Whitewater State Park events


(3/13/2019)

Meet at the Whitewater Valley Visitor Center unless noted otherwise.

Maple syrup making for the whole family

Saturday, March 16, 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m.

Celebrate spring in Whitewater State Park’s sugar bush! This activity will introduce the long history of maple syrup and sugar making, as well as the equipment and procedures used. Participants will tap trees, gather and boil sap and, best of all, taste pure maple syrup. Reservations are required. Sign up by calling 507-312-2308 or emailing sara.holger@state.mn.us.

Make a nature journal

Saturday, March 23, 9-10 a.m.

Hey kids! Join Lake City artist Joanne Klees to make a nature journal. Learn some fun ways to observe nature using your new journal. This is a make-and-take event so you can come and go as you please.

Maple syrup making for the whole family

Saturday, March 23, 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m.

Celebrate spring in Whitewater State Park’s sugar bush! This activity will introduce the long history of maple syrup and sugar making, as well as the equipment and procedures used. Participants will tap trees, gather and boil sap and, best of all, taste pure maple syrup. Reservations are required. Sign up by calling 507-312-2308 or emailing sara.holger@state.mn.us.

Adult nature journaling

Saturday, March 23, 1-3 p.m.

Lake City artist Joanne Klees will lead you through a variety of exercises to see how fun and freeing journaling can be. Design your own journal booklet and explore journal philosophy. View samples of nature journals and discover how journaling can bring you closer to nature. Bring your journal from home, if you have one, and your favorite pens and pencils. Join for the first hour, then feel free to come and go as needed.

Maple syrup making for the whole family

Saturday, March 30, 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m.

Celebrate spring in Whitewater State Park’s sugar bush! This activity will introduce the long history of maple syrup and sugar making, as well as the equipment and procedures used. Participants will tap trees, gather and boil sap and, best of all, taste pure maple syrup. Reservations are required. Sign up by calling 507-312-2308 or emailing sara.holger@state.mn.us.

To check on program cancellations due to poor weather conditions, call the park at 507-312-2300 or check online on the state park event calendar.

If you need an accommodation, please contact Sara at sara.holger@state.mn.us or 507-312-2300, two weeks prior to the event.

 

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