Lake Francis State Park Programs
The 2013 Discover the Power of Parks program year starts at the end of June. Interpretive ranger, Caleb Savage
is planning informative and fun programs
for you to take advantage of while visiting Lake Francis State Park
. All programs are free with paid park admission. No pre-registration is required.
The Division of Parks and Recreation and the Student Conservation Association would like to thank the Tillotson Foundation for their support to bring the Discover the Power of Parks Program to Umbagog Lake and Lake Francis State Parks.
You may also enjoy our Discover Power of Parks blog, posted weekly by our Interpreters this summer.
New this year: Complete the Discover the Power of Parks quest and receive a complimentary patch!
September Program Schedule for Lake Francis
4-5pm: Investigate the CT River
9:00pm: Night Time sky
10:30-11:30am: Wildlife signs of Coos County
6:30-7:30pm: Moose Safari
9:00pm: Night-Time Sky
September Program Descriptions
Wildlife Signs of Coos County
Discover and learn about the wildlife you might stumble upon while at Lake Francis. Meeting location is at the Picnic Area.
Investigate the Connecticut River
Take an hour hike along the river meandering through a dense spruce-fir forest while identifying some of the local trees and fauna found throughout the area surrounding Lake Francis! Meeting location is at the Campground Store.
The Night Time Sky
Come investigate the stars and constellations that make up the wondrous Great North Sky, along with some of the Greek Mythology behind some of the constellations! Meeting location is in the field next to the wooden swing.
Let’s go hiking along the Moose Alley Trail around dusk, in search of some moose scat, tracks… and yes even a moose! There is a short 6 mile drive to the trailhead of Magalloway Rd. *Bring a flashlight and sturdy shoes! Meeting location is at the Campground Store.