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The Forge Celebrates Easter

Spring Fun at The Forge

Saturday, April 8th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

HOPPY Easter from The Forge! We're planning an EGGstra fun day at the park with scavenger hunts, egg hunts, egg rolls, and more. Plus, meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy these special activities for kids ages 14 and under! 

The Forge Celebrates Easter

6 & under | 7-14 years-old
Price: $10 / participant
Date Available: Saturday, April 8th

Egg Roll & Hunt (Ages 6 & Under)

Includes Egg Roll, Egg Hunt, Easter Bunny Meet & Greet, and Carrot Patch Photo Opp.
Price: $10 / participant

Nature Egg Scramble (Ages 7-14)

Includes Nature Egg Scramble Hunt, Easter Bunny Meet & Greet, and Carrot Patch Photo Opp.
Price: $10 / participant

The Forge Egg Roll & Hunt (Ages 6 & Under)


The Forge Egg Roll

Not the crispy, crunchy kind! We'll be rolling eggs across The Mount lawn as quickly as possible in this friendly kids' competition.

  • Age: 6 & Under
  • Location: The Mount Lawn
  • Start Times: 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm
  • Prep-Time: 15 minutes before your start time
  • Awards: 1st Place Ribbon, all participants will be awarded a sticker and keep their egg

Egg Rollers will have 15 minutes before their race starts to prep and decorate their wooden egg, that they get to take home after the race! Our Egg Roll will begin with a quick dance party to get our participants warmed up and ready to ROLL.


The Forge Egg Hunt

  • Age: 6 & Under
  • Location: Tents near The Mount
  • Awards: all participants receive a goodie bag

Come early to play some fun games between egg hunts. In The Forge Egg Hunt, each participant will search to gather 6 eggs PLUS a rare golden egg, in order to claim their prize!

Nature Egg Scramble (Ages 7-14)


Will you be able to solve this nature scavenger hunt? Scramblers will solve a series of 12 riddles that will navigate them all around The Forge to finally lead them to a surprise treat. PLUS - all participants will be entered into a raffle to win a 2023 Explorer Season Pass ($175 value).

  • Age: 7 to 14 year olds
  • Start Time: Self-Paced, All Day
  • Location: Check-In at Gift Shop
  • Awards: Surprise treat and a chance to win a 2023 Explorer Season Pass
  • Price: $10 per participant


Carrot Patch Photo Garden

Everyone loves a photo opp! Be sure to stop by The Forge Carrot Patch to snap a few spring pictures of your family. PLUS meet the Easter Bunny!

  • Photos with Easter Bunny
  • Fun, Easter photo booth props
  • Festive background

Free Parking & Park Admission

Parking and admission to park are always free — we're a free-to-visit, pay-to-play adventure park.
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Book With Confidence

We get it. Plans sometimes change. We make it easy to cancel and reschedule your reservation.
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Where To Check-In

Park in Parking Lot 2, walk across the east footbridge, and start at the Kids Zone & Paddlesports Check-In.
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Quarry Camps

The Forge summer camps are designed to foster personal growth with a variety of educational, recreational, and group activities. There are endless adventures for your child at our camps!

Earth Day Festival

Join us for a fun and fulfilling festival at The Forge to celebrate our amazing planet and discover small ways we can make a BIG impact!
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