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Events going on at Spring Canyon


This week at Spring Canyon, the following ranger conducted activities include:

The exploration center is open Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Hands-on activities, Junior Ranger activities, brochures and park information are offered.

Crafts will be held from 2-3 pm. on both days. Parents must supervise their children.

Fri., Aug. 22 & Sat., Aug. 23, 4:30 p.m., Bunchgrass Prairie Nature Trail Plant Walk. Join Ranger Deb on a 1/2 mile walk on the Bunchgrass Prairie Nature Trail in the campground at Spring Canyon. We will be talking about the area’s native plants and also learn about some evasive plants and their roles in the ecosystem. Please meet at the trailhead. Please bring water and apply sunscreen. This is a very active bee and wasp area. Please, no bare feet and have epinephrine if highly allergic.

Sun., August 24, 9:30 a.m., Crescent Bay Canoe Trip. Join ranger Deborah for a free canoe trip exploring the wonders of Crescent Bay Lake. We supply the canoes, paddles, life jackets and instruction. Beginners are welcome but an adult must accompany children under 16.

The trip is limited to 17-19 people, so reservations are strongly urged. Please make reservations in person at the Spring Canyon Exploration Center on Saturday between 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Must have your own transportation for the 10 minute drive to Crescent Bay Lake. Bring water. Approximately 2.5 hours including drive time.

Also, Sunday, Aug. 24 from 4:30 - 5 p.m., Birds and Beaks. Join Ranger Deb in the day-use area in front of the Spring Canyon Exploration Center Building and learn about why birds have their particular beaks, 30 minutes.

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