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Name: Itasca State Park Naturalist Programs
Date: July 10, 2018
Event Description:
Circle Time Under the Pines: F is for Feathers
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Meet by the lakeside Museum Amphitheater (Look for a large blanket underneath a big pine tree), below Wegmann’s Store in the picnic grounds, (If raining, meet inside lakeside Museum).
 Children 2-5 years old, come explore and have fun at Itasca as we learn about feathers through stories, songs, crafts, and outdoor discovery. NOTES: Adults must accompany children. Consider bringing a picnic lunch and enjoying your noon meal at the park after the program.
 

Wildflower Legend, Lore and More! Wildflower Walk
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Meet outside Forest Inn (across from Douglas Lodge)
 
Itasca State Park is noted for its diverse plants and animals. Join us on this walk as we discover which flowers are blooming and their uses for both wildlife and people. This program counts towards earning the Aquatic Quest special edition program card. Ask the naturalist for your card after the hike!

 
Historic CCC Log and Stone Buildings Walk
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 1:30-2 p.m.


Meet outside Forest Inn (across from Douglas Lodge)
 Learn about the ‘boys’ that built Forest Inn, Old Timer’s Cabin and more. Come for the walk as we talk about the 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) on this walking tour of buildings around the Douglas Lodge area, ending at the CCC Old Timer’s Cabin.
 

Old Timer’s Cabin, Open Tour
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Cabin open from 2-3:30 p.m. 


Held at the Old Timer’s Cabin, located along the boardwalk below Douglas Lodge
 Only 4 (massive) logs tall, learn more about this Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed building. The Naturalist staff will have the cabin open for you to tour at your leisure.

 
Location:
Itasca State Park 
Park Rapids
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Fees/Admission:
Free
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