Memorial Day Activities Announced for Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area

Memorial Day Weekend is time for family activities at Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area.  Bring a picnic lunch to the park, and enjoy the outdoors and the freshness of a new spring.

Saturday May 24th

  • Seven different hiking trails from 3/10 mi. to 9 mi.
  • 24 miles of biking/horse trails
  • Ozark Plateau Trail scavenger hunt any time of the day
  • 10:00 AM  “Exploring the Hobbs visitor center”
  • 10:30 AM.  Mother Nature Reads
  • 2:00 PM   Box Turtle

Dutch oven Workshop   10 AM – 2 PM

Ever wondered how those people cook in a Dutch oven?  After this four-hour workshop people will be asking you how to cook in a Dutch oven.  We will learn the basics of food prep and cooking in our state cooking vessel.  After we cook and enjoy our three-course meal, all the secrets of this great past time will be revealed to you.

Cost:  $40 includes workshop, lunch & Dutch oven 101 cookbook       OR

$105 includes workshop, lunch, a Lodge 6 qt. Dutch oven and a Dutch oven 101 cookbook.  Workshop is limited to the first 15.  Registration and pre-payment required.  Call 470-789-5000 for more information and to register.

 

Sunday May 25

  • Seven different hiking trails from 3/10 mi. to 9 mi.
  • 24 miles of biking/horse trails
  • Ozark Plateau Trail scavenger hunt any time of the day
  • 10 AM   Guided Ozark Plateau trail hike – 3/10 mi.
  • 10 AM – 1 PM   Wildflower Identification
  • Noon – 1 PM   “Make and Take Flower Crowns”
  • Noon – 3 PM   5th Anniversary and party celebrating the Park’s 5th birthday – free cake and refreshments
  • 1 PM – 4 PM   “Mammal Skulls”
  • 2 PM    Guided Historic Van Winkle Trail hike – ½ mi.
  • 3 PM    Nature Detective

For more information on these and other future activities and events at Hobbs State Park, go to www.friendsofhobbs.com or call 479-789-5000.

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