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Nashville TN 37221

Phone 615.370.8053

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The Hill Tract

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Friends of Warner Parks has purchased the Hill Tract, a 324-acre property that's home to an old-growth forest of trees more than two centuries old.


Friends of Warner Parks

Friends of Warner Parks is dedicated to the preservation, protection, and stewardship of Percy and Edwin Warner Parks. It works to protect the natural and historical integrity of the area by supporting appropriate recreational activities, maintaining and enhancing its features, and promoting programs that inspire appreciation and conservation of the Parks. Friends is a 501(c)3 organization.

About the Parks

Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as The Warner Parks, are owned and managed by the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation of Nashville and Davidson County. The Warner Parks together span 3,132 acres of forest and field, nine miles from downtown Nashville. Included are a nature center, hiking and bridle trails, an equestrian center, picnic and shelter areas, scenic drives, cross country running courses, a model airplane field, athletic fields, and two golf courses.

Warner Parks by the Numbers

1927
Year park founded

3,179
Acres of park

9
Miles from downtown Nashville
1 mil+
Yearly visitors

25,000+
Annual program participants
87
Species of animals in the parks
185
Species of birds in the parks
133
Species of trees and shrubs
1987
Year Friends of Warner Parks founded

$30+
Millions raised by FRIENDS for projects, programs, campaigns
8,400
Hours of volunteer work performed in 2013

2,431
Volunteers working in the Warner Parks in 2013

2014 Board of Directors and Advisory Council

OFFICERS
J. William Blevins
President
Kristin Chase Taylor
Vice President
Henry Trost
Secretary
David Kevin Roddey
Treasurer

CHAIRMAN EMERITUS
E. Warner Bass

EX-OFFICIO
Bo Mitchell
Carter R. Todd
Tommy Lynch

BOARD INTERN
Jim Mackler

BOARD MEMBERS
Beth C. Alexander
Tara Alford
Tara Armistead
Frank. M. Bass
John Brian Bivens
Gwen Bond
Cathy Stewart Brown
Eliza Brunson
Grace O’Neal Clayton
George Morris Clements
Leslie Daviss Coble
Page Davidson
Robert P. Feldman
Dr. Jeffrey Lee Fincher
Katherine Follin
Chet Frist
Fran Hardcastle
Trey Harwell
Kindy K. Hensler
David W. Hudnall
Robert Hutton, M.D.
Elizabeth R. James
James R. King, Jr.
Elizabeth Lea Knox
Elizabeth B. Lamar
Dr. H. Newton Lovvorn
Marie DuPre Masterson
Brian Reames
Louis Upkins, Jr.
Alex Fall Wade
Will Weaver
Ann T. West
Larry Wieck

ADVISORY COUNCIL
Lawson C. Allen
Clare C. Armistead
Jodi Wilt Banks
Nancy H. Bunting
Barbara B. Caldwell
Ronald R. Carrier
Jane H. Coble
Martha Hays Cooper
Debbie Wallace Craig
Linda W. Dale
Delta Anne Davis
James Douglas
Laurie G. Eskind
Phyllis Fridrich
Patricia C. Frist
Rebecca M. Fyke
Anne Goetze
Orrin H. Ingram
Lillias Dale Johnston
Peggy Henry Joyce
A. Scott Kendrick
Randall Loftin Kinnard
Julia F. Landstreet
Ashley Caldwell Levi
Ellen Harrison Martin
Linda L. Mason
Joseph L. May
Robert A. McCabe, Jr.
Dr. Bruce P’Pool
John T. Rochford
Leah Knox Rubino
Caroline Boyd Stevens
Elaine Sullivan
Emily Cate Tidwell
Mary Louise Tidwell
Laurence O. Trabue, Jr.
Reed Trickett
David M. Wilds