Harvest the beauty of fall at fall color festivalA fall color festival will be held at Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, October 2 from noon to 4 p.m
A fall color festival will be held at Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, October 2 from noon to 4 p.m.
The event will include guided nature hikes, pumpkin crafts and more. Participants can sample pumpkin soup and roasted pumpkin seeds and watch handmade quilting demonstrations. The park will provide pumpkins to children interested in decorating one to take home.
Event schedules can be picked up at the park office or visitor center. There is no fee; however, each vehicle entering a state park must have a valid park permit. Permits are $5 daily, $25 annual.
In case of rain, locations may be moved to various park shelters. Check in at the park office for weather details.
The park entrance is located 10 miles north of Alexandria on State Highway 29, then two miles west on Highway 38. For information, call (320) 852-7200.