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Clark Regional Park offers More than Meets the Eye

wpid-2014-12-19_11.00.24.jpgClark Regional Park offers a an awesome event for kids (and their parents) to see the park through the eyes of a Ranger in their “More than Meets the Eye” program.

Come and discover the hidden clues of where the animals are in the park and what animals ruled the land in Clark Park 10,000 years ago and what animals rule today.

 Start the event with a visit with Rangers at a Share and Show Exhibit located at Clark Park’s Fossil Museum front patio from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., then discover the secrets of Clark Park.

They’ll guide you on a moderate, 30-minute, ¾-of-a-mile hike that will  led you past Elephant and Camel Hill and up Camel Hill and loop back to the starting point.

  • Parking: $5 per vehicle.
  • Share and Show Exhibit: NO FEE.
  • Fun activities will be available for both children and adults.
  • Reservations are not required.

Visit the Clark Interpretive Center/Paleontology Museum while your there. This paleontology museum is an awesome little gem full of prehistoric facts about Orange County. Be sure to look at the 9 million year old baleen whale skeleton (one of the only complete Ice Age fossils in existence).

Admission is always FREE!

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  • Sunday, December 28, 2014
  • 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m..
  • Event is FREE, parking is $5.00

Clark Regional Park
8800 Rosecrans Ave.
Buena Park, CA 90621
(714) 973-3170 or (714) 973-6618
clarkpark@ocparks.com

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More than Meets the Eye

Would you like see a park through the eyes of a Ranger? Discover the hidden clues of where the animals are in the park. .

Find out what animals ruled the land in Clark Park 10,000 years ago and what animals rule today in their More than Meets the Eye program.

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You’ll start with a visit with Rangers at a Share and Show Exhibit located at Clark Park’s Fossil Museum front patio from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and discover the secrets of Clark Park.

Take a moderate, 30-minute, ¾-of-a-mile, Ranger-led nature that will begin at the Share and Show Exhibit then walk past Elephant and Camel Hill and up Camel Hill, the highest point of Clark Park before looping back to the starting point.

  • Parking: $5 per vehicle.
  • Share and Show Exhibit: NO FEE.
  • Fun activities will be available for both children and adults.
  • Reservations are not required.

Be sure to get there early so you visit can take in the awesome Clark Interpretive Center – Paleontology Museum.The paleontology museum is full of prehistoric facts for Orange County through exhibits and fossils featuring a 9 million year old baleen whale skeleton.

The skelton is reputed to be one of the only complete ice age whale fossils in existence and we have it right here in Orange County! You can also observe scientists and volunteers excavate and prepare fossil specimens for study and educational exhibits.

Admission is FREE!

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  • Sunday, November 30, 2014
  • 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m..
  • Event is FREE, parking is $5.00

Clark Regional Park
8800 Rosecrans Ave.
Buena Park, CA 90621
(714) 973-3170 or (714) 973-6618
clarkpark@ocparks.com

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There’s More than Meets the Eye

On Sunday, August 31, 2014, be ready to see Clark Park through the eyes of a Park Ranger as they lead you on a moderate 3/4 mile (30 minute) hike as you look for clues and find out where all  the animals are.

 Start by visiting with the Ranger at the Share and Show exhibit at Clark Park’s Fossil Museum (Los Coyotes Paleontology Museum) front patio for some history, find out what animals lived in the park 10,000 years ago, the animals that rule the park today and find out some of the secrets of the Clark Park. There will be fun actives for both adults and children alike.

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  • August 31, 2014
  • 1:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.
  • Event is FREE, parking is $5.00

Clark Regional Park
8800 Rosecrans Ave.
Buena Park, CA 90621
(714) 973-3170 or (714) 973-6618
clarkpark@ocparks.com

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A variety of recreational activities are available at Ralph B. Clark Park. These include large shaded picnic areas, hiking and biking trails, and children’s playground areas. Children of all ages can enjoy fishing in the stocked three acre lake. Four tennis courts are located within the park and the amphitheater which overlooks the lake.

 

The Interpretive Center, which opened in September of 1988, contains a paleontology museum that provides an educational view of prehistoric Orange County through exhibits, programs and guided tours. Also the opportunity is provided to watch scientists and volunteers excavate and prepare fossil specimens for study and educational exhibits.

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