Event Calendar for Ricketts Glen State Park

August 2017

Saturday, August 19

Discover Ricketts Hike

Hiking the Highland Trail and Bear Walk Trail to see F.L.Ricketts Falls. (Moderate hike - 2 miles) Park and meet at Beach Lot #2 by the bulletin board...

Animal Tracking

Kids ages 3 and up. Kids will learn to identify common animal tracks found in the park at the Visitor Center.

Animal Tracks Bingo

Kids ages 3 and up. Kids will enjoy playing animal tracks bingo to reinforce their newly acquired knowledge on identifying animal tracks at the Visitor Center.

Tracking Walk

Kids ages 3 and up. The Park Naturalist will take the kids on a walk to look for animal tracks. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Tuesday, August 22

Tremendous Trees

Stop by the Amphitheater to discover the trees that grow in our park.

Tree Detectives

See how many trees you can now identify at the Amphitheater!

Wednesday, August 23

Compasses, Maps, and You!

Learn how to use compasses and maps. Materials provided. Meet at the Amphitheater.

Compass Course

Put your compass and map skills to the test by navigating our compass course. Materials provided. Meet at the Lake Jean Beach house.

Thursday, August 24

Outdoor Ethics of Camping.

Learn camping skills that reduce impacts on the environment. Meet in the Amphitheater.

Friday, August 25

Intro to Kayaking

Ages 12 and up. Meet at the Lake Jean Beach House. Here’s your chance to try kayaking! Participants will learn kayak terminology and basic paddle skills...

Saturday, August 26

Discover Ricketts Hike

Hiking part of the Falls Trail to see our biggest waterfall, Ganoga Falls. (Moderate hike – 1 mile) Park and meet at the Lake Rose Lot by the pavilion.

Bird Booth

Lake Jean Beach House. Quiz yourself to see how many birds you can identify!

Tuesday, August 29

Tremendous Trees

Stop by the Amphitheater to discover the trees that grow in our park.

Tree Detectives

See how many trees you can now identify at the Amphitheater!

Wednesday, August 30

Compasses, Maps, and You!

Learn how to use compasses and maps. Materials provided. Meet at the Amphitheater.

Compass Course

Put your compass and map skills to the test by navigating our compass course. Materials provided. Meet at the Lake Jean Beach house.