2013-05-31 / Columns

McCormick Creek State Park

Nature Center Hours:

Open 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Daily

829-4344.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1 NATIONAL TRAILS DAY

10:00 a.m. – Wolf Cave Hike. Meet at Wolf Cave parking.

1:00 p.m. – Walking Stick Workshop. $5 per stick. Pre-registration is required. Call the nature center at 829-4344.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

9:00 a.m. – Non-denominational worship service at the nature center.

10:30 a.m. – Turtle Feeding at the Canyon Inn.

3:00 p.m. – Techno Hunt. Ever heard of geocaching? Participate in this GPS-based scavenger hunt. Meet at the Deer Run Shelter.

MONDAY, JUNE 3

10:00 a.m. – Bird Hike. Join an interpreter on a relaxing morning stroll to view the resident birds of McCormick’s Creek. Bring your own binoculars if you have some. There will be a couple extra pairs available to borrow. Meet at the Canyon Inn.

3:00 p.m. – Nature: There’s an App for That. Come to the nature center to learn about the latest and greatest technologies that can bring the wide world of nature right to the palm of your hand.

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

10:00 a.m. – Bluebird Stroll. See what McCormick’s Creek has done to conserve and protect bluebirds – a whole trail is committed to them! Meet at the Deer Run Shelter.

2:00 p.m. – Critter Feeding at the nature center.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

3:00 p.m. – Creature Feature. Visit the nature center to see what animal the naturalist features and why it is so special.

THURSDAY, JUNE 6

10:00 a.m. – Creek Stomp. Splash around in the water while we catch and release aquatic critters. Meet at the Canyon Inn.

3:00 p.m. – Nature Film Series. Need a break from the heat? Cool off and relax in the nature center program room while watching one of our many informative and inspiring nature-themed films.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

10:00 a.m. – Peden Farm Hike. Visit the homestead of one of the park’s earliest settlers and be one of the first to see the newly restored spring house. Meet at Deer Run.

3:00 p.m. – Roving Naturalist. Look for a friendly and knowledgeable interpreter that may have something interesting to show you!

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