- Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014 23:22
Join us as we spring into the outdoors on Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4 in Mingo Creek County Park.
A variety of spring themed outdoor activities as well as a family camping will be offered. Activities led by park staff and volunteers will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday and conclude Sunday morning
before lunch. Outdoor activities such as geo-caching, birding, hiking, flint knapping, salamander search,
small stream exploration, primitive fire building and astronomy will be provided. There is no fee to
participate in the activities provided during the Outdoor Weekend. Most activities will
begin at Shelters 6 & 8 in Mingo Creek Park. The Star Party will be held at the Observatory.
As part of the Spring into the Outdoors Weekend, family camping will be offered Saturday evening in the Shelter 6 - 9 area of Mingo Creek Park. A $5 fee per campsite/family will be charged. Those wishing to camp may begin setting up at 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon. A light breakfast of danishes, fruit, juice and coffee will be provided Sunday morning for overnight campers.
Call the Parks & Recreation Office at 724-228-5867 to make a reservation and to receive an itinerary for the weekend. Mingo Creek Park is located 12 miles east of Washington off of Route 136 in Eighty-four, PA.