Butterfly Walk this Saturday

Meet Park Naturalist Larry McDaniel at the Nature Center for a mild walk in search of these beautiful summertime gems – this Saturday, August 24th, at 10:00 am.

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Trinkle Hollow Nature Hike this Saturday

Join Park Naturalist Don Holt for an adventurous hike into some of the most remote areas of the Park.  Trek where few have been, and enjoy the beautiful scenery.  Meet at the Nature Center at 8:00 am this Saturday, August 17th.  Be sure to bring water and a snack for this hike!

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Insect Photography Walk this Saturday

What:  We will take an easy hike learning the basics of macro photography  with some rare and challenging subjects – bugs!  Bring your own digital camera, or borrow one of ours free!  When:  Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 10:00 am Where:  Steele Creek Park Nature Center Who:  This activity will be lead by Naturalist, Larry McDaniel, with Parks and Recreation Department. Contact:  Steele […]

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2013 Wildlife Weekend Photo Contest and Show

Friends will again be sponsoring an amateur photography contest and show. The event will be held in conjunction with the annual Wildlife Weekend celebration at the Park.  Amateur photographers of all ages, including children and teens, are encouraged to participate. Eligible photographs must be taken at Steele Creek Park in Bristol, Tennessee and be focused on […]

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Don’t forget Park Cleanup Day – this Saturday!

Come to the Park this Saturday morning and help us celebrate Earth Day with our annual spring cleaning!  Click here for details.      

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2013 Nature Center Camps – Time to Sign Up Now

Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes another season of exciting Nature Camps at Steele Creek Park.  This year there will be six sessions, three for campers ages 7-9 and three for campers ages 10-13.   Themes for the camps include “Exploring Nature Through Journaling” (both age groups), “Young Scientists’ Camp” (ages 7-9), and “Geology Rocks” (ages […]

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Moth Night at the Park – Friday, April 5

  What: An opportunity to meet entomologists (people who study insects) and other folks who just enjoying watching moths.  Personnel from the Nature Center will give an informative talk on local moths, then take the group out to the “light trap” to see what creatures it’s attracted. When: Friday, April 5, 2013 at 7:30 PM Where: […]

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2013 Park Clean Up Day – Saturday, April 20th

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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Springtime at Steele Creek Park

Spring officially starts tomorrow, March 20th, which means that it’s time for things to really start rocking at Steele Creek Park.  The train starts running this weekend (weekends only until Memorial Day), the boats will be available to rent starting in early May, and summer hours for the Nature Center, train and boats begin Memorial […]

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Woodpecker Walk Scheduled for Saturday, March 16th

Join park naturalist Larry McDaniel for an informative walk in search of woodpeckers on Saturday, March 16th.  If interested, meet at the Nature Center at 9:30 am for the mild walk. For more information call the Nature Center (423) 989-5616.

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