New Year’s Eve Hikes

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Unless otherwise noted, reservations for activities open at 9:30 A.M. on the Sunday before the program and will be taken until it is full. Please call 373-3467 to sign up.

Deaf or Hearing Impaired Visitors please contact Park Manager Steve Ward for sign language assistance for any of our programs at Steve.Ward@tn.gov

First Hike Series: New Year’s Eve Hike to Harris Ridge Phase #2 at Radnor Lake State Natural Area

14th Annual New Year’s Eve Hike at Radnor Lake State Natural Area.

Thursday, December 31st at 10pm. Join Park Manager Steve Ward, Ranger Dustin Crowell and Park Ranger Sam King for a midnight hike to the newest acquired ridgetop at Radnor Lake State Natural Area. Acquired in 2015, this addition 17 acre addition to the Harris Ridge Tract was acquired in a partnership between the State of Tennessee and Friends of Radnor Lake. See the view from the newly acquired ridgetop, learn about the watershed and viewshed at Radnor Lake and learn about the historical and natural features of this property. Meet at the East Parking Area off of Franklin Road. Bring water, a walking stick and wear sturdy shoes. Reservations are required and open Sunday, December 20th at 10am. Ages 15 and up.

First Hike Series: New Year’s Day Hike at Radnor Lake State Natural Area

Friday, January 1st at 11am. Join Ranger Will Peters and Ranger Paul Schauer for a hike to a hike to one of the newest acquired ridgetops near Dyer Observatory that was acquired in 2014 in a partnership between the State of Tennessee, Friends of Radnor Lake and the Land Trust for Tennessee. Enjoy the scenic view over Brentwood and learn about the natural features of this property including endangered plant research partnership between the State of Tennessee, Penn State University and Friends of Radnor Lake. Meet at the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center at 11am. . Bring water, a walking stick and wear sturdy shoes. This strenuous hike will last about 2 hours. Reservations are required and open Sunday, December 20th at 10am. Ages 14 and up.