Park to hold Saturday events

Published 4:41 pm Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Twin Lakes State Park will hold several events on Saturday.

The park will begin with a “Turtle Trek” from 11 a.m.-noon around Goodwin Lake, which is a one-mile hike.

Participants will learn about turtle biology and behavior.

Fishing 101 will take place from 1-2 p.m. Fishers will learn about knots and tackle, and get a chance to throw lines in the water. Bait will be provided, and some rods are available for use.

The program is for all ages. A freshwater fishing license is required for participants age 16 and up. Licenses can be purchased at the park office.

The park will hold a “Lake Explorers” program from 2-3 p.m.

Participants will use nets to explore creatures int he water. Dip nets will be provided.

For more information or to sign up for programs, contact the park office at (434) 395-3435 or email