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Warner Park Nature Center

Take home a piece of the Nature Center beginning November 3 by purchasing a book from our sale!

Give back to Warner Park--participate in our Work Day. More opportunities to volunteer below.

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

Educate, protect, recreate

barred owlThe Nature Center is a place where people and nature come together!

  • a jump-off point for exploring over 3,100 acres of Nashville's Burch Reserve, Percy Warner and Edwin Warner Parks
  • a natural history and education reference for individuals and groups
  • a resource for organic gardening and native plant landscaping

The living laboratory of Warner Park is shared through free programs offered throughout the year, school field trips and high school labs, outdoor recreation programs and activities and events for people of all ages.

Take a Piece of Warner Park Home

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Over 45 years of natural history books have lived in our library, and this November you can take a piece of Warner Park home. Visit our book sale November November 6-9 during regular Nature Center hours (Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.). All funds benefit our programming and exhibits, and cash and credit are accepted.

Email us for more information

Give Back to Warner Park

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We'll provide the gloves and wheelbarrows; you provide the labor! Join Heather and Paul to sweep, shovel, sift and more during this Warner Work Day.

Meet at the Nature Center on Saturday, November 3, and plan to work 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Register for the Work Day Volunteer program

iSpy Fall

Every Saturday through Thanksgiving, naturalists will explorelichen, milkweed, pumpkins. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and noon to join the investigation!

Wear clothes and shoes for outdoor play and investigation. We'll provide the tools of a naturalist, including magnifying lens, microscope, net and other tools--bring your own curiosity and smile.

Welcome fall at Warner Park Nature Center.

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Hours of Operation

Tuesday through Saturday:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

Sunday and Monday:

Contact Us

7311 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221

Phone: 615-862-8555
Fax: 615-880-2282

Directions to Warner Park Nature Center


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