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Wilderness Day Camp

July 13, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT

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Wilderness Day Camp is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second Thursday in July.  The Annual Wilderness Day Camp is a unique opportunity for youth to connect with nature while learning new outdoor skills.  Children spend time at each of six to eight stations.   Activity stations may include BB-gun and archery target shooting, water safety, live birds of prey, snakes and tortoises, a dog care and handling demonstration, and fly rod casting.

The event is located at the Dale Hollow Dam Day Use picnic shelter and vicinity.  Hosted by the Friends of Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery, the Wilderness Day Camp is a partnership of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tennessee State Parks, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The Dale Hollow Damsite Day Use is located just below Dale Hollow Dam on the Obey River Tailwater in Celina, TN. The area offers a picnic shelter, individual picnic tables, fishing pier, and playground. The Obey River is known for rainbow and brown trout fishing. Located in the vicinity is the Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery.  No Day Use Fee Charged.


July 13, 2023
8:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT


US Army Corps of Engineeers
(931) 243-3136
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