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Get to Know Colt Creek State Park

Feb 25, 2018

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Feb 25, 2018

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The 4th Annual Get to Know Colt Creek State Park is hosted by Friends of Colt Creek State Park and is a great event for nature loving families.  

The Friends will be serving a BBQ and corn on the cob lunch, sponsored by Mosaic Co., from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. 

Scheduled Activities between Noon and 4:00 p.m.

  • 12:15 Tram Tours every hour beginning at 12:00
  • 1:30-3:00 Guided “Pony” Rides by the Florida Sport Horse Club
  • 1:30 Photography Hike
  • 12:30 & 2:30 Ranger-led Guided Hikes

Activities set up for the entire time Noon – 4:00 p.m.

  • Up-close & Personal with an Alligator! (a small, juvenile, of course)
  • Butterfly Display & Education
  • Learn about Geocaching
  • Get creative and paint your very own rock – Colt Creek Rocks!
  • Polk Master Gardeners/IFAS Extension of Polk County
  • Nature Tech, Environmental and Conservation Education
  • Sierra Club, Ancient Islands Group, Learning about owls
  • Woodland Wonders, Animal Rehabilitation
  • Nature in Action: Activities by Polk County’s Environmental Lands Program
  • Fishing & Instruction provided by FFWCC
  • Natural High Adventures Fishing Club Youth Contest
  • Canoeing & Kayaking
  • Polk County Waste & Recycling Education
  • Florida Forest Service Fire Fighting Helicopter & Smokey The Bear
  • K-9 Unit Demo-Polk County Sheriff’s Office
  • Fishing equipment provided by FFWCC
  • Hiking, Biking & Horseback Trails on your own with Park Map

You may also be interested in Colt Creek State Park, Nature, Hiking & Kayaking, Wildlife Watching, or Lakeland.


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