National Get Outdoors Day celebration June 14 at Washoe Lake

June 11, 2008

Children’s activities include map and compass training and Smokey Bear

CARSON CITY, Nev.– Get Outdoors Day will be hosted at Washoe Lake State Park on June 14 from 9 a.m. through noon. This same event will be hosted across the nation to help all Americans, especially American families with children, to discover opportunities for healthy fun in the great outdoors.

Join state park staff and representatives from other federal and state agencies at Washoe Lake to celebrate this event. There will be educational displays and fun activities for all ages, such as nature crafts, map and compass training, and Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly material. Smokey Bear from the Nevada Division of Forestry will also be on hand. Read the rest of this entry »