50th Anniversary Celebration

10:00 am—2:00 pm       Hartman Lake Picnic Area

  • Demonstrations by the many partners of the park including the horse and bike clubs, Friends of Hartman Creek, the Ice Age Trail Alliance and many more!
  • Demonstrations by DNR folks including forestry, wildlife, warden and more.
  • Free fishing program at the amphitheater
  • Vintage photos of the park in the enclosed shelter along with park information


11:00 am—12:00 pm         

  • Living history program given by longtime volunteer Sue Eiler


11:00 am—1:00 pm            

  • Free food and drink at the enclosed shelter sponsored by Friends of Hartman Creek


1:00 pm—2:00 pm             

  • Presentation of Awards
    • Those scheduled to speak include former park superintendents Merl Lange and Brian Hefty, current superintendent Michael Bergum and Friends president Ken Karth.


2:00 pm      

  • Free cake and lemonade.  Appearance by Smokey Bear.


2:00 pm—4:00 pm                

  • Music by the band “Flip of the Coin