Summer 2014

Summer 2014

NATURALIST PROGRAMS
HUESTON WOODS STATE PARK
SUMMER 2014
May 31st thru August 31st
Visit the Nature Center: Open 10AM-4:30PM 7 days a week
Children must be accompanied by an adult to all programs.
Notify the Naturalist if special accommodations may be needed for your participation.
All programs are subject to change.


Wednesdays
11AM Basic Archery – Meet at the Indian Mound in the Electric Campground to learn the art of the bow.
2PM Birds of Prey - Meet at the Nature Center for an up close visit with some of Ohio’s winged predators.

Thursdays
11AM Morning Hike – Meet at the Nature Center for a hike along one of our trails.  Please wear appropriate footwear.  Bring your vehicle; we will drive to the trailhead.
2PM Paddling Excursion – Meet at the Marina for a guided canoe/kayak trip.   Boats are limited and are $5 + tax per canoe or $10 + tax per kayak.  Sign up begins at the Marina at 8am on Thursdays.

Fridays
2PM Big Woods Hike - Meet at the Nature Center to journey to an old growth forest.  Please wear appropriate footwear.  Bring your vehicle; we will drive to the trailhead.
6PM Pontoon Excursion – Meet at the Marina for a Naturalist led boat tour of Acton Lake.  Seats are limited.  Sign up begins at the Marina at 8am on Fridays.
9PM Campfire – Meet at the Indian Mound in the Electric Campground to have a Naturalist answer questions and provide park info leading up to the Night Hike.
9:30PM Night Hike – Meet at the Indian Mound in the Electric Campground for a night time adventure.  Please wear appropriate footwear.  No flashlights needed; we will hike by moonlight.

Saturdays
11AM Wildlife Invasion - Meet at the Lodge for a close look at some of the wild animals that can be found in Ohio.
1PM Birds of Prey - Meet at the Nature Center for an up close visit with some of Ohio’s winged predators.
2PM Wild Cat – Meet at the Nature Center to watch the resident mountain lion enjoy his lunch.
4PM Hooked on Fishing – Meet at the Marina to try your luck at casting a line.  Bait and tackle are provided but are limited.
6PM Reptile Repast - Meet at the Nature Center for a discussion about our scaly residents. Meet them face to face and observe them during feeding time.

Sundays
9AM Furs, Feathers, & Scales – Meet at the Nature Center to examine and touch skins of Ohio’s native animals.
11AM Fossil Expedition – Meet at the Nature Center to follow a Naturalist to one of the great fossil collection sites around the park.  Bring your vehicle; we will drive to the collection site.
2PM Afternoon Hike – Meet at the Nature Center for a hike along one of our trails.  Please wear appropriate footwear.  Bring your vehicle; we will drive to the trailhead.