Have Fun at Ponca State Park!
9:30 am Happy Hoppers — Frogs and Toads oh my! Figure out who is who while participating in a fun craft. Participants will also get the opportunity to head down to the pond for some happy hopper catching excitement. Meet at the Resource and Education Center. $1/craft.
11:00 am; 1:30 pm; 3:30 pm Backwater Kayaking — Learn the basic skills of kayaking in an “off-river” backwater area. Fine-tune your kayaking skills while touring our backwater area and viewing wildlife. Preregister at the Resource and Education Center. Meet and pay at the Resource and Education Center. Must be 12 years of age or older and the cost is $12.00/person.
1:00 pm Nature Hike — To properly identify plants and animals, a good description is needed. During this guided tour on the Old Oak Trail (1 mile), we hope to improve on your observing and describing skills. Meet at the West Shelter. Free.
3:00 pm Critter Corner — Critter Corner is a very popular program for all ages. It provides a snapshot of the wildlife found along the Missouri River. Participants will be able to see, and touch live critters, furs, feathers, shells, skulls, etc. Meet at the Resource & Education Center. Free.
Visit our Facebook Page, Nebraska Northeast Parks, to view our upcoming events at Ponca State Park. All programs subject to change due to staffing/weather. For questions please call at (402) 755-2284.
A Park Entry Permit is required.
Download the event flyer: Ponca May 30-June 5