Autumn To-Do’s at Blackwater Falls

Autumn color has been spectacular and winter is approaching. Enjoy family friendly activities at Blackwater Falls as deciduous trees turn from fashionable colors or bared branches welcoming the winter blanket. Other activities may be planned. Please check the information center at Blackwater Falls Lodge or postings at the Nature Center.

Friday, October 30, 2020

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

11:00 a.m. Halloween Film
Enjoy this movie about a real estate agent and his family as they come face to face with ghosts in a creepy manor! Rated PG.

12:00 p.m. Mask Craft
Use markers or paint to make your own mask while supplies last. Craft fee: $1.50

2:00 p.m. Halloween Film
Join Aspen for this film about a curious youngster who moves to Salem where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of witches. Rated PG

Saturday, October 31, 2020

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

11:00 a.m. BINGO
Join Aspen for a fun game of bingo. Small novelty prize to winners. About 1 hour.

12:30 p.m. Mask Craft
Use markers or paint to make your own mask while supplies last. Craft fee: $1.50

1:30 p.m. Halloween Movie
Join Aspen to enjoy this film about puppies that go on a spooky adventure through a haunted mansion. Rated G

SPECIAL HALLOWEEN PROGRAM
7:30 p.m. Ghost Stories
It’s Halloween and the best time to hear ghost stories. JoAnn Dadisman, a local West Virginia storyteller, will weave and tell Appalachian ghost stories at Blackwater Falls Lodge. This program lasts about one hour and is open to the public at no charge. Wearing a mask is required. Activity is open to all ages but subject may not be suitable for those easily frightened.

Sunday, November 1, 2020

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

11:00 a.m. Ornament Craft
Join Aspen to paint or create an ornament for your tree. Craft fee varies from $1.00 for wooden sled to $3.00 swirled ornament to $5.00 for orb while supplies last.

1:00 p.m. Paracord Craft
Use paracord and a plastic clip to make a survival bracelet for your arm. Craft fee: $3.00 single color with plastic clip, $4.00 single color with fire striker clip.

2:00 p.m. Halloween Film
Take a seat and join the fun as favorite monsters laugh along with a viewing of a horror classic. Rated PG.

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 30 - November 1, 2020
  • End Date: November 1, 2020

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