IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! Summer fun for families
Todays blog is written by Michaela Schell, a local writer and business professional.
As the years pass, I find myself looking more and more for kid friendly events that cater to our growing family. T... Posted on 6/11/13 at 11:10 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Turtle River
Turtle River State Park this afternoon.... Posted on 9/30/12 at 6:30 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Trout to be stocked today at Turtle River State Park
If youre a fan of stream trout fishing, you might want to make a trip to Turtle River State Park west of Grand Forks.
Park manager Steve Crandall told me this afternoon the North Dakota Game and Fi... Posted on 4/10/12 at 3:04 PM
Ray Burkle was the only CCC boy on hand when they dedicated the CCC Memorial Visitor Center at Turtle River State Park last week. So, I asked him if he thought a CCC program would work in these times of unemployment and economical troubles.
This is the time of year when people go around asking one another “Where did the summer go?” But this August, nobody is asking because it seems as though summer never came and it can’t really go away. Still, there is a feeling of quiet excitement all around us now with school starting next week.
Park managers in North Dakota said reservations for the Memorial Day weekend are running high but cool temperatures could keep people at home.
“One big difference over last year is the price of fuel. That was a major item for us last year,” said Henry Duray, manager of Graham’s Island State Park near Devils Lake. The number of out-of-state visitors to Graham’s Island, mainly anglers, dropped by 50 percent in 2008, Duray said. Many have come back.
Camping season opens Friday at all North Dakota state parks. Turtle River State Park near Arvilla will celebrate its 75th anniversary this summer. Park manager Steve Crandall said dates for the event have yet to be set.
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