Press Release

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park offers free nature programs

FREEPORT, Maine – Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Parkin Freeport is offering nature programs daily at 2 p.m. into the fall season. The programs are free with park admission.

The programs, which include walks, talks and activities in the beautiful, natural setting of the park, are free with park admission. Programs last about one hour, weather permitting, and are suitable for children and adults.

Most programs start at the circle of benches at the end of the park’s second parking lot, unless otherwise noted.

For information or to arrange for group visits, visitors can call 865-4465 or go to http://www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

For information about Maine state parks and historic sites, go to http://www.parksandlands.com.

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park Nature Programs for October:

Saturday, Oct. 6, Fall in the Forest - Fall is a great time to get to know the forest, join us on this introduction to identifying trees and their changing foliage. 2 PM, meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, 1 hour program, weather permitting. Wheelchair accessible.

Sunday, Oct. 7, Wabanaki Nature Legends - Enjoy this short walk on the accessible path with stories based on legends from the native Wabanaki tribes ofMaine. 2 p.m., meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, 1 hour program, weather permitting. Wheelchair accessible.

Monday, Oct. 8, Stories in Stone – Learn the story ofMaine’s rockbound coast on this walk with short talks and activities. 2 p.m., meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, 1 hour program, weather permitting.

Saturday, Oct. 13, Steamer Dig – Learn about the life and times of the soft-shell clam. Then try your hand at digging this delicacy of the deep mud with an experienced guide. (Bring mud sneakers or high boots, gloves, and a clam hoe or spading fork.) 2 p.m., meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, 1 hour program, weather permitting.

Sunday, Oct. 14, Ready, Set, Sleep! - Discover how nature prepares for winter in this program for children and fun-loving adults. 2 p.m., meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, 1 hour program, weather permitting. Wheelchair accessible.

Saturday, Oct. 20, Fall Foliage Tour - Stroll through the forest on our accessible path to enjoy the beauty and learn about the changes happening around you. 2 p.m., meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, 1 hour program, weather permitting. Wheelchair accessible.

Sunday, Oct. 21, Who Lived Here Before Us? - Join us on this historical tour of the park and peninsula. We will learn about the land use of the park over time, and why its past makes it such a special place today. 2 p.m., meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, 1 hour program, weather permitting. Wheelchair accessible.

Saturday, Oct. 27, Wabanaki Nature Legends - Enjoy this short walk on the accessible path with stories based on legends from the native Wabanaki tribes of Maine. 2 p.m., meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, 1 hour program, weather permitting. Wheelchair accessible.

Sunday, Oct. 28, Fall in the Forest - Fall is a great time to get to know the trees, join us on this introduction to tree identification in the fall. 2 p.m., meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, 1 hour program, weather permitting. Wheelchair accessible.

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