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On The Street
December 28, 2016
Get outdoors at Lake Carlos State Park events
Lake Carlos State Park is hosting multiple upcoming events that give the public an opportunity to explore outdoors. There is no cost for these events, but a Minnesota state parks vehicle permit is required to enter the park ($5/day or $25/year). Following is a list of events:
December 28, 2016 - 9:00am
November 19, 2016
Just in time for winter: Snowshoe lacing workshop
Naturalist Ben Eckhoff helps Carol Dejong of Glenwood (left) during a snowshoe lacing workshop at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday afternoon....
November 19, 2016 - 2:49pm
November 4, 2016
Lake Carlos State Park offers snowshoe-lacing workshop
Prepare to enjoy the snow by making your own snowshoes at Lake Carlos State Park. The workshop will be held Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Workshop presenters will teach you how to string the laces on pre-built Ojibwe-style, pointed end, wooden snowshoe...
November 4, 2016 - 9:00am
October 15, 2015
Lake Carlos State Park offers snowshoe-lacing workshop
Lake Carlos State Park will host a snowshoe-lacing workshop on Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park visitor center. Workshop presenters will demonstrate how to string the laces on pre-built Ojibwe-style (pointed end) wooden snowshoe frames...
October 15, 2015 - 12:14pm
February 21, 2013
Ski or snowshoe on candle-lit trails February 23
Lake Carlos State Park near Alexandria will host a candlelight event on Saturday, February 23. Attendees may ski or snowshoe on trails illuminated by candles or luminaries and warm up around a fire or enjoy snacks and refreshments provided by event sponsors Bike and Fitness Company...
February 21, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 18, 2013
Weather changes candlelight event at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday
Due to extreme cold weather projections, ice and poor snow conditions, the candlelight event scheduled at Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, January 19, has been changed to a candlelight snowshoe or hike event. No skiing trails will be illuminated.
January 18, 2013 - 12:07pm
January 11, 2013
Free winter activities offered in area parks
Community Education is offering the following free classes this winter in area parks. CROSS COUNTRY SKI OUTING Runestone Park in Kensington will offer cross country skiing. Bring equipment or contact the Bike and Fitness Company in Alexandria to borrow equipment (free rentals will...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
January 8, 2013
Prairie Wetlands Learning Center offers snowshoe expedition
Prairie Wetlands Learning Center near Fergus Falls invites the public to a free snowshoe expedition this Saturday, January 12. Participants will find out what prairie, wetlands and the animal and bird residents do in winter. An "expedition" defined means a journey undertaken by a...
January 8, 2013 - 3:45pm
January 2, 2013
Ski or snowshoe on candle-lit trails January 19
Lake Carlos State Park will offer candle-lit ski and snowshoe trails on Saturday, January 19. This event provides an opportunity to ski or snowshoe on trails illuminated by the glow of candles or luminaries. Visitors can warm up around a fire or enjoy snacks and refreshments. There...
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Candlelight winter activities planned
Two candlelight ski, snowshoe and hiking events are scheduled to take place at Lake Carlos State Park this winter, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The events are planned for Saturdays, January 19 and February 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. The family-friendly events...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Make snowshoes at Lake Carlos State Park
People can get ready to enjoy the snow this winter by making snowshoes at a two-day workshop at Lake Carlos State Park on October 13-14 from...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am