Especially for our equestrians! Registration is mandatory but the event is free after park admission. Call: (863) 815-6761
Limited to the first 50 registered riders. We will try to maintain about a 3mph speed, which will mean that faster horses may need to slow down a bit, and slower horses may need to be urged to go faster.
You must bring your own horse and show proof of negative Coggins test.
Trail Boss: Volunteer Del Jones
Trail length: 7 miles
Estimated time: 2.5 hours
Arrive at 6:30pm, and park at the South Parking Area. There will be a safety briefing (mandatory) at 7:20; the ride starts promptly at 7:30pm.
Registration is FREE but mandatory: call (863) 815-6761
Learn about the endangered species (animal, plant, insect and bird) who call Colt Creek home. Free with park admission; please call 863-815-6761 to make your reservation.
Come learn about Astronomy with our special guests from the Imperial Polk Astronomical Society. Following the program, look through some of their telescopes and peer into space! This program is “out of this world!” The presentation last about 45-60 minutes. Reservations are required, please call (863)815-6761 to reserve your spot. It is recommended that you bring water, bug repellent, and wear closed-toed shoes. Program is free with regular park admission.
Join us at Colt Creek State Park and learn about fishing! Fishing is a great recreational pastime for ALL ages. Learn some tips and tricks like knot tying, casting, and freshwater fish identification with a Ranger and get “hooked” on fishing. Bug spray, sunscreen, and closed toed shoes are recommended. Learn more and RSVP by calling: (863)815-6761. Event is free with park admission.
Join Volunteer Hank and Ranger Mark and learn about Florida’s geology and Fossils! Learn about the animals that once called Florida their home. Come and see a great collection of fossilized teeth of mastodons, megalodons, mammoths and more! Program is FREE, call to reserve: 863-815-6761.
Join us for a ranger-guided 2-mile hike and discover the beauty of Colt Creek State Park! Water, sunscreen, insect repellent, and closed-toed shoes are recommended. The hike is expected to last 1-1.5 hours. Program is free with park entry free. Call the park at (863)815-6761 to reserve your spot!