Lake Hope State Park

Naturalist Programs & Special Events  

February  2015

 

Sunday February 1st

9am-2pm—NATURE CENTER OPEN

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Thursday February 5th

11am-4pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

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Friday February 6th

11am–2pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

1pm– Skins and Skulls: Stop by the Lake Hope Nature Center and check out some bits and pieces of the fascinating fauna that call Lake Hope home. 

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Saturday February 7th

11am–5pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

2pm-Winter Bird feeding: Meet at the Lake Hope Nature Center and learn winter bird feeding basics and basic bird ID. 

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Sunday February 8th

9am-1pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

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Thursday February 12th

11am-5pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

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Friday February 13th

11am– 5pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

2pm– Buds & Bark: Winter Tree ID hike, meet at the Hope Furnace and go on an expedition to learn how to identify trees without leaves. Cold weather clothing/ hiking footwear recommended. 

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Saturday February 14th

11am–2pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

2pm– Valentine’s Day Hike: Come solo or bring a partner and meet at the Peninsula Trail Head (next to the lodge road) and go on a brisk 3mile Valentine’s Day hike. Cold weather clothing/ hiking footwear recommended. 

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Thursday February 19th

11am– 5pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

Friday February 20th

11am–5pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

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Saturday February 21st

11am–5pm NATURE CENTER OPEN

2pm– Snakes Alive!: Meet at the Lake Hope Nature Center and get up close and personal with some of Ohio’s scaly inhabitants.

6pm– Owl Prowl: Meet at the Lake Hope Nature Center and go on a walk through the campground listening for Ohio’s most common owls. Cold weather clothing recommended.  Flashlights optional. 

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Sunday February 22nd

9am– 1pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

1pm– Stop by the Naturalist table in the lobby of the Lake Hope Dining Lodge and check out some natural curiosities, interesting artifacts and get some information about the park. 

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Friday February 27th

11am– 5pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

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Saturday February 28th

11am– 2pm– NATURE CENTER OPEN

2pm– Peninsula Trail Nature Hike: Meet at the Peninsula Trailhead ( near the lodge road) and go on a brisk winter nature hike. Cold weather clothing/ Hiking footwear recommended. 

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***Important***

Children MUST be accompanied by a parent/guardian during all hikes, nature programs, and activities NO EXCEPTIONS. All Nature Programs are weather dependent unless otherwise stated, and may be cancelled in case of unsafe conditions.

 

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