BRANSON, Mo. – The Army Corps of Engineers Dewey Short Visitor Center at Table Rock Lake is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during January and February. Beginning March 1 the center will open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A self-guided children’s activity area is available when the visitor center is open. In addition, several park ranger led programs are planned for the month of February. All programs begin at the visitor center, are free, open to the public, and no registration is required.
Join park rangers and volunteers for Nature Tales and activities every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. throughout the month of February. Each program will last 30 minutes and include reading a nature themed story and hands-on activities.
Bundle up for a winter hike at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, and again on Saturday, Feb. 20 to learn more about what local wildlife is up to in the winter woods.
Attend Mammal Mania Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday Feb. 20 from 1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Participants of all ages can test their mammal knowledge by matching photos, furs, skulls, scat, and tracks.
Bring the family to the visitor center at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 to test your nature knowledge by participating on a human-sized board game.
Some programs may be weather dependent. For more information please contact the visitor center at 501-340-1943.
Little Rock District news and recreation information can be found at http://www.about.me/usacelittlerock.