A beautiful day makes for a wonderful field trip. As was the case when 2nd-grade classes from Southern Elementary School (Fayette County) visited the Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort. The students were enthralled with learning about native Kentucky animals, even trying to out growl a bear. The snakes, bees and wildcat seemed to be their favorites.
I have always enjoyed visiting Salato. My favorite exhibit is The Living Stream, where you can walk behind a waterfall and peer into a small fish pond. With both indoor and outdoor exhibits, hiking trails, fishing ponds, picnic areas and plenty of geese to feed, Salato has plenty to keep you busy.
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