Programs at Harris Lake County Park

September Stroll
Saturday, September 9
10 – 11:30 a.m.
For all ages; $1 per person
Enjoy a leisurely hike along a portion of our Peninsula Trail to observe the natural world while playing a game of nature bingo.
Meet at the kiosk at the start of the Peninsula Trail.

Nature Tots - Seasonal Discoveries
Monday, September 11
10 - 10:30 a.m.
Ages 1-3 years with an adult
Discover what is happening in nature each month through
stories, hands on activities, live critters and more.
This month we will explore a log.
Meet at the Cypress Shelter

Kids Discover Nature: The Fallen Log
Monday, September 11
11 - noon
Ages 3-7 years with an adult
Logs provide great habitat for wildlife as a source of food and shelter until it decomposes into soil.
Join us for a story, log exploration and a craft.
Meet at the Cypress Shelter

Evening Campfire
Friday, September 22
7:30 – 9 p.m.
For all ages
$1 per person
Usher in the first day of autumn and spend an evening at
Harris Lake County Park around the campfire roasting marshmallows and enjoying the sounds of a variety of
musical instruments.
We will go on a short hike to see what critters are out and about.
Bring a chair or blanket to sit around the fire and a water bottle.
Meet at the Cypress Shelter

We offer FREE programs in Celebration of "TACO" Week, September 24-30, 2017
Join us for a History Discovery Hike on the American Tobacco Trail, Citizen Science or Marvelous Migration
Get outside and explore your world!

Marvelous Migration
Saturday, September 30
2 - 3:30 p.m.
For all ages
FREE for "Take A Child Outside Week"
All participants must be registered in our online system.
Wildlife migration is a worldwide phenomenon.
Explore the amazing adaptations that make animals
great migrants such as the Monarch Butterfly and Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Participants will discover how to make their
homes ideal rest stops for weary travelers.
Meet at the Cypress Shelter. 

Geocaching 101
Sunday, October 1
2 – 3:30 p.m.
For ages 6 and up
$1 per person
Geocaching is like a treasure hunt where participants use GPS coordinates to track down hidden "caches." Learn what geocaching is all about and head off to find a geocache in the park! We will provide GPS units and instruction on how to use them, but feel free to bring your own unit or smartphone with a geocache app.
Register early as class size is limited.
Meet at the Cypress Shelter.