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Friday Activities

July 12, 2018 @ 9:01 pm

The place to be for outdoor fun and nature is North Bend State Park. Activities on this Friday include:

9:30– 11:30 a.m.– Nature Center Open – Come inside to 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.

12:00 p.m.– You’ll Be Like Euell – The Euell Gibbons Trail was dedicated to the wild foods enthusiast because of the many walks he led, teaching visitors about the bounty that nature provides. Learn about wild edibles that are easily identified and collected as you hike this short, but historic trail. We will meet at the River Run Campground Check in Station. (1 hour, 0.5 miles) YPP

2:00 p.m. – Tie Dye* – Learn how to tie dye your very own North Bend T-shirt! Shirts will be available to purchase and dye during this activity for $8.00 per shirt. All youth and adult sizes will be available. This makes for a great souvenir of your time at North Bend and a fun way to show your support of West Virginia State Parks. A variety of patterns and dyes will be available, so you can create your one-of-a-kind shirt! We will meet in the Nature Center. (1.5 hours)

4:00 p.m.– Putt Putt Golf Game – Take on all challengers and test your skill at putting through the 9 mini golf holes at the Lodge. Individual scores will be counted with prizes awarded for top finishers. Equipment and space is limited so show up early to participate in the fun! We will meet in the Lobby of the Lodge. (1 hour)

5:30 p.m. – Creek Critters – Put on your water shoes and get ready to get wet as you dive into the small world of critters that inhabit our local creeks and streams. Collect and observe crayfish, insect larva, and other aquatic invertebrates in this interactive program. We will meet at the Nature Center. (1 hour) YPP

7:30 p.m. – Geology Rocks! (Presentation) – Join Ken Ashton, a geologist with the West Virginia Geologic and Economic Survey and find out what rocks make up the Mountain State. Ken will be giving a presentation on Friday evening, followed by a hike on Saturday morning. Geology Rocks in West Virginia! Meet at the Lodge Conference Room. (1 hour) YPP


July 12, 2018
9:01 pm