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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor

For Immediate Release
Tour de Fleur Wildflower Walk This Saturday
City Parks & Recreation
County Parks & Recreation
June 3, 2011 - The City and County Parks and Recreation departments will host a free 1.5-mile wildflower walk this Saturday, June 4, at 10 a.m. on Ten Mile Creek Greenway as part of the Tour de Fleur series. Walkers will meet at the trailhead in the Carmike Wynnsong Theater parking lot.

Tour de FleurLed by Brian Campbell, naturalist at the Knoxville Botanical Garden, the walk will showcase the varieties of flowers and trees along the 1.7-mile trail. Each month brings a unique mixture of colors and textures to the path and creek bed.

All Tour de Fleur walks are on Saturdays and will be led by a nature guide.

Walks are as follows:

June 4 10 a.m. Ten Mile Creek Greenway
Meet at the Wynnsong Theater
July 9 10 a.m. Ijams Nature Center
Meet at pavilion
August 6 10 a.m. Ten Mile Creek Greenway
Meet at Walker Springs Park
Sept. 3 10 a.m. Ijams Nature Center
Meet at pavilion

All walks are free and appropriate for all skill levels. Both Will Skelton and Ten Mile Creek Greenways are paved trails that run along City of Knoxville, Knox County and Ijams park properties.

For more information on the Tour de Fleur event series or more information on greenways, please visit www.knoxcounty.org/parks or www.cityofknoxville.org/recreation .
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