Itasca State Park Naturalist Programs
Pack-a-Snack Story Hike: A Grand Old Tree by Mary Newell DePalmaThursday, July 26, 2018 from 10:30-11 a.m.
Meet at the front doors of the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center. (If raining, the program will be held inside the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center.)
Families with children ages 2-6 years old, pack a snack in your backpack and join a naturalist volunteer on a short hike in the woods to our destination which includes sitting on a blanket, reading this week’s story and enjoying a snack (if you choose to bring one). This safe, stroller friendly hike is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy the park. NOTES: Adults must accompany children.
Jr. Naturalist: Fish Habitat
Thursday, July 26, 2018 from 2-2:45 p.m.
Meet at the Lake Itasca fishing pier (located below Douglas Lodge), if raining inside Forest Inn
There are many things that make a fish’s habitat unique. Come learn about the important pieces of habitat in our Minnesota lakes and rivers that help our fish thrive. After learning our habitat needs, you can create your own habitat to take home. Qualifies for the Aquatic Quest special edition geocache card.
The Fish Families of Itasca! Campfire
Thursday, July 26, 2018 from 7-7:30 p.m.
Meet in Bear Paw Campground (the grassy area near the tiny log pump house and campsite #70 near the bike trail). If raining, inside the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center.