2012 Locations

A list of all 138 National Get Outdoors Day locations. Find one near you! Or check out the locations from 2011.
Free Fishing Day at Wilkins Pond

Jeff Hosman
Biological Technician
USDA Forest Service


Dunes Learning Center

Kristen Grzych
VP Board of Directors, Devlop Com. Chair
Dunes Learning Center


Grand Canyon National Park

Donna Richardson
Deputy Chief of Interpretation
Grand Canyon National Park


Alabama

Munford Elementary School/Talladega National Forest
Munford, Alabama

Gloria Nielsen
District Ranger
USDA Forest Service


Alaska

Get Outdoors Day at Potters Marsh
Anchorage, Alaska

Annette Heckart
NatureWatch, Interpretation & Conservation Education Team Leader
Chugach National Forest


Ward Lake Recreation Area
Ketchikan, Alaska

Jesse Young
Education/Interpretation Specialist (Recreation)
U.S. Forest Service


Arizona

Parker Canyon Lake
Arizona

Rebecca Hodgeson
Fire Prevention
USDA Forest Service


Petrified Forest National Park
Arizona

Hallie Larsen
Park Ranger, Media Specialist
National Park Service


Arizona's Salt River Tubing & Recreation
Mesa, Arizona

Lynda Breault
Vice President
Salt River Tubing & Recreation


Mormon Lake Lodge Outdoor Festival
Mormon Lake, Arizona

Larry Snead
Mormon Lake Lodge Environmental Programs Manager
Mormon Lake Lodge, a Forever Resort


Arkansas

President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site
Hope , Arkansas

Christian Davis
Park Ranger
National Park Service


California

New Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch
California

Kate Kuykendall
Public Affairs Officer
National Park Service


Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Alviso, California

Toni Caldwell
Environmental Educator
US Fish & Wildlife Service


Camino Grove Park
Arcadia, California

Edward Huang 黄铁屿
Principal
Cal Inst. of Envir. Dsign & Management (CIEDM)


Grand Opening - Santa Monica Mountains LEED Platimun Visitor Center
Calabasas, California

Meghan Kish
Chief of Interpretation, Education & Outreach
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area


Mother Lode River Center
Coloma, California

Scott Scheu
Operations Manager
Mother Lode River Trips


Ardenwood Historic Farm
Fremont, California

Ira Bletz
Supervising Naturalist
East Bay Regional Park District


Healthy Parks Healthy People
Fremont, California

Timothy Williams
Conservation Education Coordinator
United States Forest Service


Lassen Volcanic National Park
Mineral, California

Karen Haner
Public Information Officer
Lassen Volcanic National Park


San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
San Francisco, California

Lynn Cullivan
Public Affairs
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park


Bayside Adventure Sports, Access to Adventure
Yosemite, California

Greg Weisman
President of Bayside Adventure Sports
Bayside Adventure Sports/ Access to Adventure


Colorado

Fishing Frenzy Fishing Derby for children
City of Commerce City, Colorado

Lisa Nordholt
Youth Services Supervisor
City of Commerce City


National Get Outdoors Day - Denver
Denver, Colorado

Susan Alden Wiengardt
Partnership Coordinator
US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region


First Annual Backcountry Community Campout
Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Hope Marasco
HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area coordinator
Highlands Ranch Community Association


Dinosaur Ridge
Morrison, Colorado

Tom Moklestad
Program Director
Friends of Dinosaur Ridge


Delaware

Kids Fest at the Boys & Girls Club
Milford, Delaware

Margaux Azzanesi
Coordinator
Greater Milford Boys & Girls Club


Florida

Canoe Outpost-Peace River
Arcadia, Florida

Becky Bragg
Owner
Canoe Outpost-Peace River


Hurlburt Field Youth Center
Okaloosa County, Florida

Sarah Luna
Recreation Assistant-Youth
Hurlburt Field Youth Center


Marshall Morgan Hampton Reserve
Polk County, Florida

Lori Clinch Adams
Coordinator
Winter Haven Wellness Walking Club


Idaho

Upper Mesa Falls, Caribou-Targhee National Forest
Upper Mesa Falls, Idaho

Sue McKenna
Forestry Technician, Recreation
USDA Forest Service


Illinois

Shawnee National Forest
Harrisburg, Illinois

Amanda Patrick
Public Affairs Officer
USDA Forest Service


Indiana

Brookville Lake-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Brookville, Indiana

Stephanie Ison
Natural Resources Specialist Ranger
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Kansas

Clinton Lake
Lawrence, Kansas

kipp walters
park ranger
u.s. army corps of engineers


Kentucky

Nolin River Lake - US Army Corps of Engineers
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Danielle Treadway
Park Ranger
USACE


Maine

Beaver Dam Campground
Berwick, Maine

Michelle or Sheila Burgess or Buck
Co-Owner's
Beaver Dam Campground


Maryland

Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center
Eden, Maryland

Jim Rapp
Director
Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center


Discovery Center Deep Creek Lake State Park Maryland
Swanton, Maryland

Caroline Blizzard
Park Ranger Naturalist
Maryland Department of Natural Resources


Massachusetts

Franklin Park
Boston, Massachusetts

Christine Poff
Executive Director
Franklin Park Coalition


Lowell National Historical Park
Lowell, Massachusetts

Phil Lupsiewicz
Media and Communications
Lowell National Historical Park


New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
New Bedford, Massachusetts

Emily Prigot
Ranger
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park


Michigan

Community Family Youth Park
Baldwin, Michigan

Linda Lange
GO Day & Trail Coordinator - Youth and Family Park
Webber Township Parks and Rec Committee


Greenfield Village / The Henry Ford
Dearborn, Michigan

Lisa Perez
Detroit Urban Connections Coordinator
U.S. Forest Service Region 9


Minnesota

Carver County Parks - Lake Minnewashta Regional Park
Chaska, Minnesota

Lenny Klevan Schmitz
Parks Coordinator
Carver County Parks


Blackhawk Park
Eagan, Minnesota

Jessie Koehle
Water Resources Technician
City of Eagan


Camp Tanadoona
Excelsior, Minnesota

Todd Foster
Camp Director
Camp Fire USA Minnesota Council


Powderhorn Park
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mikaela Kramer
Outreach Specialist
REI


 
Baylor Regional Park
Norwood, Minnesota

Merle Hiltner
Observatory Chair
Minnesota Astronomical Society


Citywide Camp-Out
South Saint Paul, Minnesota

Kelly Rae Vo
Project Chair
South St. Paul Jaycees


Maplewood Park / Clear Lake
Waseca, Minnesota

Mary Jo Knudson
Recreation Coordinator
Waseca Community Education & Recreation


Mississippi

National Park Service--Melrose National Historic Site
Natchez, Mississippi

Stephen Don
Park Ranger
National Park Service


Pat Lamar Park
Oxford, Mississippi

Sam Pryor
Director of the Oxford Activity Center
Oxford Park Commission


Missouri

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial - Gateway Arch
Saint Louis, Missouri

Ann Honious
Chief, Museum Services & Interpretation
National Park Service


Wappapello Lake
Wappapello, Missouri

Andrew Jefferson Sr.
Natural Resources Specialist Park Ranger
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Montana

Hide Out Mountain
Florence, Montana

Roger and Sharon DiBrito DiBrito
Volunteers
Florence Civic Club


Nevada

Desert National Wildlife Refuge
Nevada

Ida Castillo
Environmental Education / Visitor Services
US Fish & Wildlife Service


New Jersey

Morristown National Historical Park
Morristown, New Jersey

Andy Danneker
Park Guide
National Park Service - Morristown NHP


Field Station: Dinosaurs
Secaucus, New Jersey

Jayme Powers
Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Field Station: Dinosaurs


New Mexico

Aztec Ruins National Monument
Aztec, New Mexico

Lauren Blacik
Park Ranger
National Park Service


New York

Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort
Bath, New York

Suzanne Bixby Campground Owners of New York


Taconic Outdoor Education Center - NYS Fahnestock State Park
Cold Spring, New York

Paul Kuznia
Director
NYS Parks- Taconic Outdoor Education Center (TOEC)


Mount Morris Dam & Recreation Area
Mount Morris, New York

Juliana Smith
Park Ranger
US Army Corps of Engineers


Campground Owners of New York
Pittsford, New York

Suzanne Bixby
Marketing & Communications Director
Campground Owners of New York


North Carolina

William Bill Smith Park
Oak Island, North Carolina

Rich Thomas Jr.
Owner
OutdoorActive LLC


The Cradle of Forestry in America
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Devin Gentry
Education and Outreach Specialist
Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association


Ohio

Caesar Creek Lake
Ohio

Russell Curtis
Park Ranger
Corps of Engineers


William H. Harsha Lake, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Batavia, Ohio

Linda Romine
Park Ranger
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Leith Run Recreation Area, Wayne National Forest
New Matamoras, Ohio

Dawn McCarthy
Assistant District Ranger-Operations
Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District


C.J. Brown Dam and Reservoir
Springfield, Ohio

Brian Menker
Park Ranger
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Oregon

Sandy Ridge Trail System
Oregon

Zach Jarrett
Lead Outdoor Recreation Planner
Bureau of Land Management


U.S.D.A Siuslaw National Forest
Oregon

David Thompson
Interpretive Specialist
U.S.D.A. Siuslaw National Forest


BLM National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Baker City, Oregon

Kelly Burns
Lead Park Ranger
Bureau of Land Management


Foster Lake Free Fishing Day
Foster, Oregon

Christie Johnson
Park Ranger
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Pennsylvania

Nockamixon State Park
Pennsylvania

Beth Clark
Environmental Education Specialist
Nockamixon State Park


Kings Gap Environmental Education Center
Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Gina Padilla
Program Coordinator
Kings Gap EE Center, PA Bureau of State Parks


Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails
Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Michael Bloom
ACCT OSM/VISTA
Greater Hazleton Area Civic Partnership


Buhl Park
Hermitage, Pennsylvania

Debbie Fait
Assistant General Manager
Buhl Park Corporation


Blue Marsh Lake, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Leesport, Pennsylvania

Hallie Groff
Park Ranger
Blue Marsh Lake


Parker Dam State Park
Penfield, Pennsylvania

Deanna Schall
Park Manager
Pennsylvania State Parks


Upper West Branch Susquehanna River Sojourn
Pike, Pennsylvania

Von Holguin
Watershed Development Coordinator
Clearfield County Conservation District


Moraine State Park
Portersville, Pennsylvania

Emily Borcz
Regional Outdoor Recreation Program Coordinator
Pennsylvania State Parks


Lehigh Valley Zoo
Schnecksville, Pennsylvania

Alan Raisman
Development and Marketing Coordinator
Lehigh Valley Zoo


South Carolina

Liberty Square-Fort Sumter National Monument
Charleston, South Carolina

Sydney Schneider
Education Technician
National Park Service- Ft Sumter National Monument


INT/WWA Wakeboarding Event
Starr, South Carolina

Asher Alexander
Natural Resource Specialist
US Army Corps of Engineers Hartwell Project


South Dakota

SD Outdoor Expo presented by Jack's Campers
Huron, South Dakota

Candi Hettinger
Marketing/Events Coordinator
SD State Fair


Tennessee

10th Annual Catfish Rodeo
Nashville, Tennessee

Laura Ganus
Watersheds Director
Cumberland River Compact


Texas

Padre Island National Seashore
Corpus Christi, Texas

Buzz Botts
Education Coordinator
National Park Service


Westlake / Oakland
Lake Dallas, Texas

Paula Rafferty
Natural Resource Specialist
US Army Corps of Engineers


Odessa Parks and Recreation
Odessa, Texas

Christopher Hallmark
Recreation & Special Events Coordinator
City of Odessa (Tx) Parks and Recreation


Armand Bayou Nature Center
Pasadena, Texas

Tom Kartrude
Executive Director
Armand Bayou Nature Center


GO Day at Caney Creek Recreation Area
Zavalla, Texas

Rachel Collins
Executive Director
Lake Sam Rayburn Nature Center


Utah

Huntington and Eccles Canyons National Scenic Byway
Huntington, Utah

Rosann Fillmore
PUblic Affairs Specialist/ Byway Coordinator
Manti-La Sal NF/Huntington and Eccles Canyon NSB


Southern Utah Get Outdoors Day Family Expo
Ivins, Utah

Katherine Fuselier
Program Coordinator
Dixie/Arizona Strip Interpretive Association


 
Venture Outdoors/Get Outdoors Day Festival
Salt Lake City, Utah

Loyal Clark
Public Affairs Officer
U.S. Forest Service


Virginia

Holliday Lake State Park - Hike
Appomattox, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Holliday Lake State Park Canoe Tour
Appomattox, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Shenandoah River State Park
Bentonville, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park
Big Stone Gap, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Fairy Stone State Park
Blackberry, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Kiptopeke State Park
Cape Charles, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Pocahontas State Park
Chesterfield, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Occoneechee State Park
Clarksville, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Douthat State Park
Clifton Forge, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Bear Creek Lake State Park
Cumberland, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Natural Tunnel State Park
Duffield, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Wilderness Road State Park
Ewing, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


High Bridge Trail State Park
Farmville, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


New River Trail State Park
Foster Falls, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


James River State Park
Gladstone, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Twin Lakes State Park
Green Bay, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Booker T. Washington National Monument
Hardy, Virginia

Betsy Haynes
Park Ranger
Booker T. Washington National Monument


Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Huddleston, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Claytor Lake State Park
Ingles, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Caledon State Park
King George, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Belle Isle State Park
Lancaster, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Mason Neck State Park
Lorton, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Grayson Highlands State Park
Marion, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Hungry Mother State Park
Marion, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Westmoreland State Park
Montross, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Staunton River Battlefield State Park
Randolph, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park
Rice, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Staunton River State Park
Scottsburg, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Lake Anna State Park
Spotsylvania, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Chippokes Plantation State Park
Surry, Virginia



Prince William Forest Park
Triangle, Virginia

laura cohen
Chief of Visitor Services
prince william forest park - NPS


False Cape State Park - Fishing Frenzy
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


False Cape State Park - Sunset Kayak Paddle
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


First Landing State Park
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Sky Meadows State Park
White Post, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Sky Meadows State Park - Awesome Owls
White Post, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


York River State Park
Williamsburg, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Leesylvania State Park
Woodbridge, Virginia
Virginia State Parks


Washington

Spearfish Park, Washington
Dallesport, Washington

David Ladouceur
Park Ranger
USACE


King County's Duthie Hill Park
Issaquah, Washington

Glenn Glover
Executive Director
Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance


Mount Rainier National Park
Longmire, Washington

Kevin Bacher
Volunteer and Outreach Program Manager
Mount Rainier National Park


Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Vancouver, Washington

Tracy Calizon
Community Engagement Staff Officer
Gifford Pinchot National Forest


Bennington Lake
Walla Walla, Washington

Jeremy Nguyen
Park Ranger
USACE


Wyoming

Curt Gowdy State Park
Cheyenne, Wyoming

Paul Gritten
Non-motorized Trails Program Coordinator
WY State Parks, Historic Sites, & Trails


Scout's Pond
Dubois, Wyoming

Diane Probasco
Wildlife Biologist
Shoshone National Forest