Autumn To-Do’s at Blackwater Falls

Autumn color is spectacular. Enjoy family friendly activities at Blackwater Falls as deciduous trees turn from green to fashionable colors. Other activities may be planned. Please check the information center at Blackwater Falls Lodge or postings at the Nature Center.

Monday, October 26, 2020

Nature Center Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. Tree Stump Craft
Join Brittany, recreation assistant, to decorate a cute tree stump. Craft fee: $2.00 while supplies last.

1:00 p.m. Tree Nature Film
Join Brittany, recreation assistant, for this video about silent sentinels of our planet. Learn how trees “talk” to each other and more in this short video. NR About 30 minutes. YPP

1:30 p.m. Foam Pine Cone Craft
Use colorful felt pieces to make a decorative pinecone. Craft fee: $2.00 while supplies last.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Nature Center Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. Movie Time
Get revved up and enjoy a timeless classic about a lovable car with a mind of his own. Rated G

1:00 p.m. Tree Cookies Craft
Use a wood burner or markers to make a wooden ornament for your Christmas Tree. Craft fee: $2.00

2:30 p.m. Wildlife Feeding
Joint Brittany, recreation assistant, to listen to why feeding wildlife is harmful to wildlife and humans then create a puppet with a paper bag. YPP

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Nature Center Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. Halloween Film
Join Aspen to enjoy a talking dog as he encounters a haunted house, a creepy neighbor and a scary canine. Rated PG.

1:00 p.m. Bat Craft
Use a wooden dowel to scratch color into a pre-cut bat. Craft fee: $2.00

2:00 p.m. Collage Container Craft
Use colorful tissue paper to make a container to hold your pencils, pens, etc. Craft fee: $1.00

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Nature Center Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. Halloween Movie
Join Aspen to enjoy this film about Dracula, who operates a high end resort away from the humans’ world as he goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for his daughter. Rated PG

1:00 p.m. Sport Bracelet Craft
Use beads and cording to make a bracelet of your favorite sport. Limit 5 sport beads per craft. FREE.

2:00 p.m. Drum Craft
Use foam and cardboard to create a drum. Craft fee: $3.00

Enjoy hiking trails at Blackwater Falls and the fabulous scenic beauty in Tucker County. Canaan Valley Resort State Park is nearby for even more scenic wonders.

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Event Details

  • Start Date: October 26 - 29, 2020
  • End Date: October 29, 2020

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