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Cacapon Mountain Overlook, Monarchs, & More

September 28, 2018 @ 9:01 pm

Saturday at a state park as autumn approaches is magical. Join us for these activities, open to any age and the public.

11:00 a.m. Cacapon Mountain Overlook is a spectacular view, the highest elevation in the eastern panhandle. If you’ve not visited the overlook, you’re missing a view of four states! Meet the Naturalist at Cacapon Mountain Overlook for a brief history of the park and to look for migrating hawks. This road is 4 miles beyond the Nature Center. (45 minutes)

1:00 p.m. Magnificent Monarchs is a march (aka a short hike) to Cacapon’s Pollinator Zones to view these amazing butterflies on their long journey to Mexico. Learn all about their life cycle and amazing journey.(1 hour)

3:00 p.m. WV Tree Challenge is a great program at the Nature Center. Learn some basic concepts on tree identification. Choose from a variety of ID books and correctly identify the flagged trees in this challenge. (45 minutes) YPP

There are hiking trails, riding stables and golf at Cacapon, plus a great restaurant and rocking chairs on the veranda to sit a spell and relax.


September 28, 2018
9:01 pm