New play area opens at Tettegouche State Park
LAKE COUNTY, MN. (Northern News Now) - On August 26, Tettegouche State Park hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new nature play area.
The play area, designed to meet ADA accessibility requirements, features a climbing tree, rock painting, tree trunk checkers and more.
Friends of Tettegouche State Park, a non-profit partner of the park, led the effort to create the play area.
At the opening ceremony, Project Leader Jill Beim said the play area already seemed like a success.
”The kids love climbing on things and building with the wood blocks,” said Beim, “they’re having a great time.”
According to Beim, it is important to get young kids to connect to nature and inspire them to become the next generation to care for public lands.
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