Bring your own horse to the mounted Veterans Day Scavenger hunt! Ride a 6- mile course to find Veteran-related fun facts and symbols; claim your prize at the end. Those with small kids can opt for a 3 mile route. FREE with park entry, and includes a hot dog lunch. Gift bags for the first 80 to finish; grand prizes for those who win. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/207456747717
Learn about pinecones and their role in the environment. After the program talk, create a pinecone craft with a Ranger. Program is FREE, call to reserve: 863-815-6761.
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 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. Poles and bait are provided. Bug spray, sunscreen, and closed toed shoes are recommended. Learn more and RSVP by calling: (863)815-6761. Event is free with park fee.
Come enjoy a cup of cocoa with Candy the corn snake and learn about the many other native species that call Florida their home. Program is FREE, call to reserve: 863-815-6761.
Meet at Mac Lake for a Ranger-guided hike during the full moon. Bring a flashlight (flashlights will not be provided) as we explore the park in the dark. The hike will be about 2 miles long and will last about 1.5 hours. Reservations are required and space is limited, please call (863)815-6761 to reserve your spot. Please arrive early as the park entrance gates will close 15 minutes before the program starts. Program is free with regular park admission.
Try your hand at paddling on Colt Creek State Park’s beautiful Mac Lake with a ranger. The paddle will last about 30-40 min. Reservations are required as space and boats are limited, please call (863)815-6761 to reserve your spot. It is recommended that you bring water, sunscreen, sunglasses, bug repellent, and wear closed-toed shoes. If you have your own Canoe or Kayak, it is recommended that you bring it. Program is free with regular park admission.
Start your day off right at your favorite State Park, Colt Creek State Park.
Join us for a free yoga session by the lake. Yoga helps to reduce back pain, stress, and arthritis symptoms while increasing mood, heart health, strength, balance, and flexibility. The program will take place next to beautiful Mac Lake in a screened in pavilion with overhead fans. Please bring your own yoga mat and water. All experience levels are welcome. Program is free with park entry free. Call the park at (863)815-6761 to reserve your spot!
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!
Please come to meet the Friends of Colt Creek Board members at the Blue Heron Pavilion. Discover their plans and goals for 2022. Lunch provided. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/.../friends-of-colt-creek..