Category Archives: Events

As The Leaves Turn….

This time of year the signs that Summer is gone and Autumn is here are very apparent. The leaves are displaying their colors. It’s still dark when the dredge gets up. Park Staff can’t clean the bathroom in the morning … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Fun

Can you believe it’s August already! Where did summer go? As I sat contemplating this question I realized that I haven’t done everything I wanted to do this summer. I still have a list of fun activities to do before … Continue reading

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Laughter and Grease

The first ever “Time Travel with the Dredge” program was a big hit! We had a wonderful crowd and a great time. This program is about a dredge worker named Sylvan. Sylvan is a hard worker but also loves to … Continue reading

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On A Not-So-Dark Night….

…Park Rangers and visitors gathered around for the first Camp Fire Program of the season on July 14th.  Despite the thunderstorms, rain showers, and even a tornado warning for the lower Baker County which persisted throughout the day; the skies … Continue reading

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The Friends of the Dredge Invite YOU!

Yes, you!  And bring your friends and family!  Whereas the LOTS party wraps up our season, the annual Community Potluck gets us started.   Get a first look on what’s planned for the park this season including new projects, programs, and … Continue reading

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Spring Forward and Plan Ahead: Final

This morning, the Sumpter Valley Dredge woke up to four inches of snow.   This was very disappointing after a beautiful, 60 degree Sunny day on Tuesday.  However, being pushed back inside by the weather gives us a chance to share … Continue reading

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Out With a BOO!

A ghostly “Boo!” that is. With the end of the season coinciding with Halloween and all things spooky, it only seemed appropriate to host an “Is Skeleton Creek Real” Halloween Extravaganza.  Park Staff and visitors gathered around the camp fire … Continue reading

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