Special to 1808Delaware

It may be nearing the end of summer but it’s not the end of fun at Ohio State Parks. With a full lineup of activities offered throughout the state, there is adventure in every direction!

On land or in water, under a cool tree canopy or by a campfire, no matter where you wander or what your interest, find it at one of Ohio’s 75 State Parks. Admission, parking, and programs are free at every Ohio State Park.

Here’s what is happening at Alum Creek State Park next weekend.

Friday, September 2      
Evening Fishing
•    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
•    Learn the basics of fishing and try it out for yourself. All equipment and bait are provided. Meet at the New Galena boat ramp by the pavilion.

Owl Prowl and Campfire 
•    7:00 p.m.
•    Join the naturalist to learn about owls and their calls. A surprise feathered friend will also be there! Meet at the Nature Center.

Saturday, September 3
Nature Center Animal Meet and Feed 
•    11:00 a.m.
•    Meet some of the animals living in the Nature Center. Learn about them, their care, and help to feed them. Meet at the Nature Center.

Kayak the Lake 
•    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
•    Learn the basics of kayaking and then go out on a trip to explore some of the coves of Alum Creek Lake. All equipment is provided. Meet at the campground boat launch ramp.  Ages 8 and up but must be able to kayak by themselves. By reservation ONLY. To reserve a spot call (740) 513-6382.

Sunday, September 4  
Kids Fishing 
•    1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
•    Learn the basics of fishing and give it a try! All equipment and bait are provided.  Meet at the park office.

Monday, September 5
Beginners Archery 
•    9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
•    Get an introduction into archery and try it out for yourself while also enjoying coffee and donuts from our camp hosts. Meet at the campground amphitheater

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