Edgar Evins State Park
June 30th -July 4th Program Schedule
Tuesday, June 30th
6:00 PM Butterfly Garden Comeback: Meet at the park office to help save our once beautiful butterfly garden. We only ask minutes of your time, so please come help out a little with our attempt in reviving the butterfly garden. The butterflies would sure appreciate it.
Thursday, July 2nd
5:00 PM Eagle Hand Print: Meet Tyler at the Camp Store to use your own handprints to make an eagle! All supplies will be supplied by the park, so just come on and enjoy your time here with us.
8:00 PM Night Hike: Take a guided nature hike around the Wolf Creek inlet in the dark! Discover how fascinating and un-scary nature at night can be. We will listen for owls, watch for wildlife and look for other things. You never know what you might see or here! Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a dim flashlight. Approximately 1 mile. Meet in the parking lot next to the Millennium Trailhead.
Friday, July 3rd
4:00 PM H2O Gun Shooting: Meet at the Camp Store and come play a game to win prizes! Shoot things with the water guns supplied by the park and have a good time. We will talk about gun safety and have a good time.
5:30 PM Early Festivities: Meet at the Camp Store to start celebrating the 4th of July right! We will have a water balloon toss and sac races. Winners will receive prizes.
8:00 PM Scorpion Hunt: Did you know that we have scorpions in Tennessee? Join the Park Ranger for a nighttime expedition to find scorpions by black light. Meet at the first picnic area at the boat ramp entrance (look for State Parks vehicle).
Saturday, July 4th
11:00 AM CELEBRATING the 4th: Meet Tyler at the Camp Store to celebrate the 4th! We will have corn hole, water balloons, sac races, water guns, and we will also be handing out free glow sticks to help light up the night with the fireworks.
We will also have WATERMELON EATING CONTESTS and SEED SPITTING CONTESTS at some time during this event! The winner will receive popsicles and of course all the watermelon they can eat!
3:30 PM American Ice Race: Meet at the Camp Store to get your free RED, WHITE, and BLUE ice pop with little American Flags. We will discuss the reason behind the 4th of July, but if you already know just come get a flag!
5:30 PM Slithering Snakes: Meet Tyler at the Fire Circle (campground parking lot) for a fun and informative presentation about our local snake species. Afterwards you will get the chance to touch a live snake!
8:00 PM Campfire: Meet at the Fire Circle to end the 4th of July right with a good, old fashion s'more. We will also discuss fire safety. S'more stuff will be supplied by the park, may need to bring your own stick though. Hope to see you there!