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Scorpion hunt is Friday at Fremont Indian State Park

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Fremont Indian State Park and Museum is hosting a scorpion walk on Friday, Aug. 12, beginning at 9 p.m.

Fremont Indian State Park and Museum is hosting a scorpion walk on Friday, Aug. 12, beginning at 9 p.m.

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RICHFIELD — Fremont Indian State Park and Museum is hosting a scorpion walk on Friday, Aug. 12, beginning at 9 p.m.

Participants will meet at the northeast corner of the museum parking lot. A short program about the scorpion’s life will be followed by a search for the elusive creatures. Closed-toe shoes are required.

Then on Saturday, Aug. 13, the park will host its second annual Clear Creek Canyon Celebration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will feature activities and crafts for the entire family. Participants will be able to make leather bracelets, bead necklaces, rock rubbings, weavings and sage bundles. There will also be pioneer and Native American demonstrations, and Native American storytelling will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Guided tours of Fremont rock art will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Day-use fee for the park is $3 per person or $6 per vehicle. The park is located 21 miles southwest of Richfield on I-70. For more information, log on to stateparks.utah.gov/parks/fremont-indian.