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Nature Activities at Blackwater Falls

August 9, 2021 - August 12, 2021

Enjoy nature based activities with park naturalists at Blackwater Falls State Park.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Nature Center Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Perseids are Coming! The Perseids are coming!!

8:00 p.m. DISAPPEARING STARS
Join park naturalist, Paulita, to discover why the stars are disappearing from our view and ways you can help save the skies. About 45 minutes. YPP

9:15 p.m. A NIGHT SKY SPECIAL!
PARTY WITH THE PERSEIDS
Join the park naturalist, Paulita, to enjoy an evening of meteoric fun! Bring a blanket or lawn chair to join the fun for an evening of meteors and stars. The program begins with an introduction to the constellations and Perseids followed by a search of the skies to catch a shooting star. The moon will be in a nice crescent phase that is “waxing” toward the first quarter moon. Therefore, the moon won’t be bright enough to interfere. This is a come and go at your own time activity that continues for about 3 hours. Restrooms available during the program. YPP

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Nature Center Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities start or are conducted at the nature center unless otherwise indicated.

Attendant’s choice crafts will be available throughout the day. Fee varies according to selected craft projects. Stop in to chat, see the exhibits, or make a craft. Welcome.

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Start:
August 9, 2021
End:
August 12, 2021

Venue

Blackwater Falls State Park
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