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