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Kids to Parks Day 2019 Events

Kids to Parks Day events happen throughout the spring. Please be sure to check the date of your event.

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Family Playground Bucket List Challenge

Friday, April 26, 2019 - Saturday, June 1, 2019
Logan Parks and Recreation Department, 195 South 100 West
Logan, UT 84321 United States

COME PLAY Join us for the Logan Parks and Recreation Department Family Playground Bucket List Challenge! Romp and stomp on all 21 of our outdoor playgrounds! • Grab your Family Playground Bucket List Challenge check off sheet from the Logan Community Recreation Center, 195 South 100 West, or online at pr.loganutah.org • Check off the parks when you visit and play on each playground • If you would like to have your Family Playground Bucket List Challenge photo on the…

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EDUCATIONAL BACKPACK

Friday, May 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Sunday, June 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Fontainebleau State Park, 62883 Hwy 1089
Mandeville, LA 70448 United States

Come check out an Educational Backpack and explore Fontainebleau State Park at your family’s own pace. Backpacks include all of the tools to view and track all of the interesting things in the park. Educational Backpacks can be checked-out for day-use from the Visitor Center. There is a $3 day-use fee required for entry to the park.

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Open House and Free Fishing

Friday, May 17, 2019 - Sunday, May 19, 2019
South Dakota State Parks, SD United States

This weekend, enjoy free entrance into all South Dakota state parks and recreation areas. In addition, a number of parks will be hosting special events to kick off the summer. Camping fees still apply. This weekend is also Free Fishing Weekend. No fishing licenses are required. Regulations and limits still apply.

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100 Year Scavenger Hunt

Friday, May 17, 2019 - Wednesday, July 31, 2019
South Dakota State Parks, SD United States

Join us in participating in our statewide scavenger hunt. We have 30 parks participating. Kick-off will be Open House Weekend, May 17th, 2019. Visitors will have to find 5 markers within the park and take a selfie with each marker. Email their selfies to win a chance at that park's prize package.

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Kids to Parks Day- Park and Play Scavenger Hunt

Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - Monday, May 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm EDT
City of Fort Dodge/Webster County, Fort Dodge, IA 50501 United States

In Fort Dodge, Iowa, families head out in to the community and the county to make a stop at 6 of the selected parks. The six parks have a word hidden in the park that the families find and create a phrase. Once the phrase is submitted, they are entered in a drawing to win one of three prizes! This is a co partner event where both the county and city create it! A fun way to get people out…

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Leesburg Kids to Parks Day photo contest

Saturday, May 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ 10:00 pm EDT
Leesburg Virginia, Leesburg, VA 20175 United States

To celebrate, the Town of Leesburg is hosting a photo contest to encourage families to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors by visiting the Town of Leesburg’s parks. The winner will receive a one-day family pass to the outdoor pool at AV Symington Aquatic Center. They will also be invited to attend the Town Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, to be recognized by the Council. Photo contest rules are: Photos must be taken in a Town of…

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Culture Day at Nez Perce National Historical Park

Saturday, May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, August 18, 2019 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Nez Perce National Historical Park, 39063 US Hwy 95
Lapwai, ID 83540 United States

Nez Perce National Historical Park is excited to announce our biggest event of the season, Culture Day, will be held Saturday May 18, 2019. Culture Day is a free, fun-filled event held in the Spalding Picnic Area perfect for exploring your local National Park and learning more about the on-going history of the Nez Perce People. Activities include drumming, traditional dancing, tipi and other ranger programs, cultural demonstrators, vendors, and children’s activities. “Culture Day is a great way to experience…

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Beach Explorations

Saturday, May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 11:30 am EDT
Galveston Island State Park, 14901 FM 3005
Galveston, TX 77554 United States

Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park's Day Use Beach boardwalk (adjacent to the restrooms and parking lot.) Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes hands-on seining, searching for ghost crabs and beachcombing under the guidance of Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers. What to bring: Park permit Clothes and shoes to get wet (optional) Water…

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Kids To Park Day at Waller Mill Park

Saturday, May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - Monday, May 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am EDT
Waller Mill Park, 901 Airport Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188 United States

Children 5-10 and their families will take a guided hike along our Shelter Trail where they will learn about the wildlife and trees on the trail and will also be able to interact with nature with a scavenger hunt

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Kids to Parks Day

Saturday, May 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - Thursday, May 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm EDT
St. Cloud Commons Park, 1701 Jackson Avenue
Huntington, WV 25704 United States

Lawn games, refreshments, sensory activities, dunking booth, inflatables, and free play on the new St. Cloud Commons All-Inclusive Playground. Free family fun.

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Wee Have Fun Club: Bugs in My Backyard

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am EDT
Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE 19809 United States
$4

Ages 3 – 5Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

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Fort Davis Tales

Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Indian Lodge, P.O. Box 1707
Fort Davis, TX 79734 United States

Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be. The highest county seat in Texas has a fascinating past. Come to the Indian Lodge balcony (overlooking the pool) to hear stories about its origins with Charlie of the Indian Lodge.

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Trails, Cameras, Action!

Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 1:30 am - 2:30 am EDT
Hill Country State Natural Area, 10600 Bandera Creek Road
Bandera, TX 78003 United States

Get your cameras ready and put your detective skills to the test! Join a park ranger on the Merrick Mile for a nature photography scavenger hunt! Bring your cameras and discover wildlife tracks, creepy crawlies, and beautiful views. The Merrick Mile is an unpaved, easy-moderate trail with an elevation gain of about 120ft, so get ready for an adventure! We will meet right outside of Headquarters. You will have up to 1 hour to complete the scavenger hunt! What to…

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Geology and Rock Display

Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EDT
Bennett Spring State Park, 26250 Hwy 64A
Lebanon, MO 65536 United States

Join staff at the nature center to talk about geology. A large rock display will be out for viewing and we will discuss where all the water that leads into Bennett Spring originates. Karst topography and geology tell the story of how groundwater builds many Ozark features like springs, caves and sinkholes.

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The Critter Cam Games

Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Davis Mountains State Park, P.O. Box 1707
Fort Davis, TX 79734 United States

Amazing wildlife photos and fun for all! Our trail cameras have captured some great photos of our park's wild things. Which team will be the first to recognize what appears? Join Ranger Ty at the Interpretive Center.

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The Critter Cam Games

Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Davis Mountains State Park, TX-118 N., Park Rd. 3
Fort Davis, TX 79734 United States

Amazing wildlife photos and fun for all! Our trail cameras have captured some great photos of our park's wild things. Which team will be the first to recognize what appears? Join Ranger Ty at the Interpretive Center.

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Summer Kickoff at Bryan Park

Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Bryan Park, 1001 S Henderson St.
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States

Kick off your summer with a celebration in Bryan Park! Start the evening with Play Day games and challenges, take a dip in Bryan Park Pool with FREE admission, and dry off in time to dance to live music and get hands-on to sample the many programs, events, and activities hosted by Bloomington Parks and Recreation this summer!

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Memorial Day Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, May 25, 2019
Graham Cave State Park, 217 Highway TT
Danville, MO 63361 United States

Let’s go exploring! Stop by the park’s visitor center for a scavenger hunt map with a list of clues for a virtual scavenger hunt. The list of clues will help you find many kinds of interesting objects along the park’s 4.5 miles of trails. “Tokens” will be left by park staff near the objects for you to take home. You can try and find all the objects along the trails, or just choose a trail or two to explore for…

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Living History Farm Program

Saturday, May 25, 2019
Watkins Mill State Park, 26600 Park Road North
Lawson, MO 64062 United States

The historic site’s Living History Farm Program operates weekly on Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day weekend through early-August. Costumed interpretive staff present life in rural Missouri in the 1870s. Demonstrations focus on the way people lived and played in the 19th century. Tours of the woolen mill and Watkins house are offered daily. Please call the park office for details at 816-580-3387.

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Fate Bell’s Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Saturday, May 25, 2019
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site, P.O. Box 820
Comstock, TX 78837 United States
$4 – $13

For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm, to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. The park offers two guided-only hiking tours at 10am and then again at 3pm

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Kids to Parks Day Starkville

Saturday, May 25, 2019
Starkville Sportsplex, 405 Lynn Lane
Starkville, MS 39759 United States

During the Mississippi Soccer Association Premier Cup, kids will take their photo in front of the event banner and are encouraged to tag Starkville Parks and Recreation Department on social media. (@StarkvilleParks on Instagram and Twitter)

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Bike Rodeo

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Bryan Park, 1001 S Henderson St.
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States

The Bike Rodeo is a free, family-oriented event that both entertains and educates children on cycling safety and the importance of wearing bike helmets. Participants can bike through an obstacle course, get fitted for a helmet, and learn something new! Please bring your own bike. A few bikes will be available for use in the Rodeo.

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Seining Delaware Bay

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am EDT
Cape Henlopen State Park, 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958 United States
$5

Find out who's using Delaware Bay as a nursery. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip flops. Ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No reservations. Tickets available at the Nature Center the day of the program with a maximum of six per person. Limit 30.

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Go Fish Learn to Fish Event

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway
Austin, TX 78744 United States

Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing. Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities at this FREE event. Take away a fishing fun pack and enter a drawing for a door prize. Equipment and bait provided for you to use during the event, or bring your own. No fishing license necessary. Event is free, but park entrance fees apply. Adults must accompany children. Bring sun protection and water. Event start time is…

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Wild Photography Walk

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
789 Park Road 16, 789 Park Road 16
Tyler, TX 75706-9141 United States

Discover the outdoors through your viewfinder. Learn some basic photography principles and what it takes to get that great photograph. Bring your camera or smartphone. Meet at the Blackjack Nature Trail.

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Good Morning Coffee (or Hot Chocolate) with a Ranger

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
P. O. Box 118
Bend, TX 76824 United States

Come join us in the morning to discuss any of your topics of interest with a Ranger. Enjoy a wonderful morning with a great cup of coffee (or hot chocolate) and great people. Please join us to discuss any topics you are interested in or to have any questions answered. Things to bring: cup/mug

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Pedal through the Parks

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am EDT
Alapocas Run State Park, 1915 West Park Drive
Wilmington, DE 19804 United States
$5

Join park naturalists and our partner Delaware Greenways for a leisurely bike ride from the Blue Ball Barn, Alapocas Run State Park to Bellevue State Park. The ride will start and end at the Blue Ball Barn. Participants must bring their own bike, helmet and lunch. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, May 23.$5 per person/$15 per family of 4

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Summit Hike

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles round trip. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather Entrance fee…

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Explorer Hour

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am EDT
Crowder State Park, 76 NW Highway 128
Trenton, MO 64683 United States

Join park staff at the campground amphitheater for Explorer Hour. During this weekly program, we will explore a short section of a trail. Participants are encouraged to wear insect repellent and closed-toed shoes.  The program will be held on Saturday mornings from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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Skins, Skulls and Bugs

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Resaca de la Palma State Park, 1000 New Carmen Ave. (off Hwy. 281 or FM 1732)
Brownsville, TX 78521 United States

See and touch skins, skulls and Bugs from the Rio Grande Valley wildlife Come see and feel neat skins and skulls from the Rio Grande Valley wildlife. Bring comfortable walking shoes, weather appropriate clothing, cameras, binoculars, hats/caps, sunglasses, water, snacks, sunblock, and insect repellent. Meet at the Visitor Center. Program fee included with park admission: Adults: $4, Children 12 and Under: Free. Stay tuned with our other programs and events by following us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/resacadelapalma/

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Ranger-led Hikes

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Lake Bob Sandlin State Park, 341 State Park Road 2117
Pittsburg, TX 75686 United States

Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike! Join our knowledgeable rangers on a guided hike! The starting point will be at the basketball goal at the Lakeview Loop Trailhead. The hike is approximately 45 minutes long, and the ranger will guide you on the trail while teaching you about nature. All ages are welcome to attend this fun event!

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Discover the Lost Pines – Guided Hike

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Bastrop State Park, 100 Park Road 1A
Bastro, TX 78602 United States
This program is free after park entrance fees have been paid.

Whether you are curious about the fire of 2011, the "lost" Loblolly pines, or the historic CCC structures, there is a lot to discover about Bastrop State Park on this guided hike! Join a Texas Master Naturalist on a guided hike through several of Bastrop State Parks beautiful trails! While taking in the scenery, you will learn about the special pine trees in our area, the fire of 2011, and the CCC who helped build our park! Where: Meet at…

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Bug-Eat-Bug Hike

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Lockhart State Park, 2012 State Park Road
Lockhart, TX 78644-9716 United States
$3 – $12

Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles in this fascinating walk! Join a Master Naturalist to meet your backyard bugs, and explore how insects fight for survival in the bug eat bug world of Lockhart State Park! All ages welcome. Prepare: Wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes. Bring water and apply sunscreen or bug repellent, as needed. No registration required. Meet: Meet your guide at the Creekview Trailhead. If driving from park headquarters, take your first left-hand…

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Dutch Oven Cooking 101

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Bonham State Park, 1363 State Park 24
Bonham, TX 75418-9285 United States
$4.00 – $13

Check out Bonham State Park's hands-on demo of Dutch oven and foil pack cooking. This demo also includes a bit of history of Dutch Ovens, how to care and clean cast iron, and some tricks and hints for cooking outside. Pick up some ideas and share of your own. Menus vary through the season; but the classic recipes have included BSP Signature Fruit Pie, Applies in Foil, Banana Boats, Red Beans and Rice Burritos, Chicken and Dumplings, Beef Stew, and…

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Predators of the Pines

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Buescher State Park, 100 Park Road 1E
Smithville, TX 78957-0075 United States
$39

Hit the trails with a Texas Master Naturalist and learn about survival in the wild! Have you ever wondered why your cat's eyes glow in the dark? Or why dogs lick their nose? Learn the answers to these questions and more as we explore ways predators use adaptations to stalk their prey! Meet at the parking lot near walk-in campsite 61, across from the Winding Woodland Trail trailhead. Guided hike should last around an hour to an hour and a…

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Native American Plant Walk

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Choke Canyon State Park, 358 Recreation Rd. 8
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
$5 – $13

Join the interpretive park ranger on a walk through the park to learn about Choke Canyon’s plants and how the Native Americans of the area and others used them.

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Monarch Butterfly Arts & Crafts

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park, 634 Park Road 48 South
Jasper, TX 75951 United States

Join us at the nature center to discover the life cycle of a butterfly. If butterflies or caterpillars are available we'll get an up-close encounter with them.

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Fishing with a Ranger

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Inks Lake State Park, 3630 Park Road 4 West
Burnet, TX 78611 United States

Join a Ranger or Master Naturalist and discover the basics of fishing! Come out and try to catch a big one! Everyone welcome for free catch and release instructional program. Come learn how to cast and catch a big one with our park ranger or local Master Naturalist! No fishing license required while on state park property. We have the poles and the worms. All you need is your smile.

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River Expedition

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am EDT
Dinosaur Valley State Park, 1629 Park Rd 59
Glen Rose, TX 76043 United States

Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot! We will get into the river at the Ballroom Track Site and will walk the river searching for dinosaur tracks and other interesting things that can be found in a river ecosystem. Come prepared to get completely wet. Please don’t bring personal belongings that you don’t want to get wet, i.e. iPads, iPhones etc, unless they are in a waterproof bag. We will be in…

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On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites, 414 State Loop 92
La Grange, TX 78945-5733 United States

Buffalo Soldiers, Monument Hill State Park, Texas State Parks, Special Event, Living History, Fun, Free, Activities, Family Fun, Family Friendly Join the Buffalo Soldiers at Monument Hill State Park for interactive games, historical interpretation, outdoor skills, and fun for audiences of all ages. Explore our Buffalo Solider camp, and listen to stories about the lives of these trail blazing soldiers—view displays of artifacts and tools, discover how to track an animal, learn Native American skills, or even play a round…

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Kids to Park Day at Colt Creek State Park

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Colt Creek State Park, 16000 SR 471
Lakeland, FL 33809 United States
$4

Celebrate Kids to Parks Day at Colt Creek with guided hikes, scavenger hunts, and Junior Ranger activities! Bring your family for a 1-mile ranger led hike around Mac Lake starting at 10:00am. Learn about the plants, animals and history of the park while checking off items on your scavenger hunt. After the hike, kids will have the opportunity to complete their scavenger hunts and become Junior Rangers. Pick up your Junior Ranger Packet to earn a badge and complete the…

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Intro to Fishing

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am EDT
Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE 19809 United States
$6

Learn all the basics of catch-and-release fishing. We provide materials, or bring your own tackle. Ages 5 and up. Participants 16 to 64 must have a valid fishing license.Pre-register by 4 p.m. on May 23.

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Fort Delaware Artillery Anniversary Day

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am EDT
Fort Delaware State Park, 45 Clinton St
Delaware City, DE 19706 United States

Travel back in time to 1864 and experience what life was like for both soldiers and civilians at this Union prison camp. Special programs will include multiple interactive 32-pounder demonstrations, the story of how the gun was installed, and a discussion of how that shaped the direction of Fort Delaware. In addition, regular programs include a guided tour, artillery demonstrations, and an in-depth look at our favorite escape attempts! See park website for full program details. Ferry prices: adults $12,…

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Storytime Saturdays

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am EDT
Bennett Spring State Park, 26250 Hwy 64A
Lebanon, MO 65536 United States

Join park staff every Saturday morning from March 2 to Oct. 26 for story time in the playground area across from the park store. Nature-themed books and activities will be featured. All age groups are welcome. If rain or extreme weather, it will be held in the nature center near the Freshwater Spring Exhibit.

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Wildflower Hike

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Lake Somerville State Park – Birch Creek Unit, Birch Creek Unit 14222 Park Road 57
Somerville, TX 77879-9713 United States

Join us for a guided hike to discover the wildflowers that bloom here at Lake Somerville. This easy guided hike near the headquarters. The hike is free with paid entry into the park. On the day of the hike, please purchase an entrance permit at the Birch Creek Headquarters. Please bring hiking footwear, weather-appropriate clothing, and water.

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Hot Dog! Pop-Up Event

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States

Do you hike with your dog in the Texas summertime? Come learn how to keep them cool and happy, and how to recognize when they’re trying to tell you “Hey, I’m a hot dog!!” Bring your 4-footed best friend and join us on National Trails Day for a revitalizing hike in Government Canyon’s Front Country. Stop and relax in the shade at our “Hot Dog Pop-Up” Station before going for ‘walkies’ and learn how to prevent heat injury to your…

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Birds of Prey

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm EDT
Montauk State Park, 345 County Road 6670
Salem, MO 65560 United States

Bring your lawn chairs to sit and relax as you see a bald eagle, owls and hawks up close during this unique outdoor program! You must be seated when the program starts. Handlers will allow some of the birds to fly just inches above the heads of the audience as they talk about the unique characteristics of each bird of prey. The program will be held in the field adjacent to the park lodge and is presented by the World…

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Skins & Skulls

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Choke Canyon State Park, 358 Recreation Rd. 8
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
$5 – $13

Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! Have you ever wondered what kinds of animals are found in Texas? Join one of our park rangers for a presentation on park wildlife. Then put your identification skills to the test with a game involving skins and skulls of the many animals you may see while you…

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Ask a Ranger

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm EDT
Mustang Island State Park, 9394 State Highway 361
Port Aransas, TX 78373 United States
$5 – $12

Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day-use beach to get some answers! Come out to our day-use beach with all of your unanswered questions! During this informal program, we will have all the tools to explore the wildlife living on the beachfront as well as some of the most interesting specimens found in this habitat. The program is free but entrance permit to Mustang Island…

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Goin’ Batty

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway, 850 State Park Rd.
Quitaque, TX 79255 United States

Hey Kids! Go "batty" with us as we learn all about bats! Hey Kids! Learn all about bats with us and go "batty" playing some bats games and listening to a read aloud. We'll have fun as we discuss myth from fact about these amazing critters as well as why they are so important to us and the environment. We'll even make one of our Mexican Free-tailed bats to take home. Program is designed for children 12 and under.

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Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Crowder State Park, 76 NW Highway 128
Trenton, MO 64683 United States

Come to the campground amphitheater for a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.  Park staff will demonstrate a few recipes, talk about how to use your Dutch oven and provide Dutch oven cooking hints.

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Campfire Program: Night Sounds

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Cape Henlopen State Park, 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958 United States

Who's calling and why. Bring marshmallows and sticks for roasting after the program! Limited seating; bring folding chairs. Ages 5 and up with an adult. Meet at the campground amphitheater

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Fly by Night – An Adventure with Sheet Lighting

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm EDT
Kankakee River State Park, 314 W. Rt. 102
Bourbonnais, IL 60914 United States

Join host Trevor Edmonson as he guides you through Kankakee River State Park's various native moth and insect species. Meet at North Loop parking lot, just off of Rt 102. across from the park's main office.

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Nature Games

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm EDT
Crowder State Park, 76 NW Highway 128
Trenton, MO 64683 United States

Join park staff at the campground amphitheater for nature games! Participants are encouraged to wear insect repellent.

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Cathedral Cave Night Tour

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 9:15 pm EDT
Onondaga Cave State Park, 7556 Hwy. H
Leasburg, MO 65535 United States

The Onondaga Friends Association will offer several night time tours of Cathedral Cave throughout the season. At approximately 9:15 PM (more specifically, immediately following the evening program), meet at the woodlot next to host site #66 in the campground. The fee for the tour will be $10 per person; reservations can be made in advance by visiting their website at www.onondagafriends.org. Some flashlights will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own flashlight. Listen to the sounds of the…

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Cathedral Cave Night Tour

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 9:15 pm EDT
Onondaga Cave State Park Missouri, 7556 Hwy H
Leasburg, MO 65535 United States

The Onondaga Friends Association will offer several night time tours of Cathedral Cave throughout the season. At approximately 9:15 PM (more specifically, immediately following the evening program), meet at the woodlot next to host site #66 in the campground. The fee for the tour will be $10 per person; reservations can be made in advance by visiting their website at www.onondagafriends.org. Some flashlights will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own flashlight. Listen to the sounds of the…

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Dolphin Watch

Sunday, May 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am EDT
Cape Henlopen State Park, 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958 United States
$2

Discover why bottlenose dolphins return to our waters every spring. Ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required.

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Kids to Parks Day at Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area

Sunday, May 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am EDT
Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area, 6103 Visitor Center Rd
Mount Morris, NY 14510 United States

Come on down to Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area for some family fun to kick-off the summer. A FREE family event! All are welcome!

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Fort Delaware Weekends

Sunday, May 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am EDT
Fort Delaware State Park, 45 Clinton St
Delaware City, DE 19706 United States

Travel back in time to 1864 and experience what life was like for both soldiers and civilians at this Union prison camp. Programs include a guided tour, artillery demonstrations, and Victorian children's games! See park website for full program details. Ferry prices: adults $12, children ages 2-12 $7, children under 2 Free, Seniors and Military $11. Tickets may be purchased at the ferry terminal or in advance online.

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Rockford Tower Afternoons

Sunday, May 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EDT
Wilmington State Parks, Lookout Drive
Wilmington, DE 19806 United States

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

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Jump Talks

Sunday, May 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EDT
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, 342 Ulm Vaughn Rd
Ulm, MT 59485 United States

Learn how the First Peoples drove the bison over the edge as you take in views of the surrounding mountains and buttes.

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Wee Have Fun Club: Wee Have Fitness!

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am EDT
Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE 19809 United States
$4

Ages 3 – 5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

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Colorado Springs Get Outdoors Day

Saturday, June 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Memorial Park, 1315 E Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80909 United States

In partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance, the Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department will present the fourth annual Colorado Springs Get Outdoors Day on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Memorial Park. Get Outdoors Day is an outgrowth of the Get Outdoors! USA campaign, which encourages Americans, especially our youth, to seek out healthy, active outdoor lives and embrace our parks, forests, refuges and other public lands and waters. Participating exhibitors…

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Keystone Summer Kick Off

Saturday, June 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Keystone State Park, 1926 S Highway 151
Sand Springs, OK 74063 United States

POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER - Moved to June 1, 2019 Come celebrate the beginning of Summer at Keystone State Park!! Bring your walking stick and take a guided hike with one of our Rangers. Visit the Red Carpet campground for kid's activities for all ages! Including, GIANT JENGA, GIANT CHECKERS, PARACHUTE PLAY, POTATO SACK RACES, TUG OF WAR AND MUCH MORE! Create memories for the whole family!! Playgrounds and swimming are available at the Lake Country campground with food…

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2019 Family & Youth Casting Call

Saturday, June 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm EDT
DOEE Aquatic Resources Education Center (AREC) in Anacostia Park, 1900 Anacostia Dr
Washington, DC, DC 20019 United States

Bring your kids to practice the basics of catch-and-release fishing in a fun and supportive setting, learn about watershed protection and create fish art in the Angler Adventures Education tent, and see some fish and other aquatic animals up close on a tour of the AREC! Participants in previous family fishing events have hooked Blue Catfish, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Green Sunfish, Pumpkinseed, Striped Bass, White Perch, Yellow Perch, and even American Eel and Mummichog from the…

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Hanging Rock State Park Day Trip

Saturday, June 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Chapel Hill Community Center and Hanging Rock State Park, 120 South Estes Drive
Chapel HIll, NC 27514-3339 United States
$32

Come explore Hanging Rock State Park with us! On this adventure you’ll hike, take in the sights, relax around waterfalls. Discover Troy’s Den and its history during the American Revolution. A hiking trail network that is picturesque and diverse covers more than 18 miles and leads to mountain views, rock outcrops, waterfalls and even a mountain cave. We’ll end the afternoon exploring downtown Winston Salem’s art district and grab an early dinner before heading home. Participants are required to bring…

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It’s My Park

Saturday, June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Wine Cellar Park, 1101 Dutch Hollow Road
Dunbar, WV 25064 United States

City of Dunbar Annual Kids Day to Parks Day featuring fishing in Lake Anderson, making smore's with the Fire Department around a campfire, eating Hot Dogs with Parks & Recreation, learning to shoot a BB gun with the Boy Scouts, reading in the shade with the Public Library, hiking trails and scavenger hunts with Parks & Recreation, and learning the historic value of the Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars. The day is scheduled to coincide with the Department of Natural Resources…

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Kids to Park Day 2019 at Fort Massac State Park

Monday, June 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E 5th St
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States

Celebrate Kids to Parks Day at Fort Massac State Park where a variety of activities will be hosted: Animal Tales Snakes Flower Planting Bounce house Face Painting Healthy Eating Making Bird Feeders

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Kids to Parks Day

Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Robinson Park, 1941 Apricot St
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 United States

Hosted by the Mayor's Youth Council, Kids to Parks Day is a day set aside to get kids outdoors in an area park to play. The Mayor's Youth Council will be offering a series of activities such as kick ball, arts & crafts, nature scavenger hunt, and more! Come join us from 1-3 p.m. at Robinson Park for some outdoor fun and games! We will be located next to the Friends of Rapids Music. The Mayor's Youth Council will be…

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