National Public Lands Day

Come see what Lake Whitney State Park has to offer, with entrance fees waived for day-use visitors in celebration of National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Seven federal agencies as well as nonprofit organizations and state, regional and local governments participate in the annual day of caring for public lands.

When Sep 28, 2013
from 08:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Where Lake Whitney State Park
Contact Name Chris Bishop
Contact Email
Contact Phone (254) 694-3793

Please stop by Park Headquarters for a free day-use entrance permit.  Visitors are encouraged to bring food, snacks and water bottles.  Potable water is available on-site.  Children are welcome for the event and at any programs.  Dogs on a 6-foot leash are welcome for the event, but discouraged from attending programs.

Schedule of Events:

  • Go Fish! family learn-to-fish program, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Fishing Point
  • White-tailed Wonderland talk, 1 p.m. at the Amphitheater site
  • Skip a Rock with a Ranger, rock skipping coaching and question-and-answer session, 2 p.m., meet at the Towash Day-use Area
  • Arts in the Park Haiku Workshop, 3 p.m. at the Boat Ramp Overflow Parking Area

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