Hike: Buffalo Rock
Thursday, August 11
Take a hike through forests and open grassland with Naturalist Ben to look for birds and other animals that call Mueller home. Over 3-miles.
Hike: Rock Pond and Canyon
Friday, August 12
Join Naturalist Ben on this trip down in the montane forest through a lush canyon and to a scenic pond. This is a moderate to steep 5-mile hike, 700 feet elevation change. Bring water!
State Forest- Moose Festival!
Saturday, August 13
Join us for a day of fun at our annual celebration of the moose! Activities include a scavenger hunt, hay ride, craft activities for kids, prize giveaways and fishing pole casting lessons. Presentations throughout the day will offer information about moose biology, history of moose in North Park, and demonstrations on how biologists transplant and track moose.
Tuesday, August 16
Explore the underwater world of the pond to see who lives there! Hands-on and fun! Learn about ecosystems, water quality, and aquatic creepy crawlies. Learn about the trout vs. carp dichotomy and some brief words about the water quality of Dragonfly Pond and the life therein. Led by Volunteer Naturalist Michael.
Hike: Red Tail Overlook
Wednesday, August 17
Join Naturalist Ben on this 2-mile hike to a beautiful overlook.
Sheet Lighting with the Mile High Bug Club!
Saturday, August 20
Are you interested in moths, crickets, and other bugs of the evening? This educational program demonstrates a technique used to survey bugs
Pinecones: Who's in the Tree?
Sunday, August 21
Learn about the types of bugs and animals that use and spend their lives in trees while on a short hike. Ages 2-6, adult supervision required.
Mountain Lion Roving Program
Sunday, August 21
Catch Naturalist Ben and his little red wagon to talk about everything Mountain Lions! Learn about their diet, habitat, and what to do when encountered. Will be roving around the campground within the park starting at the Comfort Station and moving towards Camper Services and back.
Touch Table: Mystery Box
Sunday, August 28
Test your knowledge of what lives here in the park by using only your hands! You never know what might be hiding in our mystery-touch box! Led by Naturalist Ben.
Junior Ranger Adventure
Wednesday, August 31
Join Naturalist Ben for an adventure around Dragonfly Pond. See some wildflowers and aquatic insects! Complete some of your Junior Ranger book! Led by Naturalist Ben.