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Hartford Beach State Park Hosts Annual Archery Shoot

MILBANK, S.D – Grab your bow and head to Hartford Beach State Park to show off your skills. The annual 3-D Archery shoot, sponsored by the Milbank Valley Archers, is Sept. 13-14. Contestants can register between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., and must complete their rounds by 5 p.m. on…


Wind Creek Hosts Vintage Car Show September 13

Wind Creek State Park, located near Alexander City, will host the Fourth Annual Lake Martin Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008. A variety of vintage cars and trucks ranging from antiques to street rods will be on display. According to State Parks Promotions Director Randy Jinks, Wind Creek State…


Hiking, Backpacking Seminars Set for 5 Rivers In Alabama

Author and renowned outdoors enthusiast Joe Cuhaj of the Alabama Hiking Trail Society will conduct a series of hiking and backpacking seminars at 5 Rivers – Alabama’s Delta Resource Center in Spanish Fort.   Daphne’s Cuhaj, who penned “Hiking Alabama” and co-authored “Paddling Alabama,” will offer advice and discuss hiking…


Texas Hunting Licenses Go On Sale August 15

AUSTIN, Texas — New hunting and fishing licenses for 2008-09 will be available beginning Friday, Aug. 15, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is encouraging hunters to buy early and avoid the rush heading into the Sept. 1 dove season opener. “If you wait until the Labor Day Weekend,…


Deep Creek Lake State Park Hosts 9th Annual Art In The Park July 12 & 13

SWANTON, MD — Deep Creek Lake State Park’s Discovery Center will host over 40 artists and their original artwork at the 9th Annual Art in the Park on July 12 and 13. The free event features Dixieland music, food and naturalist programs. “Art in the Park is an event for…


State Parks Ready for Country Stampede, Independence Day Despite Some Flooding

Although last week in June finds many parks inundated, hopes rise with lower waters PRATT — As the last weekend in June approaches, some state parks in the eastern portions of Kansas are struggling with flooded facilities. Activities at these parks may be limited the weekend of June 28-29, but…


Iowa Trails Receive National Recognition

The trails at Mines of Spain are some of the best in Iowa’s state parks and by being designated as part of the National Trails System by the U.S. Department of Interior on June 4; the trails are now in elite company. Iowa had 16 trails or portions of trails…


Fwp Is Seeking Public Comment On Commercial Use Of Wildlife Management Areas

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on an environmental assessment and proposed commercial use management plan for wildlife management areas. The FWP Commission adopted commercial use rules in 2006 on FWP lands, including WMAs, and required that a plan be in place before such uses can be…


Smallwood State Park Hosts 3rd Annual Triathlon

MARBURY — Smallwood State Park and Set Up Events, Inc. expects to host more than 300 athletes for the 3rd Annual General Smallwood Triathlon on Sunday, June 29 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To accommodate the triathlon, Smallwood State Park’s boat launch ramps will close from 5 a.m. to…


Governor Rell Announces Free Swim Lessons at State Parks and YMCAs

Governor M. Jodi Rell announced today that the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs are teaming up to help make certain Connecticut’s families are safe at the beach or swimming pool this summer by sponsoring numerous activities for a Water Safety Week and offering…