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Ponca SP to Host Outdoor Cooking Camp

LINCOLN, Neb. – Ponca State Park will host its second Outdoor Cooking Camp May 3-5. The interactive camp includes a variety of specialty courses with hands-on instruction. Courses include campfire cooking, wild game sausage making, smoking meat and backyard barbecue, grilling techniques, fish preparation, canning venison, jerky making and dehydration, making strawberry preserves and Dutch oven cooking. Special nature-inspired programs for youth run concurrent with adult courses and include campfire cooking and safety, food art and wild edibles hike. The …

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Easter Events Planned at Ponca State Park

LINCOLN, Neb. – Ponca State Park offers a variety of family activities for Easter on March 30. These activities include an Easter egg hunt, wild bird egg/nest craft, wildlife viewing from a blind that may be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis, and 30-percent discount on lodging. Call the park for reservations at 402-755-2284, and visit the park’s Facebook page for activity updates. A park entry permit is required for each vehicle entering the park.

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Visit Ponca State Park for Marsh Madness

LINCOLN, Neb. – March visitors at Ponca State Park can experience spectacular bird-viewing opportunities and related activities during the spring migratory celebration of Marsh Madness. The public is invited to witness the migration during guided tours with members of the Loess Hills Audubon Society on March 2-3, 9-10 and 16-17. Visitors will view the brilliant spring plumage and courtship displays of geese, ducks, bald eagles and other raptors following the northern migration. A variety of resident wintering nuthatches, woodpeckers, cardinals, …

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Ponca State Park Offers Super Bowl Special

LINCOLN, Neb. – Football fans, family and friends can enjoy the Super Bowl in a scenic surrounding with the Super Bowl Special at Ponca State Park. One- and two-night mini-lodge stays are available Feb. 2-3 at a 30-percent discounted rate of $189 per night, not including tax and reservation fee. A two-night stay includes two free pizzas, five bundles of firewood and late check-out. A one-night stay includes a free pizza and two bundles of firewood. Each mini-lodge includes four …

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