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Horseshoe Bend Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk

Horseshoe Bend School 10684 AL-22, New Site

  Prepare for your Thanksgiving feast by burning off some calories at the 10th Annual Horseshoe Bend School Turkey Trot. Thisfun filled 5k race is the perfect way to enjoy the morning while supporting the Horseshoe Bend School Cross Country team.Awards will be given for the top male and female runners in each age group. Come claim your bragging rights for the family Thanksgivingtable.Do you only run if chased by a bear? No problem, come join our flock of walkers to enjoy the fall day. As an added bonus, you areguaranteed to not be in last place as our cross...

Vulcan Orienteering November Orienteering Meet

Wind Creek State Park

Experience orienteering at Wind Creek State Park with the Vulcan Orienteering Club! During their November Orienteering Meet, participants of all skill levels will have the opportunity to use a compass and map to find locations within the park!   ONLINE PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THE MEET! Check out the Vulcan Orienteering Group website for the latest info and to register: http://vulcanorienteering.org/   Date: November 19th, 2022 Time: Start between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM (Finish by 2:00 PM) Location: Meet will start and finish at the Beach

Wildlife Presentation-Naturalist Cabin

Russell Crossroads 19 Russell Farms Rd, Alexander City

Turkey Time!! Meet the one critter that’s on everyone’s Thanksgiving guest list. LIVE TURKEYS of the domestic variety will be at the Naturalist’s Cabin for some serious turkey talk. In addition to the birds of honor, an assortment of items left behind by the Eastern Wild Turkey will be available for handling and instruction. Turkeys have interesting features including caruncles, a snood, spurs and a beard! Listen to turkey calls and practice your own. Take a selfie with a friendly live turkey! The whole family will enjoy watching the star of Thanksgiving strut its stuff. Appropriate for all ages. No...

Fabulous Fall Colors Hike

Wind Creek State Park

  Autumn is a magical time, as Alabama’s forests move from seas of vibrant green to a beautiful quilt of yellows, oranges, and reds. Join Wind Creek interpreters to discover some of the park’s rich fall colors during a leisurely stroll along the shores of Lake Martin!   Hiking Notes: • Wear weather appropriate clothing • Wear sturdy walking/hiking shoes • Bring water • Dogs on leashes are welcome   For more information, please contact District Naturalist Scottie Jackson: Scottie.Jackson@dcnr.alabama.gov Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Location: North Picnic Trailhead (Campfire Trail) Cost: FREE with...

Turtle Takeover

Wind Creek State Park

The turtles (and tortoises) are taking over at Wind Creek State Park! Come to the Wind Creek Clubhouse to meet live turtle and tortoises as they enjoy a little fun in the sun on the field.   For more information, please contact District Naturalist Scottie Jackson: Scottie.Jackson@dcnr.alabama.gov Date: November 19th, 2022 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: Wind Creek Clubhouse Cost: FREE with paid park admission and for overnight guests

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