We are out of eclipse viewing glasses but everyone is welcome to make Fort Negley Park your place to view the eclipse.
Here is some helpful information:
— Walking is your best option. If you need to drive our parking lot will be open at 7 am and you can enter at 534 Chestnut st. Parking will be first-come-first-served.
— Fort Negley Park Visitors Center will open at 9:00 am.
— The eclipse will start at noon. Totality will last from 1:27 pm — 1:29 pm. The eclipse will end at 3:00 pm.
— The main viewing area will be in the large lawn to the left of the stone gates.
— You may bring lawn chairs and blankets.
— Pets on leashes are welcome. Pets must remain within the owner’s control at all times.
— Eclipse merchandise, bottled water, and Fort Negley Park merchandise will be available for sale in the Visitors Center. We accept cash, credit, and checks. All sales and donations benefit the park and are greatly appreciated.
— At this time, there are no food options on site. You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch.