Ponca, NE 68770
Join us at Ponca State Park for Christmas in the Woods on Saturday – December 5th.
9:30am Christmas Crafts – Use your imagination to decorate a felt Christmas tree to place on the refrigerator or a felt mitten to hang on a Christmas Tree. Meet at the Resource & Education Center. $1 per craft.
11:30am Winter Critters of Nebraska – Have you ever wondered how critters stay warm in the winter or where they find food? Join us for Winter Critters of Nebraska where participants will be able to see, touch, and sometimes smell live critters, furs, feathers, shells, skulls, etc. Meet at the Resource & Education Center. Free.
1pm – 2pm Cupcake Decorating – Create warm memories in the cold of winter by decorating holiday cupcakes. Cupcakes and decorating tools will be provided. All ages. Meet at the Resource and Education Center. Free
1pm – 2pm Family Portraits – Bring the whole family for the perfect family Christmas photo opportunity. Our photographer will email family photos taken. Meet at the Resource and Education Center. Free.
5pm Lighted Hayrack Rides – Enjoy the frosty chill of a winter evening on a hayrack that will travel from the Resource and Education Center to the Tri-State Overlook and back. Meet at the Resource and Education Center. Free
6:30pm – 7pm Star Gazing – A cold winter’s night provides the perfect weather for looking up at the stars! Join a naturalist as we watch shooting stars and hear the stories behind the constellation. Bundle up for the chilly weather and bring along a pair of binoculars. Meet at the Resource and Education Center. Free
If we have snowy conditions, please check with the front desk of the Resource and Education Center about our Snowman Contest and other winter outdoor activities.
All program subject to change due to staffing/weather. For questions please call at 402-755-2284.
For more information, check out the flyer: Christmas in the Woods
A Park Entry Permit is required.