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Fall at Radnor Lake on November 3, 2017

Fall is here.  These pics were taken this morning and we expect fall colors to peak next week sometime. [caption id="attachment_7325" align="alignnone" width="300"] November 3rd, 2017 RLSNA Pix by S. Ward[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7324" align="alignnone" width="300"] November 3rd, 2017 RLSNA Pix by S. Ward[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7323" align="alignnone" width="300"] November 3rd, 2017 RLSNA Pix by S. Ward[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7321"

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Radnor Lake Fall Art Show with the Chestnut Group

On Thursday, November 2nd we kicked off our fall fundraising event with the Chestnut Group, the Radnor Lake Staff, TN State Parks and Friends of Radnor Lake.  This event runs thru Sunday, November 5th (8am til 5pm daily).  Thanks to this partnership, over $20,000 was raised on Thursday night alone to help support our land acquisition efforts as we close in on completion of our acquisition of properties for our Harris Ridge Trail Project.  

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Tennessee State Parks First Hike Series at Radnor Lake 2017

After Thanksgiving Hike----Harris Ridge Phase #3 Sunset Hike   Friday, November 24th at 2:30pm. Join Park Manager Steve Ward for a hike to one of the park’s newest ridgetops that was acquired in 2015 in a partnership between the State of Tennessee, Friends of Radnor Lake and the Harris Family along with 34 additional acres currently being added to complete this project.  The hike will explore not only the natural environment but the cultural

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Vanderbilt Service Day at Radnor Lake

On Tuesday afternoon, 20 volunteers of the Vanderbilt IFC Community (either current members in fraternities or potential new members, came to Radnor Lake to work with the park staff for Vanderbilt's Day of Service.  Benjamin Osterlund helped organized this service day at Radnor Lake with the park staff and summarized the reason they chose Radnor Lake:  "As a community, one of our pillars is service to the community, and the event at Radnor

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National Public Lands Day at Radnor Lake

Pictured Above:  Nissan at RLSNA NPLD. Pix by Vicki Smith   We kicked off NPLD Weekend today at Radnor Lake with our partners at Nissan.  Over 30 volunteers from Nissan spent the first half of the day with Ranger Dustin Crowell mulching the lake trail via wheelbarrow.  Nissan volunteers concluded their day at Radnor with a hike and tour of the Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center with Ranger Crowell.   Starting at 2pm, our NPLD Volunteer

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S-130 and S-190 Wildfire Training at Radnor Lake on August 24th, 2017

On August 24th, State Park Rangers across from across the State of Tennessee participated in a wildfire training at Radnor Lake State Natural Area.  Thanks to our partners at Tennessee Division of Forestry, 12 rangers were able to participate in a S-130 Firefighter Training and S-190 Wildland Fire Behavior certification. This training is a requirement for anyone working on wildfire response and/or conducting prescribed burns in Tennessee State Parks.

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RT-130 Wildfire Training Refresher at Radnor Lake (August 23rd, 2017)

On August 23rd, State Park Rangers across from across the State of Tennessee participated in a wildfire training at Radnor Lake State Natural Area.  Thanks to our partners at Tennessee Division of Forestry,  19 rangers from across the State of Tennessee and some of our friends from Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency were able to participate in a RT-130 Firefighter Refresher Training Certification. This training provided instruction in the primary

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2017 Radnor Lake Eclipse Pictures

Picture Above by Kim Barrick   On August 21st, 2017.....over 750 park visitors came to Radnor Lake to view the Big Eclipse!  This unique, once in a lifetime event for many was an opportunity for these park visitors to create a "sense of place" for this event with the park staff.   There are several partners to thanks for helping pull this off:   Radnor Lake Staff-----great job as usual by the park staff.  Thank you each for all the

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Eclipse Information for Radnor Lake

It is finally here........the Big Eclipse is upon us!  The Radnor Lake Staff is ready and looking forward to hosting our 2017 Eclipse Events at Radnor Lake!  The weather forecast is looking very good for this unique event, the following is an update to ensure that our park visitors have the latest information on what to expect tomorrow.   Special thanks to our partners at Vanderbilt-Dyer Observatory for providing orientation training to our

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August Program Schedule

Please call 615-373-3467 to register for any programs at time/date listed for each program. Reservations will be taken until full, however there are no early registrations for programs and/or waiting list for program reservations. 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     Sunrise Canoe Float Saturday, August 5th at 6am.  Join Park

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