Free fishing, shooting, geocaching, and rock climbing at this month’s Colorado State Park event
Outdoor Skills Day, a free opportunity for the whole family to sample a variety of outdoor recreational activities, returns this year at Mueller State Park.
The fun begins at 10:00 am on Saturday June 26 with free activities spread throughout the park including fishing, target shooting with .22 caliber shotguns and rifles, archery, l bird watching and Dutch oven cooking in the open air.
Participants can also climb a simulated cave in the CaveSim exhibit, roast S’mores over a campfire, learn about ‘Leave No Trace’ principles, get camping tips, try geocaching and win prizes in certain activities.
The festival announced new additions to the event this year, including MESO, a “science center on wheels” with hands-on activities focused on Earth and space sciences, renewable energies and scientific instrumentation.
Mueller State Park is located approximately 45 minutes west of Colorado Springs along Colorado Highway 67.
All activities are free with a valid pass, which is required to enter the park. Daily passes cost $ 9 and annual passes are $ 80. For more information or to register, visit signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4aa4a92dabf9c34-mueller or call the park at 719-687-2366.