Itasca State Park Naturalist Programs
Historic Sawmill/Pioneer Village Tour: Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers
Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 10 a.m.–Noon
Tour begins at the Levorsen Building located on the Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers showgrounds.* The showground is located on the north side of Itasca State Park. Go out the North Entrance to Itasca State Park, entrance is on the east side of the North Entrance Road (across from the church and gas station).*Tour begins promptly at 10 a.m.
Get a feel for the early 1900s community of Lake Itasca at the Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers Showgrounds (LIRPF). See the Itasca Historic Sawmill. Explore various buildings including a country school, dove-tail one-room log house and a logging museum.
Jr. Naturalist: Porcupines
Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 2-2:45 p.m.
Meet inside the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center classroom
Have you ever wondered about our prickly rodent friend we have here in the Park? Join a Naturalist to learn about the porcupine and make your own artwork of this animal to take home.
Legendary Loons! Campfire
Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 7-7:30 p.m.
Meet at the lakeside Museum Amphitheater in the picnic grounds; if raining, held inside the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center
Learn about the life and legends of Minnesota’s State Bird, the common loon, during this evening campfire.