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June 11, 2014

Upcoming Programs at Lake Red Rock

There’s always something happening at Lake Red Rock! Check out these great upcoming activities:

Welcome to the Playscape!

Thurs., June 12 - 10:00 a.m. - Playscape (meet at North Overlook Beach - north end of parking lot)

The Playscape is new to the area, so take this opportunity to come on out and learn about all it has to offer! From trails to prairie to playgrounds, there is plenty to keep you busy!

Let’s Go Paddling!

Friday, June 13 - 2:00-4:00 p.m. - Roberts Creek east boat ramp

Enjoy this chance to experience both canoeing and kayaking in the same day! Give one or both types of watercraft a try and see how much fun paddling can be! (You must be at least 10 years old to use kayaks. Life jackets will be provided. Programs may be cancelled if inclement weather/wind conditions.)

World of the Wolf

Friday, June 13 - 7:00 p.m. - Whitebreast Amphitheater

Join the Pella Wildlife Company and one of their canine “ambassadors” to learn more about this fascinating species and what the future holds for them in Iowa.

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane....It’s a Bat!

Friday, June 13 - 8:30 p.m. - Playscape (meet at the North Overlook Beach - north end of lot)

Want to learn about these mysterious and strange creatures? Come and check out the special characteristics of bats, and then, take a hike when it gets dark to try to spot some bats swooping through the night sky!

“Little Man of the Woods”

Saturday, June 14 - 10:00 a.m. - Howell Station Campground (meet at old amphitheater site near campsite #60 - bring lawnchairs)

Does the phrase, “Busy as a beaver” sound familiar? Is this a myth, or is there some truth in this saying? YOU decide after learning about the lifestyle of this non-aggressive aquatic mammal fondly nicknamed “Ole Flat Tail.”

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