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Fun on the Beach Day

GREENWOOD FURNACE – Come and enjoy a day of activities on the beach. All activities are free at the beach at Greenwood Furnace State Park.

Kayak Demos- (10:00 am to 3:30 pm) – Come and learn some kayak basics and then try one out. Kayaks available to use.

Mountain Bike Demos (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Caleb from Rothrock Outfitters will be here to teach you some basics of mountain biking, then go for a ride to try one out. Mountain bikes available to use.

Sand Castle Competition - (Begins at 1:00 pm, judging at 2 pm) - Bring your bucket, a shovel, and some creativity to the beach and show us what you can build while having some fun playing in the sand.  A three-judge panel will award prizes to the winner(s).

Swim Across The Lake! (2:30 pm) - Have you ever wanted to swim across Greenwood Lake?  Here’s your chance. We’ll meet up at the beach and see who goes across the chilly water and back the fastest.  Prize for winner! For the kids, race to the buoy line and back. Lifeguards will be monitoring swimmers.

Matt Marsden and Friends- (4:00 pm to 6:00 pm) – Matt and his friends will play tunes for everyone in both big city and country livin' style with a blend of instruments featuring Irish fiddle tunes to rockin' old country to the soul of Appalachia and more.

Fun on the Beach day is sponsored by the Friends of Greenwood Furnace, Whipple Dam, and Penn-Roosevelt State Parks, a non-profit group of volunteers dedicated to supporting the parks and helping to fund projects and programming.  Stop by and find out the ways in which you could lend a hand. The food concession at the beach will be open normal hours: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Saturday and Sunday.

Activities and schedule subject to change without notice. Additional programs may be scheduled. Information about this and other park programs can be found on the park’s Facebook page at fb.me/greenwoodfurnaceSP   or on the Calendar of Events at the State Parks website at www.visitPAparks.com.

Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 10:00am to 6:00pm

Greenwood Furnace State Park
15795 Greenwood Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652-5831


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