Buckhorn State park–Work Play Earth Day - 2014

IMG_0853Twenty-eight volunteers, two staff members, and a Boy Scout Troop from Auburndale, WI,  celebrated Work *Play* Earth Day at Buckhorn  State Park on Saturday, April 26, 2014.  Teams of volunteers worked on various projects around the park.  Some, raked leaves, picked up sticks, while others water sealed the benches at the amphitheater, cleaned up the boat launch picnic area,  cleaned campsites and picnic areas, stacked wood in the woodshed.  Friends members also split wood during the day.  All of the volunteers  had lunch at the picnic shelter by the lake.    The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks  provided appreciation gifts.
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Buckhorn State Park is a paradise for water enthusiasts, hunters, hikers,campers and nature lovers. The park and two adjacent state wildlife areas cover more than 8,000-acres on a peninsula in the Castle Rock Flowage of the Wisconsin River and along the connecting Yellow River. Family and group campsites, unique cart-in camping, a cabin for people with disabilities, canoe trail and an accessible fishing pier, are all available at Buckhorn State Park.
The Friends of Buckhorn State Park work on numerous park projects and events throughout the year, including the annual photography contest, candlelight hikes and summer naturalist programs. Please contact the park office for more information or to join the Friends of Buckhorn.