Learn how to make a Kids Wilderness Survival Backpack!
Tyler State Park is home to a 64-acre spring-fed lake, pine trees, and miles of trails you can hike or enjoy on a mountain bike. You can swim, boat, fish, picnic, camp, bird watch, study nature, hike, and so much more. You can view an interactive map here.
In addition to the activities offered by nature, you can hike with a ranger, learn how to cook in a Dutch oven, learn to start a fire and so much more through the Ranger Programs. For a list of events at Tyler State Park click here.
When we spent some time inside the park, Ranger Boyd Sanders, who heads up the park’s Ranger Programs, gave us some insight into making a kids wilderness survival backpack.
Here’s the supplies you’ll need:
- Trash Bag
Make sure to watch the video above to learn the importance of each item.
If you’re ready to head to the park, here’s a map to find your way:
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