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Wildlife on the Cumberland

Our tours launch out of Shelby Park in East Nashville only minutes away from downtown Nashville. Even though Shelby Park is only about 3 miles upstream from downtown it still hosts a variety of wildlife. It is not uncommon to see deer, wild turkey, blue heron, turtles, fish and many others.

Here is link to some additional information about wildlife along the Cumberland river and in Tennessee

If you are looking for some more information on Shelby Park check it out here.

Shelby Park is 100 years old! 

More history on Shelby Park

While you are in the park keep a look out for the elusive East Nashville Golden Pheasant. Click on the link below to hear more about his story.

The Shelby Park golden pheasant

For more information on keeping the river clean check out the Cumberland River Compact

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