Ssssensational Snakes

Alabama boasts over forty species of snakes! Join Wind Creek interpreters for a sssuper ssspectacular program about these ssscaly wild neighbors! Meet live snakes up close and make a cool snake craft to take home! Location: Wind Creek Clubhouse

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World Around You Walkabout

Alabama is home to all sorts of amazing plants and animals, and you won’t find a better place to see them than at Wind Creek State Park! Join Wind Creek interpreters as they guide you around the park in search of the birds, trees, insects, and more that call Wind Creek home! Location: Wind  Creek…

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Naturalist Presentation – Woodland Rivalries

It’s Iron Bowl weekend and we are thinking of the matching “teams” of predators and prey. Each brings its physical attributes and wits to the field when it comes to survival. We will compare and contrast the features that help each species achieve victories in Russell Forest. Example: the rabbit’s large ears observe even the…

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#OptOutside Guided Hike: Yellow Trail

This Black Friday, why not #OptOutside with a guided hike at Wind Creek State Park?  Join Wind Creek interpreters on a guided hike along one of the park’s most scenic areas, the Yellow Trail! Enjoy pine forests, twittering birds, and lakeside views as you enjoy the fresh fall air! Hiking Notes: • Wear weather appropriate…

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Naturalist Presentation – Woodland Rivalries

It’s Iron Bowl weekend and we are thinking of the matching “teams” of predators and prey. Each brings its physical attributes and wits to the field when it comes to survival. We will compare and contrast the features that help each species achieve victories in Russell Forest. Example: the rabbit’s large ears observe even the…

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“Hey, I Know You!” Story Time

Visit the Mamie’s Place Children’s Library to hear stories read aloud by people that you may know from inside or outside of our community. This week’s guest reader is Kenyatta Simmons! She is an Assistant Principal at Benjamin Russell High School.

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Night Hike: Campfire Trail

Explore Wind Creek State Park after dark on a guided hike along the one of the park’s most scenic areas, the Campfire Trail! Learn about the park’s nighttime residents during this exciting and interactive program! Wear weather appropriate clothing Wear sturdy walking/hiking shoes Bring water Bring Flashlight Location: Campfire Trail Trailhead

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Whooo’s In Your Forest?

Whooooooo’s the predator in our evening forests? Our owls, that’s who!!! Join Wind Creek Interpreters to learn more about these fascinating hunters, meet a live owl up close, and make an owl craft to take home! Location: Wind Creek Clubhouse

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Vulcan Orienteering Club: November Orienteering Meet

Experience orienteering at Wind Creek State Park with the Vulcan Orienteering Club!  During their November Orienteering Meet, participants of all skill levels will have the opportunity to use a compass and map to find locations within the park! ONLINE PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THE MEET!  Check out the Vulcan Orienteering Group website for the latest…

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“Hey, I Know You!” Story Time

Visit the Mamie’s Place Children’s Library to hear stories read aloud by people that you may know from inside or outside of our community. This week’s guest reader is Councilman Eric Brown! He represents District 4 on the Alexander City Council, and he is also the owner of Hilltop Landscaping. 

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