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Activities & Things to Do at Babcock

Tuesday June 20th  & Wednesday June 21st

This Tuesday & Wednesday Summer Naturalist Abby Rice will be at the Glade Creek Grist Mill. Stop by any time between 10:00-12:00pm or 1:00-5:50pm to learn the history of Babcock’s iconic mill!

Thursday June 22nd

Busy Benthic Bugs 9:00 – 10:00am**
Meet the Naturalist at Boley Lake to see what its resident bugs can tell us about the lake’s health.

Pipe Cleaning Pets 11:00 – 12:00pm
Come to the Acivity Shelter to make bend your own fuzzy critter to take home!

#RockHunt 1:00 – 2:00pm
Join us at the Manns Creek Picnic Shelter to try a new kind of geocache game.

Paint with Rain 3:00 – 4:00pm
Meet us at the Activity Shelter to learn a new form of watercolors!

Friday June 23rd

Nature Yoga 9:00 – 10:00am
Today is National Let It Go Day! Come to the Activity Shelter for some nature-themed yoga.

Survival Bracelets 11:00 – 12:00pm**
Come to the Activity Shelter to learn how to bring life-saving function to fashion!

Survival Techniques 1:00 – 2:00pm**
Meet the Naturalist at the Manns Creek Picnic Area to learn some basic wilderness skills!

Night Hike 8:30 – 9:30pm**
Join the Naturalist at Boley Lake as we explore our nocturnal senses and neighbors!

Saturday June 24th

Walk in the Clouds 9:00 – 10:00am
Meet us by the Mill as we hike up the Island-in-the-Sky trail for an eye-opening view.
(trail gets steep & narrow)

Fae Day 11:00 – 12:00pm
It’s National Fairy Day! Join us at the Activity Shelter as we make homes for our forest friends!

Birdseed Snacks 1:00 – 2:00pm
You just ate your lunch. Now make a simple treat for the birds at the Activity Shelter!

Evening Campfire! 8:00 – 9:00pm
Join us for songs and stories or just some R&R around the campfire at the Activity Shelter! You bring the marshmallows, we’ll bring the sticks!

Plan Ahead!

Rain or shine we’ll start on time!
(Storms cancel outdoor activities)
Please dress for the occasion: sturdy shoes, water bottle.
Children 14 and under should be accompanied by an adult.
**YPP Eligible Program

Find Morn Fun at these Days and Hours

Park Office:
8:00am – 7:00pm Mon-Fri and from
10:00am – 6:00pm Sat-Sun

Glade Creek Grist Mill
10:00am – 5:50pm Daily

Boat Dock at Boley Lake
10:00am – 5:30pm Daily

Babcock Gift Shop
10:00am – 5:30pm Wed-Sun
Mon & Tues, hours vary, please check with park office



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