2014-06-05 / Outdoors

Fayette to host ‘surfin’ summer’ event in June

FAYETTE – A new theme has been selected for this year’s Fayette Historic State Park’s June event. “Surfin’ into Summer” will be held at the park on June 14.

The annual event is hosted by the Department of Natural Resources’ Parks and Recreation Division. This year’s theme is all things “summer”. Campers can join the campsite decorating contest, with the winter selected by camping peers.

Various summer activities within the baseball field at the park will be held from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. These include: minnow races, putt-putt golfing, bubble fun, underwater themed “plinko”, face painting, as well as bounce houses and other surprise activities. There will also be a special visit from Smokey Bear.

A concession of non-traditional summertime foods will also be available for purchase during the festivities.

A detailed schedule of events and more information can be obtained by calling Fayette Historic State Park at (906) 644- 2603. For camping reservations, call (800) 447-2757 or go to: www.midnrreservations.com

All motor vehicles entering a state park or recreation area must display a Motor Vehicle Passport, available for purchase at the entrance. Cost is $11 for resident annual.

A non-resident annual is $31 and a non-resident daily is $9. Participation in “Surfin’ into Summer” activities is free of charge.

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