Red Willow SRA family fun nights begin

Families can enjoy a cookout at the Spring Creek tent camping area as part of the Red Willow family fun nights.

Summer family fun nights begin today at Red Willow State Recreation Area.

The free fun nights will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. every other Wednesday until Aug. 8.

At 6 p.m. there is a family cookout at the Spring Creek tent camping area near the marina boat ramp, followed by kayaking, family fishing, archery, hiking and biking at 7 p.m. Then enjoy s’mores at the campfire at Spring Creek until 10 p.m. The activities are free, and all equipment is provided except bicycles. A valid Nebraska park entry permit is required.

Red Willow SRA is located about 11 miles north of McCook. For more information, call Aric Riggins, Southwest Region parks supervisor, at 308-345-5899.