Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day June 13

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day June 13

PRATT – How many times this summer have you heard “Mom, I’m bored!” or “Dad, can we go outside and do something?” It’s a sure sign that a child in your life is in need of adventure. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has the perfect resource for getting your kids outside and occupied, and National Get Outdoors Day, June 13, is the perfect time to start utilizing it. The KDWPT events calendar, found on ksoutdoors.com, has information on events planned throughout the summer, most of which are held in the fun and safe atmosphere of Kansas state parks.

Join KDWPT in celebrating National Get Outdoors Day by attending one of these family-friendly June events found on the KDWPT events calendar at ksoutdoors.com:


OK Kids Day

Cedar Bluff State Park

Fishing derby, free hot dog feed, trap shooting, and more.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

(785) 726-3212

Duck Race- Manhattan Boys and Girls Club

Tuttle Creek State Park

A benefit duck race with inflatables, face painting and other kids’ events.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

(785) 539-1947


OK Kids Day

Wilson State Park

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Jim Smith Memorial Fishing Clinic, ping-pong ball prize drop, lunch, water slides, and more.

(785) 658-2465


Music in the Park

El Dorado State Park

6 p.m. - 8p.m.

Bring your lawn chair and cooler and enjoy live music at the amphitheater.

(316) 321-7180