Natchez Trace Parkway Read with a Ranger Program: “Swamp Where Gator Hides” October 14, 2017

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Date: September 29, 2017
Contact: Mona Foshee, (662) 680-4026

TUPELO, MS – This month’s featured story is “Swamp Where Gator Hides,” a fun book that introduces young listeners to the concepts of camouflage and predator-prey interactions. Engaging cumulative rhyming teaches children about the animals that live in swamps like those along the Natchez Trace Parkway (Parkway). Children and their families are encouraged to come enjoy the Read with a Ranger program at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at the Parkway Visitor Center in Tupelo, Mississippi.


Read with a Ranger is a 45-minute program that is most appropriate for ages six and under, but all ages are welcome. Participants listen to a story, join in a fun craft and go on an optional and easy half-mile hike. Read with a Ranger features a new story on the second Saturday of the month. To confirm the time and program scheduled each month, please check on our website calendar


This program is free to the public. The visitor center is located at milepost 266 on the Parkway, near Tupelo, Mississippi. For additional information, call 1-800-305-7417.

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Last updated: October 2, 2017

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2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804


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