Twin Lakes Notes Weekend Events

Published 1:50 pm Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Twin Lakes State Park announces the following weekend events:

Friday, August 29, Interpretive Circle 11 a.m., “Lake Explorers” – learn about creature and critters living in the lake; at 1 p.m., “Nature Quest” – test your scavenger skills on a nature inspired scavenger hunt; 3 p.m., “Canoeing 101” – learn about canoeing and go on a guided paddle around Goodwin Lake, $5 per person or $4 per person for groups of 4+, closed toed shoes required, meet at the Goodwin Lake boat ramp; 7:30 p.m., “Meet New Friends Campfire” – meet fellow campers and make s’mores around the campfire, meet in the fire circle behind Shelter 1;

Saturday, August 30, Interpretive Circle, 11 a.m., “Archery” – put skills to the test with bows and arrows, $5 per person or $25 per group, closed toed shoes required, recommended for children eight and up, meet at the archery range located just past the boat ramps; 2 p.m., “Creature Feature – Baptors” – find out what birds of prey live in the area and why they are such great predators; 4 p.m., “Gold Panning” – find out how pioneers used to search for gold; 8:30 p.m., “Owl Prowl” – go on a guided night hike to look for local owl species, meet in front of the Concession Stand;

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Sunday, August 31, Interpretive Circle, 11 a.m., “Fishing 101” – learn everything from knots to tackle and put that knowledge to good use to catch some fish; 2 p.m., “Creature Feature – Canines” – learn what types of wild canine species live in our area and what makes each one of them unique; 4 p.m., “Nature Quest” – test your scavenger skills on a nature inspired scavenger hunt.

Twin Lakes State Park is located about 15 minutes from Farmville. Call the Park Office for directions, fees or information at 434-392-3435.