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Itasca State Park Naturalist Programs

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Name: Itasca State Park Naturalist Programs
Date: May 25, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
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Dining in the Park: NEW menu at Douglas Lodge:

Douglas Lodge will be opening for the season on Friday, May 25 at 5 p.m. Manager Gina and Assistant Manager Jeff are excited for you to come out and try the all-new menu. They are offering scrumptious homemade meals and appetizers including many items that feature Minnesota foods (walleye, wild rice, maple syrup and blueberries).  The Lavosh and Walleye Ceviche are excellent appetizers! Try the homemade Seafood Lasagna, made with Red Lake Walleye, or the Spaghetti and Meatballs with homemade wild rice meatballs. Classic favorites are still on the menu including: the Itasca Burger, Wild Turkey, the Reuben and the famous Itasca Malts. Now you can buy the famous Itasca sugar cookies whenever you want them. Cookies will be available for purchase daily. Great family food served from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. NEW: the lunch menu service has been extended…order off the lunch menu from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Hours: Breakfast: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Dinner: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

Dining in the Park: the Mary Gibbs Café:

Looking for a quick meal before heading out on the trail, or a cooling ice cream cone after a long day on the trail, the Mary Gibbs Café will be offering new items as well as soup and salad bar, pizza and ice cream. Hours for the café will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday thru Sunday. The Café will open for the season on Saturday, May 26.
Take Home a Memory: Souvenirs and More!

Snuggle into a wearable memory from Itasca—check out the new line-up of sweatshirts and t-shirts. The ever-popular Douglas Lodge China is still available for purchase. Stop at Douglas Lodge to see the display of available pieces. The china is sold at the Forest Inn gift shop. (Forest Inn features books and northwoods themed apparel and gifts). The Mary Gibbs Gift shop, featuring food stuffs and Mississippi Headwaters items, opens on Friday, May 25 and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For those looking for a northwoods themed item, check out Forest Inn Gift Shop (across from Douglas Lodge). Use your receipt from dining at Douglas Lodge for a 20% discount off of one clothing item at Forest Inn Gift Shop (exceptions apply; refer to your receipt for details). Forest Inn opens for the season on Saturday, May 26; open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Douglas Lodge at Itasca State Park 
Park Rapids
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 Opening for the season on Friday, May 25 at 5 pm

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