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Greenfield State Park Programs

  The 2015 Discover the Power of Parks program year starts at the end of June. Interpretive Ranger, Rachel Szczytko has planned informative and fun programs for you to take advantage of while visiting Greenfield State Park. All programs are free with paid park admission. No pre-registration is required.

You may also enjoy our Discover Power of Parks blog, posted weekly by our Interpreters this summer.

Did you complete the Discover the Power of Parks quest? Send in your form and receive a complimentary patch!

August Programs

  • Thursday*:   The Art of Nature, 11am-1pm
                           Un-fur-gettable Animals,  2-4pm
  • Friday:          A Plant-tastic Hike,  10:45am-12pm
                           Do You Leave No Trace?  3-5:30pm 
  • Saturday:     Mission Pond Rescue, 10am-12pm
                          Nature Notes,  1:30-3:30pm
                          What's Up in the Night?  8-9pm
Notes: A Plant-tastic Hike: Hike offered at any time. Sign-up in the office for a hike that will work for your schedule. What's Up in the Night?: On clear nights, star gazing after the hike on Camper's Beach
*Thursday activities to take place at the Picnic Beach.

Program Descriptions

What’s Up in the Night?: Ever take a look into the night sky? Sure, there are a lot of stars, but there is a lot more up in the night. Come find out about everything that's “up there” - creatures of the night, flaming balls of gas, ancient constellations, and reflective hunks of rocks. Meet at Camper’s Beach.
Nature Notes: Need a way to capture your memories from Greenfield? Ready to learn about plants and animals? Come create a your very own personalized nature journal! All materials provided - just bring your creativity. Drop-in Camper's Beach on Saturday.
Do You Leave No Trace?: Come learn some camping tips and tricks. With lessons from Smokey the Bear and Bigfoot, everyone can find out how to be the best camping steward. Learn some knots, grab an activity book, and find out how to Leave No Trace. Drop-in at the porch of the office.

Mission: Pond Rescue: The mission: Rescue the creatures of Beaver Pond and learn how to keep them safe from harm! Using nets and our observation skills, we will investigate the creatures of the shallows.
Meet at Beaver Pond near camper's beach.
A Plant-tastic Hike: Plants respond everyday to things around them and behave eerily similar to you and me. Sign-up for a hike to learn all the hidden mysteries of plants! Hike planned around Hogback Pond for one hour and fifteen minutes. Meet near the ice machine at the office. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water.