(Jackson, Wyo.) - Here are 5 free things to do this weekend: *1. Stargazing at R Park:* Tonight, Wyoming Stargazing is hosting free public stargazing at Rendezvous Park in Wilson. During the stargazing events, they will be using their giant Dobsonian Telescope with a 20" primary mirror to show you planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and more! They will also bring several iPads with the Star Walk application installed on them so you can explore the heavens while others are looking through the telescopes. The programs will take place from 9:30 - 11:30 p.m. *2. **Free Kids Fishing Day:* On Saturday, there will be free kids fishing day events in Jackson Hole and Pinedale. The day includes free fishing, activities and more. More information is in Buckrail's article, "'Get hooked on fishing' with these free kids events in Jackson and Pinedale."
*3. National Trails Day GTNP Trail Improvement Volunteer Day: *On Saturday
starting at 11 a.m., volunteers can meet at the Craig Thomas Discovery and
Visitor Center for work on the Death Canyon Trailhead working up to the
overlook. All ages and abilities welcome. The work will include: cleaning
debris out of the drainage features, and brushing trail corridor: cutting
branches, small trees, woody plants growing into the trail. Tools will be
*4. National Trails Day at BTNF:* From 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday, the
2016 Bridger-Teton National Trails Day will be held at the Nelson Drive
Trailhead where they will work to improve the trail that leads up to the
top of the small butte towards the North, by the National Elk Refuge. This
has become a more popular places for short hikes and dog walks and
volunteers will help make the trail more sustainable.
*5. Climb the King Kickoff: *Climb the King kicks off this Sunday, June 5
from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Phil Baux park at the base of Snow King. Climbers,
donors and community members are invited to stop by to register, hike and
have free pizza and drinks. Climb the King buffs will be given out to
participants, while supplies last. The first 25 participants to donate
register will receive a gift card from Persephone Bakery. All participants
making donations will get a discounted chairlift pass, courtesy of Snow
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