Some ideas for you
parkrun at Parke
Challenge yourself to a weekly run, a cross-country 3 mile (5km) run that starts at 9am every Saturday morning and is run and organised by local volunteers. Register at parkrun.
If you prefer to do your own thing, you're free to run throughout Parke, but there are three mapped out routes to use if you wish.
The old railway line forms part of a cycle trail between Lustleigh and Bovey Tracey. The Parke section is about 1.5 miles - an ideal place for a family cycle.
Try off-roading for more excitement.
Orienteering and geocaching
We've four orienteering courses of varying difficulty:
You could also try geocaching - a modern day version of letterboxing using a GPS. See if you can find the caches hidden at Parke. GPS units are available to hire - £2 for half a day - please book in advance. Learn more about geocaching.
Institute of Outdoor Learning qualified bushcraft instructors offer a variety of bushcraft and survival courses, tailored for kids and families.
Choose an activity below, then check out the kit bag page. The activities can be done anytime and anywhere, but be careful when the rivers are full and fast flowing.
When you're an experienced explorer see what you can find on Dartmoor. Don't forget to get the grown ups to read the safety tips before you set off. Ok, ready... steady... go
Tracker pack activities
See what you can find on your expedition. There are a few things you have to get ready before you go ....
See if you can make a mask so good that you can blend into the background.
Share your favourite photo with your friends.
See what you can find around you to make an instrument with and join in with nature.
Perfect riverside homes
Find the ideal home for the creatures on this expedition sheet.
Make a collection where the river snakes.
Slow flow or speedy sprint
Can you work out how fast or slow the river's flowing today?
What's rocking and rolling
When the river's not flowing too fast, you can explore and see what you can find. Make sure you wear your wellies for this expedition ....