Umbagog Lake Programs

The 2018 Discover the Power of Parks program year has begun! Interpretive Ranger, Brianna Bishop has planned 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.

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! 

Programming Schedule

Date Events

Program Descriptions

Nature Yoga
Take time to unwind, breathe, and just listen. This beginner yoga class will consist of a few simple poses that mimic nature accompanied by some nature facts! Please wear comfortable clothing. A yoga mat or towel is not required, but recommended.

Fun in Nature!
Join Interpretive Ranger Bri for an afternoon full of nature games and crafts!

Celebrating the American Bald Eagle
Learn about the symbol of North America and its presence at Umbagog Lake.

Reading the Sky: Day
Take cloud watching to the next level and learn how to read the sky.

Umbagog Bingo
Test your Umbagog knowledge! Complete the board and earn a special prize!

Wild Nightlife at Umbagog
Bats, owls, and moths oh my! The night sky is teeming with life. Come to this program to learn about the wildlife of the night.

Name that Tree!
Experience the diversity of trees at Umbagog and learn how to identify them by name!

Mysterious Moths
Not every moth has to be a mystery… Join Ranger Bri at the park office after dark to investigate a few of the thousands of species of moths native to New Hampshire.

Phone Photography Series: Basics 101
A picture says a thousand words, does yours? Learn how to capture beautiful moments with the camera that is at your fingertips.

Investigative Rangers
Calling all Investigative Rangers! Ranger Bri needs YOU to help her solve some wildlife mysteries.

Looney for Loons
What’s the deal with loons? Come learn about this intriguing animal and their importance at Umbagog Lake.

Reading the Sky: Night
The night sky has a story to tell. Read the stars, constellations, and learn about their meanings.

Sustainable Camping
Learn about the four R’s, Leave No Trace Principles, and how to be the best camper you can be!

Phone Photography Series: Macro
Build off of the basics and learn a new technique: macro photography. No fancy cameras required, only a smart phone!

Explore Umbagog: Boat Tour
Umbagog Lake is as rich in history as it is in flora and fauna. Experience the hidden gems of the lake on this boat tour.

Phone Photography Series: Sunset
Learn tips on how to capture the spectacular sunsets at Umbagog Lake with your cell phone camera.

Full Moon – Lunar Eclipse
Gather around the fire pit across from the office for a special full moon program!