Blackwater Falls Nature Activities

Getting outdoors at Blackwater Falls finds a variety of activities to enjoy. Unless otherwise indicated, activities are held at the nature center area.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Nature Center is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Young People for Parks Opportunity
11:00 a.m. Beavers Nature Film
Enjoy a swim in the rich aquatic habitat of one of nature’s greatest engineers.

Craft Time
12:00 p.m. Drums
Use pre-cut foam and cardboard to make a drum. Craft fee: $3.00

Young People for Parks Opportunity & Movie Time
2:00 p.m. Enjoy this film based in Coalwood, West Virginia, in 1957, and a young man that overcomes obstacles to build his own rocket and follow his dream. Based on a true story. Rated PG. 1 hour, 48 minutes

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Worship Service– 10:00 a.m.
Join Pastor Ruth Bullwinkle at Pendleton Point Overlook for this morning’s interdenominational worship service. Please bring something to sit upon and face mask required. Inclement weather cancels this service. About 30 minutes.

Monday, September 14, 2020

Nature Center is open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Young People for Parks Opportunity
11:00 a.m. First Sow in the Woods Kids Film
A worried scarecrow in a pumpkin field watches the animals prepare for winter. NR. About 30 minutes.

Craft Time
11:30 a.m. Finger-painting
Use finger-paint paper and paint to create a work of art for the family fridge. NO FEE

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Nature Center is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Young People for Parks Opportunity
11:00 a.m. Tree Nature Film
Enjoy hearing about these silent sentinels of our hectic planet. About 30 minutes.

Craft Opportunity
12:00 p.m. Foam Pinecone
Use foam pieces to create a pine cone. Craft fee: $2.00

Craft Opportunity
1:30 p.m. Tree Disc
Use markers or wood burner on a cut disc of wood. Craft fee: $2.00

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Nature Center is Open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Young People for Parks Opportunity
11:00 a.m. Mammals Nature Film
Enjoy hearing about folklore and amazing facts about our favorite furry animals. About 30 minutes.

Craft Opportunity
12:00 p.m. Scratch Bat
Use a wooden dowel to scratch color into a pre-cut bat. Craft fee: $2.00

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Nature Center is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Craft Opportunity
11:00 p.m. Suncatchers
Use paint pens to paint indented sections of a pre-designed suncatcher to hang in your window. Craft fee: $1.00 to $10.00

Craft Opportunity
12:30 p.m. Paracord Bracelet
Use paracord to braid a survival bracelet. Not recommended for small children. Single Color Craft fee: $3.00—$4.00 depending on selected buckle.

Young People for Parks Opportunity & Movie Time
2:00 p.m. Enjoy this film about a boy who seeks a Truffula Tree in order to impress a girl and a grumpy creature who speaks for the trees. Rated PG. 1 1/2 hours.

Face covering is required inside public buildings by Executive Order. Social distancing is encouraged. Thanks for staying safe. Park activities and other useful information is available at lodge, camping area and nature center.

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Event Details

  • Start Date: September 12 - 17, 2020
  • End Date: September 17, 2020

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