Don’t Miss Park Clean Up Day – Saturday, April 26th

It’s almost time for our annual Earth Day – Steele Creek Park Clean Up Celebration!  With your help we can work wonders to clean up much of the trash and debris that has collected around the lake and elsewhere over the winter.  Every year we collect large volumes of trash that otherwise might simply serve […]

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Summer Nature Camp Schedules Announced

Now that spring is officially here, it’s time to start thinking seriously about summer… and that means summer nature camps at Steele Creek Park.  With separate sessions designed especially for kids ages 7 to 9 and 10 to 13, these weeklong day camps offer both fun and education all wrapped into one in the great outdoors at […]

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Tree Keepers 2014: Mark Your Calendar Now

  Mark your calendars – Saturday, March 1st – for the annual Tree Keepers program at Steele Creek Park.  This year’s event includes presentations on “The Edible Landscape”, “Right Plant, Right Place”, “Proper Selection and Planting”, and “Trees in the Field: a Health Walk” with ETSU Arborist, Travis Watcon.  Spring is just around the corner.  So to learn more about planting and caring […]

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Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest Winners Announced

Winners of the 2013 Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest were announced Friday evening just prior to John Pickering’s presentation on DiscoverLife. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to all those who submitted photos.  Also, many thanks to our outstanding judges, Earl Neikirk of the Bristol Herald Courier and Chris Duncan of http://www.chrisduncanphotography.com/. Click here for a […]

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Don’t forget: Wildlife Weekend next week (October 11-12)

Don’t miss all the exciting and educational activities at the Park next weekend. It’s the 16th Annual Wildlife Weekend, this year with guest presenter John Pickering from Discover Life.  Click here for more details!

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Don’t miss John Pickering at Wildlife Weekend – October 11&12

We are very fortunate to have John Pickering as our special guest for Wildlife Weekend at Steele Creek Park on October 11th and 12th.  On Friday night (10/11)at 7:00 pm, he will give a brief talk about Discover Life.  At 7:45 we will have a Moth Party where John and others will have moth sheets […]

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Deadline for Photography Contest Entries Fast Approaching

Don’t miss the opportunity to submit your favorite Steele Creek Park nature photos for this year’s Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest and Show.  The deadline for entries is next Friday, September 27th.   All photos submitted will be on display throughout Wildlife Weekend on Friday and Saturday, October 11th and 12th.  Winners will be announced at the opening reception […]

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Wildlife Weekend Schedule Announced

Wildlife Weekend 2013 promises to be another exciting, fun-filled and educational event.  Join John Pickering from Discover Life for programs both Friday evening and Saturday morning.  Winners of the art and photography contests will be announced Friday evening, and all photographs and artwork will be on display throughout the event on Friday and Saturday.   Other […]

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Discover Life at Steele Creek Park – Wildlife Weekend October 11&12

Mark your calendars now for this year’s Wildlife Weekend, October 11 and 12.  Plan to come meet John Pickering of Discover Life and join in the many fun and educational activites that are planned.

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Geologic Hike (and Crawl!) into Quarry Cave – this Saturday

This Friday afternoon, August 30th, join geologist and Park Naturalist Jeremy Stout for an adventuresome outing.  Wear old clothes and meet at the Nature Center at 4:00 pm for a moderate hike and crawl into the Park’s own Quarry Cave.  Learn many fascinating “stories-in-stone” along the way!

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