Itasca State Park Naturalist Programs
Aiton Heights Fire Tower Hike
Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 2-4 p.m.
Meet in front of Douglas Lodge
Come enjoy a beautiful fall day as you hike to Itasca’s fire tower! Learn about the fall changes in the forest as well as the history of fire in Itasca. Enjoy the spectacular views as you climb to the top of the 100-foot tall fire tower! (The hike is 3 miles round trip. Portions of the hike are hilly and can be strenous.)
Notes: Dress for being outdoors, bring water, energy snack, sunscreen, and insect repellent- including tick gaiters.
Itasca’s Music Under the Pines: Menten and Nye
Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Meet at Forest Inn across from Douglas Lodge
Come visit historic Forest Inn for an evening of wonderful music! Violinist Jeff Menten and fingerstyle guitarist Paul Nye offer up a unique blend of acoustic music that artfully weaves modern and old time classics and Celtic tunes with ragtime and blues, as well as some “J&P Originals.”