DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Parker Dam State Park

July 1, 2023

Saturday, July 1

Lumber Camp Cooking with Jeremiah Irvin

The average lumber jack (woodhick) ate about 7,000 calories a day. Come to the cook tent and learn about just what it took to keep a lumber camp fed. There...

Log Drive!

Bring your sand buckets to haul water for our scale-model log drive down the beach. We will demonstrate how logs were moved to the sawmills back before log...

Woodsmen and River Drivers

Another look at historical lumbering practices—this time using the logging railroads to move timber, much as was done here at Parker Dam back in 1911. [30...