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Activities This Weekend at Ponca State Park


LINCOLN – A full weekend of fun and educational activities for all ages is scheduled July 9-10 at Ponca State Park.

On July 9, park visitors may participate in an introduction to shooting archery, shotguns and .22 rifles, learn about wildlife species found along the Missouri River, discover the difference between native and invasive species, and learn how to identify wildlife by tracks and scat. In addition, backwater kayaking and hayrack park tours are scheduled throughout the day.

July 10’s schedule includes a workshop on the ancient spear-throwing tool known as the atlatl, a naturalist program on insects, and an outdoor survival class.

A park permit is required of each vehicle entering the park. Fees apply to some activities.

For more information, call the park at 402-755-2284, and visit Calendar.OutdoorNebraska.gov to view the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s calendar of events.

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About katcountryhub
I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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