Over 120 enjoy day at Sullys Hill Winter Festival

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal
Hailey Carlson meets one of the team from Prairie Isle Dog Trekking at the Sullys Hill Winter Festival held Saturday.

Visitor Services Manager at Sullys Hill National Game Preserve, Colleen Graue reports, “We had a great day on Saturday.  Over 120 people came out for the Winter Festival.  Many of the kids and families that checked our snowshoes once did it again later in the day.  We were excited to have the warm weather.

“Prairie Isle Dog Trekking gave a very educational presentation on dog sledding with an opportunity to get to know each of the dogs they brought.  

“Lake Region Wood Carvers displayed a variety of wildlife and bird carvings and provided a soap carving workshop for Kids.  

“Fish and Wildlife Staff provided guided snowshoe hikes.  Volunteer, Rachel Brazil provided instruction on drawing for the Jr. Duck Stamp program.  

“The Friends of Sullys Hill provided lunch and concessions as well as a number of volunteers assisting with other tasks throughout the day.  Thank you to all the Staff and Volunteers that came together to make this day possible and provide a variety of events to help get people hooked on the outdoors.”