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Family Trails Weekend at North Bend

May 31, 2018 @ 9:01 pm

Family Trails Weekend at North Bend is three days of outdoor activity. Friday activities include:

  • 11 a.m. Join the hunt for our reptile and amphibian friends! Learn the differences between these critters and take a short hike to view some of the local residents in the park. Meet at the Nature Center. Hike is one hour.
  • 1:30–3:30 p.m. Come to the Nature Center and enjoy arts and crafts and a chance to meet some of our wildlife friends. Take a look around and marvel at the mysteries of nature.
  • 4 p.m. Learn more about West Virginia flora and fauna as you hike the one-mile trail to the ancient Hibbs Cemetery. The trail has a constant grade and great views. Meet at the River Run Campground check in station. Hike is one hour.
  • 8:30 p.m. Experience the trail lit by beautiful luminaries as you hike to Tunnel 13. Local lore and history will be shared along the way along with a ghost story and raffle at Tunnel 13 on the North Bend Rail Trail. Sponsored by the North Bend Rail Trail Foundation. Meet at Shelter 3. Hike is about one hour and 1.5 miles.
  • 10 p.m. Explore the night sky and search for constellations and planets! Telescopes will be available to get look at the moon, stars and planets. A limited time program, with telescopes on loan from NASA. This special opportunity is best for star gazers 12 and older. Meet at the Lodge. Program lasts 1 hour.

For more Family Trails Weekend Fun, check out the list of activities for Saturday and Sunday!


May 31, 2018
9:01 pm