Calendar Of Events
Saturday, April 27, 2013
48th annual Trout Derby at Turkey Creek Lake. Event sponsored by Portsmouth Area Jaycees. Please phone 740-858-6621 for more information.
Friday-Sunday, May 3-5, 2013
Floraquest-Wildflower workshops and tours of area nature preserves. Pre-registration and a fee required. Please log on to www.flora-quest.com for more information.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Grand Mother's Day Buffet at Shawnee Lodge. buffet served 11:30am-3:00pm, reservations can be made by calling 740-858-6621x414. Reservations are strongly suggested.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Mother's Day Orchid Tour-Meet in the lodge lobby at 3pm after the Mother's Day buffet for a colorful auto tour through the forest in search of Orchids and other amazing things. Please phone 740-858-6652 for more information.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Full Moon Float-Meet at Turkey Creek Boat Ramp at 9pm for a float under the moonlight with a loved one. Canoes, paddles and lifejackets provided by Camp Oyo. Please phone 740-858-6652 for more information.
Friday-Sunday, June 14-16, 2013
Mothapalooza-Join us for a weekend of Moth and butterfly and native plant appreciation in Shawnee and nearby nature preserves. For more information contact Mary Ann at 513-519-9691 or Mothapalooza@gmail.com. Pre-registration and a fee are required.
Sunday, June 30, 2013
Shawnee Butterfly Count- Meet at the lodge parking lot at 9:30am for the North American Butterfly Association 22nd Annual Count. Please phone 740-858-6652 for detailed information.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Adams County Prairie Tour-Meet at the Shawnee Lodge Lobby to caravan to the area's interesting prairie habitats. Dress in layers and pack a lunch. If you are coming from Adams County and would like to meet at Chaparral Prairie we should be there by 9:45am. Please phone the park office at 740-858-6652 for more infomation.
For more information on fun things to do in the area call Shawnee Park Office at 740-858-6652 and check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/shawneestatepark.com or Visit Friends of Shawnee State Park website at http://www.friendsofhshawneestatepark.com
Portsmouth Scioto County Visitors Bureau is available for questions or information at 740-353-1166 or by checking the Ohio River Tourism at http://ohiorivertourism.org/links_of_interest.html.
Adams County Visitors Bureau is available at 877-232-6764 or at http://www.adamscountytravel.org/.
To contact the Shawnee Park Naturalist call the Nature Center at 740-858-6887 or email at email@example.com.