HOSKINS – Ponca State Park is excited to conduct some educational and recreational programs for Labor Day weekend. All programs must be pre-registered for. Call or visit the park office to register for a program. Sign-up begins 8 a.m. the day of the event and closes 30 minutes before the event starts.
There are three events scheduled for Sunday, September 6. “Introduction to Atlatl” will be in the morning. “Owl Puke” will run in the early afternoon. “Owl Puke” will teach participants how owls eat their prey. “Woodland Walk” will be at night. Participants will stroll along the trails and learn about the Ponca Bluffs with this program.
There are three more programs on the docket for Labor Day, September 7. “Introduction to Tomahawk” will run in the morning on Monday. Later that morning will be the “Campfire Cooking” lesson. Learn about all the wildlife along the Missouri River, with the “Critter Corner” activity. “Critter Corner” will be in the early afternoon on Monday.
The park asked that their visitors recreate responsibly. Their ability to keep the park open is dependent upon the following of social distancing and group size recommendations. For more information visit, https://www.outdoornebraska.gov/healthinfo/.
For additional information, visit the Ponca State Park Facebook page, or call the park office at 402-755-2284.