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Annual Fall Festival – CANCELLED
October 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
DUE TO EXPECTED INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
JOIN US NEXT YEAR – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3RD, 2020 FROM 11-3.
Enjoy the rich colors and feel of fall, learn about the history of the area and participate in outdoor family activities at the Lake Carlos State Park annual Fall Festival. Join park staff at the Lakeview Group Camp to celebrate fall with a self-guided tour of the park’s history, games, archery, demonstrations, and more. There will be something fun for the entire family.
Activities run continuously and include:
• Harvest games – apple on a string, tug of war, sack races, giant Jenga, a pile of leaves jump
• Archery in the Park (8 years of age and older)
• Dutch oven cooking
• Beekeeping—check out the live bee sample hive
• Birding— Spot migrating birds on a short guided hike
All activities are free. A $7/day ($35 annual) state park pass is required.
Want to enjoy a hike and chase the fall colors before or after the festivities? Lake Carlos State Park offers a variety of trails meandering through rolling hills, wetlands and mature hardwood forests. Take self-guided interpretive hikes through the colorful forests or Schumacher’s Slough, or enjoy the smell and colors of the sugar maples or tall grass prairie.