Children's Programs at Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

August 18, and 25   4:00 p.m.

Enjoy family fun and learn about nature at one of Fool Hollow Lake's Children's Programs every Saturday in August! Each Saturday program will talk about a different subject, bears to bats to trees!

August 11: All About Trees!

Learn about the life cycle of the 100 foot-tall ponderosa pines that surround Fool Hollow Lake! See if you can figure out how old a tree is, and learn how they provide habitat and support for local wildlife.

August 18: Rats & Bats

Experience the wonderful world of rodents around Fool Hollow Lake! Learn about the diversity of rodent species around the park, how to identify them, and why bats are not considered rodents. Enjoy story time with a flip book about the amazing American beaver, the superheroes of nature! At the end, you'll have a chance to meet Smokey Bear, and get a special "Smokey Bear" gift bag!

August 25: Bears

Are you "Bear Aware?" Learn more about the marvelous Arizona black bear with a flip book story all about the life of a bear. Find out how to stay safe in black bear habitat and how to keep bears wildlife and safe from humans. At the end, everyone gets a special "Smokey Bear" gift bag!

Each program takes place at the amphitheater on the east side of the lake. From the park entrance, take Fools Hollow Road east and follow it around the lake until you reach the three-way intersection, then turn left/west. Parking for the amphitheater is on the north side of the road. Admission to the park is free for children's program participants.

Arizona State Parks and Trails would like to thank the US Forest Service for their support in coordinating and facilitating these programs. We appreciate your partnership!