other interesting articles).  Steele Creek Park’s own Jeremy Stout provides a fascinating look at “Alligators in Tennessee: Past Present and Future” and Rack Cross (regional ornithologic expert) encourages folks to “Observe a Diversity of […]

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Geology Hike to the Quarry Cave – February 9th

Meet Jeremy at the Nature Center at 9:00 am for a moderate hike to learn the stories in stone of the last half-billion years in Steele Creek Park!

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Don’t Miss Wildlife Weekend 2012 – October 12 & 13

The 15th annual Wildlife Weekend at Steele Creek Park is set for Friday and Saturday October 12th and 13th.   Following an opening reception at 6:30 Friday evening, awards for both the art and photography contests will be presented at the Lodge.  Following this, Don Holt will present a special program on Steele Creek After Dark starting at the amphitheater. There […]

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Time’s Running Out – For Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Entries

You have just a little over two weeks left to submit your photos for this year’s Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest and Show.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to show off our park by showing off your photographs… and perhaps win a cash prize as well! All entries must be in by 4 pm on Friday, September […]

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