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For more information about any of the activities at Queen Wilhelmina State Park near Mena, or the state park, dial (479) 394-2863, or visit the park's website by clicking here

 

Friday, November 15
 

Silent Hike starting at 11:15 am and lasting around 1 hour and 30 minutes. Meet at the North Side of Lovers’ Leap Trail.

Have you ever been on a trail and never seen an animal? Join Park Interpreter Melissa as we hike silently down to the Lovers’ Leap platform. Along the way we will observe what we can see and hear as we silently walk through the woods.


 

Wonder House Tour starting at 2:00 pm and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet at the Wonder House.

Do you ever wonder what the Wonder House is about? Join Park Interpreter Melissa and step back into history to see one of the first vacation homes built in the 1930’s.


 

Touch Table starting at 4:00 pm and masting about 1 hour. Meet in the Hearth Room.

There will be different things that you can see and touch. Join Park Interpreter Melissa for a fun, interactive way of exploring things found in our park, and find out what they are.

 

Slithering Snakes starting at 7:00 pm and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet in the Hearth Room.

What type of snake slither over the forest floor at Queen Wilhelmina? Join Park Interpreter Melissa to learn a few of the venomous and non-venomous snakes we have here at Queen Wilhelmina.


 

Saturday, November 16
 

Fall Foliage Walk starting at 11:15 am and lasting about 1 hour. Meet on the North side of Lovers’ Leap.

Join Park Interpreter Melissa as we take an easy stroll to the Lovers' Leap observation deck and observer the fall foliage along the way.


 

Wonder House Tour starting at 2:00 pm and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet at the Wonder House.

Do you ever wonder what the Wonder House is about? Join Park Interpreter Melissa and step back into history to see one of the first vacation homes built in the 1930’s.


 

Edible Insects starting at 3:00 pm and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet in the Hearth Room.

Is eating bugs a real thing? Join Park Interpreter Melissa and see who really eats bugs. If you’re brave enough you can join the “I Ate A Bug Club!” Bring your appetite and take a bite or come and watch!


 

Sunset Art in the Park starting at 4:45 pm and lasting about 45 minutes. Meet in the Picnic Area.

It is time to express yourself! We all have an artist inside, and Queen Wilhelmina is the perfect place to get inspired. Join Park Interpreter Melissa and paint a picture of the sun as it sets on Rich Mountain with water colors.


 

Sunday, November 17
 

Reservoir Hike starting at 10:00 am and lasting about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Meet at the  Reservoir Trailhead.

Join Park Interpreter Melissa on a hike to what used to be the old water system for the 1898 hotel


 

Wonder House Tour starting at 2:00 pm and lasting about 30 minutes. Meet at the Wonder House.

Do you ever wonder what the Wonder House is about? Join Park Interpreter Melissa and step back into history to see one of the first vacation homes built in the 1930’s.


 

Dutch Oven Demonstration starting at 3:00 pm and lasting about 1 hour. Meet at the Pavilion.

Are you in need of a tasty treat for this week? Stop by Queen Wilhelmina picnic area to find out how much better dessert is cooked over a fire! Park Interpreter Melissa will be using the state vessel – a Dutch oven – to cook-up a simple and delicious dessert. Come by for a taste.

 

11-14-19 6:54 a.m. KAWX.ORG 

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