Saturday, August 16, 2014, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
You can come and go at any time
Riley Creek Recreation Area campground
Riley Creek Park Rd, Laclede, Idaho 83841
On Hwy 2, between Sandpoint and Priest River, ID
This adventurous day and night has several activities; something for everyone! Your family can participate in one, two, or all activities. Join us for Park Ranger presentations, an animal tracks activity, a nature walk, and star gazing!
- 4:00 pm. Our fun day begins with a park ranger presentation about animal tracks at the Riley Creek Recreation Area amphitheater. Next the ranger will guide us on a nature walk through the Riley Creek Recreation Area.
- 8:00 pm. Members of the Spokane Astronomical Society will do a star gazing presentation at the amphitheater.
- 8:45 pm (approximately). Members of the Spokane Astronomical Society are setting up their telescopes and letting us gaze at the galaxy!
- 10:45 pm. Gates will close at Riley Creek. Unless you are camping at Riley Creek, you will need to leave this recreation area by 10:45 pm.
Cost: Free. Day Use at Riley Creek (and Springy Point and Priest River) Recreation Area is free. Participation in all of the activities is free. Non-reservable camp sites may be available for a fee.
Please note: The park gates are normally locked at 10 p.m. but on July 26 they will be locked later (about 11 pm) to allow people to star gaze and then leave.
What to bring: camera, weather appropriate clothes, sunscreen, swimsuit, towel, dinner, snacks, drinks, insect repellant, water and beach toys, water crafts (kayak, canoe, boat).
Tour limits: none