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Autumn at Cacapon
October 11 - October 14
Mid-October is a great time to visit Cacapon. Enjoy these planned activities.
MONDAY, October 11, 2021
The Nature Center is open from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
This class will help increase balance, flexibility, and focus on connection to mind, body, & spirit. Tai Chi is held at the Gazebo in park picnic area.
West Virginia Wildlife Pelts
Drop by to discover how different varieties of wildlife fur or pelts feel. Fox, bear, deer, bobcat…and more!
TUESDAY, October 12, 2021
Non-native Invasive Plants
Learn about how the park is taking on a variety of invasive plants: Oriental Bittersweet, Japanese Barberry and take a short hike to identify and see some of the park’s projects
WV Tree ID Walk
Let’s discover some common WV trees and some ways to identify them.
WEDNESDAY, October 13, 2021
The CCC Boys: A West Virginia Legacy
The CCC boys left a legacy that can still be enjoyed all over WV in the forests they planted and parks they helped to build. Meet the Naturalist at the Nature Center to watch a movie into this WV legacy. (30 minutes)
Spirit of Cacapon
Meet at the Nature Center to take a short walk and discover how the CCC boys…the Civilian Conservation Corps left it’s mark on Cacapon.
THURSDAY, October 14, 2021
All about Bears
How fast do black bears run? What do I do if I see a bear? Join park naturalist to learn some fun bear facts and important ways to help keep them wild!
Learn some common WV trees and using the Young People’s Series guide to Trees checklist. Let’s take a walk, then followed by a craft.
Nature Center Operations and Programs are following State Guidelines that masks are not required if two Covid vaccinations have been administered; If no vaccinations, then masks are required
**All Programs & Hikes will begin at the Nature Center unless noted**
**Nature Center Hours are 10:00AM-4:30PM unless noted.
**Nature Center is Closed when programs occur.
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