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Pawtuckaway State Park Programs

  The 2014 Discover the Power of Parks program year starts at the end of June. Interpretive ranger, Lauren Bos is planning informative and fun programs for you to take advantage of while visiting Pawtuckaway 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.

New this year: Complete the Discover the Power of Parks quest and receive a complimentary patch!

September Schedule

Friday
Saturday
Hello, Moon: 8-9pm
Tucked Away in Pawtuckaway (Only Sept. 27): 11am-12pm

Marsh Marvels*: 1-3pm

Beaver Fever: 6:30-7:30pm

*September 20: No Marsh Marvels programming -AND- September 27: Marsh Marvels will run from 2-3pm

Ask Interpretive Ranger Lauren about Pawtuckaway's "Meet the Neighbors" self-guided scavenger hunt. Participate and earn your Pawtuckaway Explorer Badge!

Program Description

Hello, Moon
We may be ready to get tucked in, but there is a whole forest waking up for the night. Learn about some of the creatures ready to start their day in this interactive hike. Note: We will only be using red lights throughout the walk, feel free to bring your own. Meet in front of the park store on the beach

Marsh Marvels
Stop in to discover the creatures living below the surface in Burnham's Marsh! You can catch anything from dragonfly nymph to a red spotted newt in this diverse ecosystem. Burnham's Marsh is located in between the beach and the park store

Beaver Fever
Beavers have shaped our landscape for thousands of years! During this walk we will be finding signs of beaver activity and discovering more about these busy animals. Meet in front of the park store on the beach.

Tucked Away in Pawtuckaway (Only offered on September 27)
The trails of Pawtuckaway are filled with clues to its past. Gain a new appreciation for this park while exploring what it used to look like and who used to live here. Feel free to make your own trek up to the Fire Tower after our hike! Meet at the Mountain Trail trailhead. See trail map for details, parking available on road.