Harold Parker State Forest activities

AMY SWEENEY/Staff photoHarold Parker State Forest hosts walks and other nature-related activities.

Creature Catch

Friday, Oct. 11, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Meet at Frye Pond Beach in the campground at 133 Jenkins Road, Andover. Fish, frogs, snakes and salamanders — let’s discover what lives in our tranquil New England ponds. Nets and buckets are provided. This activity can be wet and muddy. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Appropriate for all ages.

 

We Walk the Woods

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to noon

Meet at Park Headquarters. Join the park interpreter and the Friends of Harold Parker for a moderately paced walk through the forest while enjoying nature. Each week we hike to a different part of the forest in a series of 12 hikes. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Park Headquarters is at 305 Middleton Road, North Andover. Appropriate for children 6 and older.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to noon

Meet at Park Headquarters. Join the park interpreter and the Friends of Harold Parker for a moderately paced walk through the forest while enjoying nature. Each week we hike to a different part of the forest in a series of 12 hikes. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Park Headquarters is at 305 Middleton Road, North Andover. Appropriate for children 6 and older.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to noon

Meet at Park Headquarters. Join the park interpreter and the Friends of Harold Parker for a moderately paced walk through the forest while enjoying nature. Each week we hike to a different part of the forest in a series of 12 hikes. Recommend bringing water, insect repellent, sun screen, binoculars and camera. Park Headquarters is at 305 Middleton Road, North Andover. Appropriate for children 6 and older.

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