Celebrate International Mud Day At Ponca State Park

PONCA – Ponca State Park is set to host a fun filled weekend starting Friday morning. It all gets underway with an introductory course in archery from 9-11 a.m. At 1 p.m. head over to the Resource and Education Center for the “Toad Abode” activity where you can learn how to make your own toad abode for $3. At 3 p.m. there will be a bird watching tour. Meet at the Resource and Education Center for the free tour. There is a limit of 10 people.

Saturday is International Mud Day. Saturday’s activities start with an introductory course to shotgun from 9-11 a.m. at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. Cost is $7 per box of shells. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. enjoy “Mud Activities” at the Riverfront Campground. At 1:30 p.m. join in on a mud pie contest at the Riverfront Campground.

The weekend winds down on Sunday with an introductory class on tomahawks and atlatl from 9-11 a.m. at the shooting complex. Participants must be at least 8 years of age and cost is $1 per 6 throws.

Check out the Ponca State Park Facebook Page for more information. For questions call 402-755-2284. All programs are subject to change due to staffing or weather.