Friday, July 02, 2010

Grand Opening Gunflint Trail's Chick-Wauk Museum and Nature Center

Grand Opening Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center July 4, 2010 - Allow driving, parking, and shuttle time of 2 or more hours from Grand Marais. (Gates open at 11 AM) - Car-pooling is strongly recommended. Parking Flaggers in orange vests will be stationed at County Rd 81 (Moose Pond Drive), County Rd 11 (Sag Lake Trail) and Trail’s End Campground, giving instructions for parking and shuttles. - Drivers should watch for ‘Flagger Ahead’ signs, slow down, stop, listen to and carefully follow directions. - Each parking area will be filled completely in a pre-determined order. - Shuttle vans and buses will move people from the parking areas to the special event tent at Chik-Wauk. Special accommodation is provided for anyone with a disability or impaired mobility. Please ask a flagger for instructions. July 4 Schedule - 11 AM Gates open - attendees will be assigned a "tour number" - To avoid traffic we suggest you arrive early and & bring a picnic lunch. Picnic tables are available. - 1 PM Ceremony begins “under the big top” - Key note speaker: Jim Sanders, Superior National Forest Supervisor, USDA Forest Service - Ribbon-Cutting - Museum tours in small groups - Cake & beverages - Hike the trails Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center 28 Moose Pond - 57 miles “Up the Gunflint Trail” from Grand Marais, MN 55604 218-388-9915 info@chikwauk.com

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