CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JULY 29, 2010
Dworshak offers ranger-led programs, activities
Dworshak Dam and Reservoir staff invite the public to attend a variety of ranger-led programs offered during late-July and August, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at the dam announced today.
On Saturday, July 31, and Saturday, Aug. 7, Park Ranger Rich Mucci will lead a sunset hike at 7 p.m. Hikers should meet at the Dent Acres trailhead near campsite 50 to enjoy a 3.5-mile scenic hike to the Dent Group Camp, then back to Dent Acres. Trail difficulty is easy to moderate, with a few short, steep hills. The trail meanders through Douglas Fir, Ponderosa Pine, and Western Red Cedar forests. Participants are advised to bring insect repellant, sunscreen, plenty of water, a trail snack, hat, and camera in order to photograph sunsets on the lake.
On Tuesday, Aug. 10, from
at the Orofino City Park Farmer’s Market, Ranger Connie Grant-Howell will
present “What’s in This Rock?,” a child-oriented program geared for pre-school
through eighth-grade ages. Children
will learn about the minerals that make up granite, and the
On Saturday, Aug. 21, at at the Dent Acres Campground group shelter, Grant-Howell will present “Mastermind Dam Builders,” a natural-history program about the dam-building expertise of beavers.
For more information
about programs, facilities access, recreation opportunities or historic films
available at the