How To Get Involved with Development of Jacob’s Nature Park at Sinking Creek

Jacob’s Heroes for an Environmental Education Park

Click on Sinking Creek Prelim Layout to see proposed preliminary layout of boardwalk, bridges, outdoor classroom, and hiking trail in wetlands.

Contribution Levels for Phase I Goals:

Boardwalk Hero           10 linear feet                                         =$1,500

Bench Hero                     1 Metal Tree-Silhouette Bench        = $2,500

Classroom Hero            20’ x 30’ Shelter with Living Roof   = $30,000

Bridge Hero                   30′ wooden hiking bridge                  = $40,000

Indestructible Tree Bench

This bench is for sale at Jonesborough Glass Art Gallery. A few of these benches would look great in the old quarry at Jacob’s Nature Park at Sinking Creek.

Make Tax-Deductible Contributions Online by clicking and designate “Jacob’s Park” as your donation purpose; or

Make Check Payable to: BWP-Jacob’s Park, and Mail to: Boone Watershed Partnership, P.O. Box 774, Milligan College, TN 37682. 


Remove Trash

Bench/Mulch Hiking Trail

Remove Invasive Plants


  • Johnson City Parks & Recreation, Nature Program Coordinator: Connie Deegan, 423-283-5821;; or
  • Boone Watershed Partnership-Jacob’s Nature Park, Project Manager:  Bill Francisco,

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