THIS WEEKEND: Annual Barfield Bash and the Haunted Hayride - October 22nd and 23rd

Oct 18, 2021 at 10:40 am by WGNS

Barfield Park will host the annual Barfield Bash this year on October 22nd and 23rd. Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Vonchelle Stembridge talks about the hayride and more…Ag.... Read More

Location app helps save two teens lost in park

Aug 10, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – The what3words location app helped to find two teenage girls lost in Barfield Park on Saturday, Aug. 7. The girls spent an hour after nightfal.... Read More
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BlueCross Healthy Place at Barfield Crescent Park

Aug 02, 2021 at 07:01 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Representatives of the City of Murfreesboro and the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand o.... Read More

Growing Barfield Park Adds Land and to Open New Playground this Friday in Murfreesboro

Jul 28, 2021 at 12:16 pm by WGNS

Barfield Park is one of the largest city owned parks in Tennessee with over 430-acres of land that include hiking trails, ballfields and playgrounds. In fact, it is similar to.... Read More

Murfreesboro adds 70 acres to southern border of Barfield Crescent Park

Jul 14, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Through a Federal parkland conversion process, the City of Murfreesboro has closed on the purchase of the 70-acre Oakwood Farm located on the.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Announces Recreation Grant for City of LaVergne

Jun 09, 2021 at 03:44 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced on Wednesday a $161,501 parks and recreation grant for the City of LaVergne for a new neighborho.... Read More

“Movies Under the Stars” in Murfreesboro begins June 7

May 26, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to enjoy free family-friendly films during their annual “Movies Under.... Read More

Beach Party at Barfield Park in Murfreesboro

Apr 28, 2021 at 12:37 pm by WGNS

A beach in Barfield Park, complete with sand, will soon be in Murfreesboro. Parks and Rec Assistant Director Thomas Laird told WGNS NEWS…The Barfield Crescent Park.... Read More

Park planning in West Murfreesboro resumes on acreage off Hwy 96

Apr 08, 2021 at 11:51 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department is resuming plans for development of a large West Park located on 154 acres a mile west of Ve.... Read More

Stones River Battlefield Could Ultimately Oversee the Former GE Property on NW Broad Street as Part of the Park

Mar 03, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Property that was once home to General Electric on NW Broad Street at Van Cleve Lane, could soon be incorporated into the Stones River Battlefield. Through a real.... Read More

Planning for Summer Fun at Recreation Areas Around Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna or Nashville? You Must Wear a Mask.

Feb 18, 2021 at 11:21 am by WGNS

Mask wearing will be a requirement at US Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas like Percy Priest Lake this summer. While it may sound unreasonable to hikers, the requiremen.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Seeks Public Input on 10-Year Parks and Recreation Plan

Feb 04, 2021 at 07:15 am by scott

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is seeking public input on a state plan that will outline recreation, parks, and conservation priorities for th.... Read More

Murfreesboro Parks to Open Hwy 99 Greenway Trail and Plan Ahead for Better Access to Sterling Farmer Lake off of Hwy 99

Nov 24, 2020 at 11:04 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department has plans of opening the Greenway Trail that has been under construction on Highway 99, in just a few days. That was Parks Director.... Read More

Disc Golf Growing in Popularity in Murfreesboro and Beyond

Jul 29, 2020 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

The sport of Frisbee Golf is growing. Thomas Laird with the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department explains...The COVID-19 Pandemic has actually spurred even more people to pic.... Read More

Gov. Lee Celebrates Construction of New Facilities at Henry Horton State Park

Jul 16, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

CHAPEL HILL – Gov. Bill Lee and other state officials today launched construction of a two-story visitor center and a new 6,381-square-foot restaurant representing $8.25.... Read More