Timberland Park Fun

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Enjoy a bit of fresh air at Timberland Park in Franklin with a couple of events this weekend the entire family will enjoy.

Looking for a little outdoor fun with the family this weekend? Williamson County Parks and Rec hosts a couple of events Timberland Park in Franklin that are sure to fix that!

Friday, Dec. 21: First Day of Winter Hike & Honeycomb Candle Making

Two events rolled into one full day. At 9 a.m., meet at the park for the Winter Hike (registration code #13358) for a brisk morning hike to celebrate the winter solstice. It’s 3/4 of a mile long, too. Then, at 2 p.m., learn how to make a honeycomb candle to light things up for the winter solstice during Honeycomb Candle Making (registration code #13359). Create and take home your own honeycomb candle as well as sample some tasty honey. Along with the candle making, hear a brief history of the the life of the honeybee. Cost is $2 per person and you can register online.

Saturday, Dec. 22: Full Moon Hike

Come see the park in an all-new light with a hike at 5:15 p.m. Park staff conduct a hike around a half a mile and discuss different night-time creatures and try to dispel some of your fears of the night. Plus, there’s a full moon this night. Pre-Registration is strictly required; registration code #13357.

Timberland Park is located at mile marker 437.2 on the historic Natchez Trace Parkway, just south of the Highway 96 entrance and iconic bridge. For questions or additional information, call 615-232-4154.

Kiera Ashford is associate editor of Nashville Parent and mother of three.

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