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Top 5 Ways to Beat the Heat in WilCo
The summer sun shines bright here in WilCo, but we know how to beat the heat by visiting some of the best watering holes around! Here is our top 5 ways to make a splash this summer in WilCo!
1. The 2018 Splash Day at Charlie Daniels Park!
On Saturday, July 28th from 11AM – 2PM, Charlie Daniels Park in Mount Juliet, TN will transform into a mini water park for children! In addition to the splash pad that is located inside the park all summer long, the event boasts inflatable water slides and an inflatable slip-n-slide! The event is recommended for children ages 5 – 12, and all children under 18 must have their legal guardian sign a waiver to participate - Learn More...
2..Cedars of Lebanon State Park Pool
The Cedars of Lebanon State Park is home to an Olympic-sized pool right here in Wilson County! Complete with diving boards and a two foot wading pool for little ones, this is one BIG way to make a splash with the family this summer! The pool is available for pool party rentals as well, all you have to do is contact the park for pricing and availability. The pool is open from Memorial Day to August 1st (closed on Mondays!) and admission is $5 (ages 2 and older) or $2.50 for campers or cabin guests - Learn More...
3. Don Fox Park Wading Pool
This 60 ft. wading pool is the BEST place to bring the kiddos this summer! Admission is FREE and the wading pool includes fun splash features to make cooling off this summer fun for all ages! As an added bonus, the park itself has two beautiful playgrounds that have been recently updated and complete with handicap accessible swing sets and shaded areas with musical play equipment! - Learn More from Wilson Post Story
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4. Bryant Grove at Long Hunter State Park
This small swimming hole located inside of Long Hunter State Park is a great way to visit one of our awesome WilCo Parks, while also beating the heat! Complete with a beach area, sand volleyball court, and tables, grills and a playground area, this is a great opportunity for the family to enjoy a picnic and make a splash this summer!
5. Laguardo Recreation Area
Located on Old Hickory Lake in Lebanon, TN, Laguardo Recreation Area has fishing, boating and swimming to turn your hot summer days into fun-filled adventures for the whole family! There is a fee of $5 per car to enter the recreation area or $2 for walk-ins! In addition to swimming, Laguardo offers a nice sandy beach area as well as picnic tables, a pavilion, bathroom facilities and a playground!
*Photo credit Nashville Fun For Families