Past Event

National Public Lands Day Celebration and Clean Up at Gladie Cultural-Environmental Learning Center

Join us Saturday September 24th as we celebration of National Public Lands Day! There will be crafts and activities at 11 am for families then at 1 pm we will be walking down to Bison Way and Gladie Creek for a cleanup hike.


Gladie Visitor Center




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Program Details

Saturday, September 24th is National Public Lands Day and we are celebrating at the Gladie visitor center! There will be a full day of festivities including crafts and activities in the morning then a cleanup hike during the afternoon. Activities and crafts will be centered around teaching families the importance of being stewards of the land on all our adventures. There will be a Leave No Trace scavenger hunt, an introduction to Woodsy Owl, a binocular craft, and Red River Gorge coloring pages. Afterwards at 1 pm we will be taking a hike on the Bison Way trail and up Gladie Creek to pick up trash, learn the 7 principles of Leave No Trace, and discuss the ecosystem services Red River Gorge provides. For the hike please bring water, sunscreen, shoes you are comfortable walking in and getting wet, and gloves if you have them; we will provide bags, grabbers, buckets, trash bags, and gloves if necessary. Participation on the hike is limited to 10 to ensure safety so please register at 

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