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Parks and Recreation

Beaman Park Nature Center

beaman park nature center

The Beaman Park Nature Center is an environmental education and recreation facility of the Nashville Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, Karl Dean, Mayor. The nature center is a place where people and nature come together.

  • We serve as a jump-off point for exploring more than 1700 acres of Nashville's Beaman Park.
  • We offer a wide range of environmental education programs, school field trips, educator training workshops, outdoor recreation programs, and other special activities for people of all ages.
  • We serve as a natural history and education reference center for individuals and groups.
  • We promote and serve as a resource for native plant landscaping.

Our facilities include the nature center which houses natural history displays, programming space, and a library; a 300 foot accessible boardwalk; grounds landscaped with native plants; and the main trailhead for five miles of hiking trails.

Our Mission

  • To provide quality environmental education and responsible recreation.
  • To help protect, preserve, restore and manage the park ecosystem and all natural resources.
  • To raise awareness, foster respect and share enthusiasm for the natural environment.

Beaman Park Nature Center September-October Program Schedule

The Friends of Beaman Park. www.beamanpark.org