Cedars of Lebanon State Park

Cedars of Lebanon State Park


Location:31 miles east of Nashville on US 231.
Facilities:117 campsites, 9 cabins, group lodge, 3 bathhouses, picnic areas, picnic shelters, snack bar, hiking trails (8 miles), bridle trails (12 miles), horse rentals, stable, swimming pool, visitor center, recreation building, meeting hall, nature center, stables, camp store, playground, game courts, disc golf course, tennis courts, laundromat.
Activities:Camping, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, tennis, basketball.
Special Features:Park is named for the dense cedar forests that existed in the Biblical land of Lebanon. During the early 1800s, settlers in the area mistook the juniper forests they found there for cedar and named it accordingly.
Address:328 Cedar Forest Rd
Lebanon, TN 37087

Phone:615-443-2769
Fax:615-443-2793
Web: state.tn.us/environment/parks/cedars
Size: 900 acres.

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Quarterman seldom mentioned the obstacles she encountered during her career as a female scientist conducting research in a little known ecosystem, one remark she did make was at the 2008 renaming and dedication of the Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glade Wildflower Festival at Cedars of Lebanon State Park.
Grasshoppers were sampled at five state natural areas (Couchville Cedar Glade, Flatrock Cedar Glades and Barrens, John and Hester Lane Cedar Glades, Vesta Cedar Glades, and Wilson School Road Cedar Glade and Forest) and Cedars of Lebanon State Park (Table 1 and Fig.
Site abbreviations are as follows CVP = Couchville xeric limestone prairie, CVG = Couchville Glade, CLSPF = Cedars of Lebanon State Park cedar hardwood forest, CLSPG = Cedars of Lebanon State Park glade, FRP = Flat Rock xeric limestone prairie, FRG = Flat Rock Glade, LFF = Lane Farm cedar hardwood forest, LFG = Lane Farm glade, WSRF =
Cedars of Lebanon State Park is graced by the largest remaining red cedar forest in the Southeast.
Ant Sampling--Sampling occurred at five natural areas (Couchville Cedar Glade, Flatrock Cedar Glades and Barrens, John and Hester Lane Cedar Glades, Vesta Cedar Glades, and Wilson School Road Cedar Glade and Forest) and Cedars of Lebanon State Park (Table 1 and Fig.
Cedars of Lebanon State Park, 36[degrees]05'31" 86[degrees]19'55"W, 4 June 2010, J.
This species is named in honor of Wayne (Buddy) Ingram, interpretive officer and naturalist of Cedars of Lebanon State Park, for his enthusiastic assistance with the logistics of this study and for sharing his vast knowledge of the glades and the region.