Free activities

Williamson County Parks and Recreation invites you to visit Timberland Park for free family activities in September. Timberland Park is located at mile marker 437.2 on the historic Natchez Trace Parkway, just south of the Highway 96 entrance. The park is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Admission and parking are free. The rustic wooded preserve has a staffed, 2000-square-foot interpretive center and trails for hiking, bird watching and wildlife observation.  For more information call (615) 232-4154.

September 7: Guided HikesJoin park staff on a guided hike! Learn the natural history of some of the different plant and animal species in the area. 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (#12923) or 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (#12924). Hike will be between 1-1.5 miles; moderately strenuous. Free. Register at

September 14: Tree Ring FunCome out to learn about the lives of trees. Free. 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. (#12928)For all ages. Register at

September 28: Mammal Pelts of Williamson CountyHave you ever wanted to feel how soft an otter’s fur is? Or perhaps you want to pet a coyote. Come out to Timberland Park to learn about some of Tennessee’s native mammals and feel their pelts. Free. September 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  For all ages. Register (#12929) at


Williamson County Parks and Recreation is a public organization, here to benefit the community.  Anyone may register for and participate in the department’s programs, teams, classes and events. For program registration, pass purchasing or additional information, visit  You may also receive department information by “liking” Williamson County Parks and Recreation on Facebook; following us on Twitter at @wc_parksandrec or Instagram at @willcoparksandrec or on Pinterest or YouTube.

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