Monthly Archives: November 2016

Radnor Lake November Volunteer Trail Day (Nov. 26th, 2016)
November 26, 2016 Volunteer Day.  Picture by Steve Ward

This past Saturday, 48 volunteers from Hands on Nashville, TN Promise Students and park visitors came to Radnor Lake State Natural Area to work with the ranger staff on two trail projects to help us close out our volunteer days for 2016.   Volunteers visitors worked with Ranger Will Peters mulching the Lake Trail with wheelbarrows and worked on installing limestone by hand at the Historic Valve House Project with Ranger Michael Barnes.

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Sunset After Thanksgiving Hike at Radnor Lake State Natural Area on November 25th, 2016
Harris 3 Sunset After Thanksgiving Hike.  Picture by Steve Ward.

27 park visitors attended the After Thanksgiving Sunset Hike on the Harris 3 Tract on November 25th led by Dr. Doug Heffington, geography professor at Middle Tennessee State University, Park Ranger Paul Schauer and Park Manager Steve Ward. This interpretive hike was to the park’s newest ridgetops that is currently being acquired thanks to the partnership between the State of Tennessee, Friends of Radnor Lake and the Harris Family.  This was

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After Thanksgiving Hikes at Radnor Lake State Natural Area (November 25th, 2016)
11AM After Thanksgiving Hike

Thirteen park visitors joined Park Ranger Dustin Crowell for a 2 hour hike to one of the park's newest ridgetops acquired in a partnership between the State of Tennessee and Friends of Radnor Lake in 2011.  This 37 acre addition now known as Harris Ridge #1 was the first of two ridgetops acquired along the southeastern boundary over the past 6 years.

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Fall 2016
30 Hikes in 30 Days Campaign at Radnor Lake (Nov. 1st thru 12th pics) 2016
November 2nd 9am.  Picture by Steve Ward

The ranger staff at Radnor Lake State Natural Area have been conducting hikes the past month for park visitors to our newly acquired Harris Ridge Project.   This past Saturday (Nov. 12th), we had 21 visitors attend two hikes (7am and 1pm) to see this property first hand, learn about the watershed, viewshed, natural and cultural significance and future management plans thanks to the partnership between Tennessee State Parks, Friends of Radnor

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Tennessee State Parks First Hike Series at Radnor Lake 2016
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After Thanksgiving Hike-----Harris Ridge Phase #1 Hike   Friday, November 25th at 11am. Join Park Ranger Dustin Crowell for a hike to one of the park's newest ridgetops acquired in a partnership between the State of Tennessee and Friends of Radnor Lake in 2011.  This 37 acre addition now known as Harris Ridge #1 was the first of two ridgetops acquired along the southeastern boundary over the past 6 years. See the views from the ridgetop, learn

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30 Day Hike/October 24-31, 2016
Harris 3 hike 9am on October 31st 2016 by Steve Ward

The ranger staff conducted 8 hikes October 24-31, 2016 for park visitors to our newly acquired property off Franklin Road. [caption id="attachment_6363" align="alignnone" width="300"] Harris 3 hike 10am on October 24th 2016 by Steve Ward[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6362" align="alignnone" width="300"] Harris 3 hike 10am on October 24th 2016 by Steve Ward[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6360" align="alignnone" width="300"] Harris 3 hike

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