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Check back at a later time to see our winter programs and events!


Junior Naturalist: Frog Songs Night Hike (Saturday, April 29th, 2017; 6:30-8:30pm)

Learn about Michigan's 13 species of anurans and ways you can support frog conservation. Hike to listen for frog calls. This program is FREE, but vehicle entry fee is required.

Moths Galore: (Saturday, May 20th, 2017; 7-9pm)

Learn about the exciting world of moths with Guest Naturalist Cassie Lovall. A presentation will be held inside showcasing the various species of moths found in Michigan. In addition, learn how to build a moth "trap," followed by outdoor viewing of live moths using black light. Limit 20 people. This program is FREE, but vehicle entry fee is required.


Check back at a later time to see our summer programs and events!


Family Campout (Saturday, September 9th- Sunday, September 10th, 2017; Times TBD)
Are you looking for a great opportunity to spend a night out under the stars with your family? Join us for the Independence Lake County Park Family Campout! You'll enjoy fun activities like crafts, relaxing fishing at the dock, intriguing nature programs, delicious s'mores, a sizzling campfire and a scrumptious pancake breakfast! You won't want to miss out on this spectacular event. Cost is $8/person.

The Scarecrow Mystery Dash (Saturday, October 7th, 2017; 10am - 2pm)
Looking for a little mystery this fall? Come to Independence Lake County Park and visit Scarecrow Lane, where you can solve a mystery, and enjoy family friendly activities! Activities include: building your own scarecrow, participating in crafts, conquering the Halloween obstacle course, competing in a spider toss, and enjoying delicious cider & doughnuts. You won’t want to miss out on this WCPARC original event!

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