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North Bend Family & Friends Programs

September 5, 2020 @ 1:01 am - September 6, 2020 @ 1:01 am

Naturalist Maddy invites you to outdoor activities at North Bend State Park. Take advantage of our fun but distanced activities.

Saturday, September 5, 2020

12:00 p.m. – Creek Critters
Put on your water shoes and get ready to get wet as you dive into the small world of critters that inhabit our local creeks and streams. Collect and observe crayfish, insect larva, and other aquatic invertebrates in this interactive program. We will meet at the Nature Center. (1 hour) YPP

2:00 p.m. – Fishing Derby
Bring your pole and we’ll supply the bait as you try your luck catching the Bluegill, Channel Catfish, and Bass that call the River Run Pond home. Anglers up to 14 years old are welcome to participate in this catch and release derby. We will meet at the pond by River Run Campground. (1 hour)

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Nature Center Open
Come inside to enjoy a chance to meet some of our wildlife friends. Take a look around and marvel at the mysteries of nature.

7:00 p.m. – Duct Tape Wallets
Need someplace to keep your loot? Come join your crafty cohorts and make yourself a duct tape wallet. A fun and simple craft for kids of all ages and all skill levels. Take a break from the heat and get crafty! We will meet in the Nature Center. (1 hour)

Sunday, September 6, 2020

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Nature Center Open
Come inside to enjoy a chance to meet some of our wildlife friends. Take a look around and marvel at the mysteries of nature.

2:00 p.m. – Tunnel 13 Hike
Experience the great outdoors with a spice of history mixed in. The trail is flat and easy to walk on, following an old railroad line leading to the North Bend Rail Trail and Tunnel 13. Learn about railroad and local history along with plants and wildlife throughout the hike. We will meet at the Nature Center. (1.5 hours, 1.5 miles) YPP

Young People for Parks Program (YPP)
YPP is an Environmental Education Program for children 6 – 16. Children need to attend three YPP activities during their stay at North Bend. Children will receive a certificate and a prize.

All programs will start on time and will not be canceled due to rain. Lightning will cancel all activities. Children under 6 must have an adult with them to participate. Please bring proper attire to participate. We’ll watch our distancing and encourage use of masks.

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Start:
September 5, 2020 @ 1:01 am
End:
September 6, 2020 @ 1:01 am