Special Events at the Park

Throughout the year, there are many special events held at Willow River State Park. For more information, please see the Special Events brochure by clicking here.  

Kids' Fishing Opportunities ...
Art Along the Willow

Sunday, June 8, 2014

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

 

JULY KIDS' FISHING CONTEST

July 26, 2014 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. **

 

If you missed our first contest, try this one. This is a fabulous kids' event. Entry fee is free for all ages and try to catch a big bass or crappie for some awesome prizes. Equipment is provided and mentors are there for guidance. 

             ** Kids ages 1-7 will be fishing from 9-9:45 a.m.                       ** Kids ages 8-12 will be fishing from 10-10:45 a.m.

 

 

Stroll through the park and see over 40 booths of many fine arts and crafts.  Enjoy free entertainment. A special craft area for children will be provided. There is free admission to the park on this day. Food is available.  To register for a booth, please use link. 

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Candlelight Ski

Coming in 2015

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Trail Challenge

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Ski our beautiful groomed trails by candlelight. Enjoy a bonfire and some warm refreshments by the Nature Center. 

 

Run along a beautiful and challenging course. The run starts at the beach and goes through the woods and prairies on park trails. Free admission to the park. There is an entry fee for the run. Please see our Trail Challenge page for more information and to register.

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Get Outdoors (GO) Days Year-Round

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Halloween Bash

October 25, 2014

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

These are special activity days where you can try your hand at snowshoeing ... see what animal tracks you can find during the winter, try fish casting, talk about certain animals and explore other activities that are set-up. See what is occurring at the park all year round. For our winter snowshoe days some snowshoes are provided free of charge for these events. If you need a pair, please register with the Nature Center at willowrivernaturecenter@gmail.com or at 715.386.9340.

Fun for the entire family! 

Come to the Nature Center between 5:30-7:30 p.m. to experience a fun and spooky evening. The event is FREE and there will be games, crafts, snacks, storytelling, and more for the family to enjoy. If you’d like to help out with this fun event, please contact Melissa at the Nature Center, 715-386-9340 or at <willowrivernaturecenter@gmail.com>. 

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