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State Park celebration, fees waived
State Park celebration, fees waived

Lakeland, FL -- The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Colt Creek State Park will host a fun-filled family celebration this Saturday, Aug. 27 to showcase the new facilities at the park.

All entrance fees will be waived for this special event.

Visitors will have the opportunity to tour and use the park's new facilities, including a ranger station, fishing/observation dock, two additional pavilions and a large screened in pavilion with adjoining restroom.

Another new highlight for visitors to enjoy are 20 interpretive signs located throughout the park and along the Mac Lake Nature Trail.

Free activities offered during the event will include tram tours, guided nature hikes, canoeing and kayaking.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will provide fishing poles for use during the event.

Hot dogs, drinks and chips will be available for a donation to the Help Our State Park fund which will be used to fund future park projects. The normal entrance fee of $4.00 per vehicle will be waived during this event.

For more information, visit the Colt Creek State Park events page.

This event will take place:

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Colt Creek State Park
16000 State Road 471
Lakeland, Florida 

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