Fishing Derby & Activities Planned
NEWS FROM: Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Activities planned for July first weekend at Navajo State Park
ARBOLES, Colo. – Navajo State Park invites the public to special programs.
On Saturday, July 1 at 6 p.m. Whether you are a beginner or need to sharpen your skills, ages 6 and up can come out and enjoy archery. Located at the amphitheater.
On Sunday, July 2 at 8 a.m. Be part of the 1st Navajo State Park Kids Fishing Derby. Check-In will be at the amphitheater. Door prizes will be given and lunch will be provided for families participating.
On Sunday, July 2 at 2 p.m. Cool off with a water balloon fight. Located at the pavilion next to the visitor center. The water balloon fight will take place in the field next to the pavilion.
On Sunday, July 2 at 8am to 12pm, there will be a FREE kids fishing derby. Registration and check in will take place at the amphitheater. At this time participants will be entered into a drawing for prizes. Ages 15 and under can participate with an adult chaperone. No fishing license is required for children participating.
Children should bring their own fishing pole and tackle, bait will be provided and a limited number of free rental poles will be available. Volunteers will be available to help measure fish. Fishing will be from 8:30a.m. to 10 a.m.
Speaker and prize drawing will begin at 10:30 a.m. A free hot dog lunch will follow for the participants and their families.
To pre-register or for questions contact Megan at Navajo State Park (970) 883-2208
These programs are free with the purchase of a $7 daily pass per vehicle or an annual pass for $70. All materials and gear will be provided.
If you have any questions please call Navajo State Park at (970) 883-2208.
Navajo State Park, located along Colorado High 151 southwest of Pagosa Springs, offers more than 130 camp sites- many with full hook-ups, and three cabins are available for rent. To reserve a camp spot or cabin, go to the reservation section of the CPW web site: http://coloradostateparks.reserveamerica.com