Colorado Parks and Wildlife is ready for some “Wild Times at St. Vrain State Park,” Saturday, Sept. 22.  Families, friends, and new outdoor recreationists are invited to join us for a morning of fresh air, fishing, and more.

Attendees will have the opportunity to shoot bows and arrows, fish in one of the park’s many ponds, and try their hand at shooting .22 rifles: all under the watchful eyes of trained professionals and partners.  A nature hike, snacks, and goody bags will round out this morning of healthy fun.

Registration is $5 (no credit cards) and is limited to 100 attendees. A daily Colorado State Parks Pass ($7 per vehicle) or an annual pass is required and can be purchased at the park on the day of the event.  Participants will receive instruction in the fine art of outdoor recreation and leave the event ready to get outside with confidence.

St. Vrain State Park is a family-friendly destination for visitors seeking a peaceful and simple outdoor break. It’s easy to reach along I-25 between Denver and Ft. Collins at Highway 119 (exit 240). $7 per vehicle entry fee required, or State Parks pass accepted.  This nature and people-friendly park offers 604 acres of land and 152 acres of water split among several ponds. It’s a great place for anglers, campers, photographers, birders, walkers and anyone who loves nature.

WHAT:  Wild Times at St. Vrain State Park Outdoor Skills Day

WHEN:  Saturday, Sept. 22, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:  St. Vrain State Park, 3525 State Highway 119, Firestone

HOW:   Register for event by calling 303 291-7804. $5 per registrant by cash or check, plus $7 Colorado Parks Pass required for entry to St. Vrain.  Please wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a hat. Snacks will be provided, as well as goody bags and raffle prizes.

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