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Umbagog Lake State Park Programs

The 2013 Discover the Power of Parks program year starts at the end of June. Interpretive ranger, Steven Gang is planning informative and fun programs for you to take advantage of while visiting Umbagog Lake 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 Schedule

Friday Saturday
4pm: Loony Tunes

9pm:Stars and Their Stories
10am: Treemendous Knowledge

1pm: Investigation Station

3pm: Moose on the Loose

*All Programs will meet meet at the pine trees in front of the camp store. All ages are invited!

September Program Schedule for Umbagog Lake 

September Program Descriptions

Treemendous Knowledge
Join Steve in exploring the trees around the campground. He will teach the process of identifying trees as well measuring their height.

Loony Tunes
Come down to beach to learn what that howling you hear every night is. During this program you will learn about loons before they sing the night away. 

Moose on the Loose
What do you know about the renown symbol of the Great North Woods! Come test your knowledge as well as learn some new facts about Moose.

Stars and their Stories
Ever wonder about the night sky and the myths behind it. Stay up late and gaze up at the stars as Steve points out some constellations and shares the myths about them.

Investigation Station
Drop by the picnic table in front of the camp store to see Ranger Steve to ask all your questions about nature. There will also be a variety of resources to look at as well as some cool objects to look at such as egg replicas and even a moose skull!

Distinct Landmarks on Lake Umbagog

Our Discover Power of Parks interpreter created this flyer highlighting a few distinct landmarks on the lake for visitors to use while exploring Umbagog. The flyer also provides a bit of history about the area. Print it out and bring it with you to add some adventure to your next visit.

Umbagog Lake Distinct Landmarks Flyer