Itasca State Park Naturalist Programs
10:30—11:15 a.m. Circle Time Under the Pines: C is for Color Crazy
Meet by the lakeside Museum (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 colors in nature 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.
10:30—11:30 a.m. Wildflower Legend, Lore and More! Wildflower Walk
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, legends and lore about the plant, 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!