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Geology Rocks!: Canaan Valley

July 21, 2022 - July 22, 2022

A state since 1963, West Virginia was actually millions of years in the making. The mineral wealth and natural beauty of West Virginia owe much to the geologic processes that began eons ago. Without geological processes, there would be no rocks, rivers, coal, oil or gas, minerals, or scenic beauty. “Indeed, there would be no mountains in the Mountain State,” says survey geologist Jim Britton.

If you don’t know limestone from sandstone or granite from gravel there are two activities to attend. The evening program on Thursday, July 21 at 7:00 p.m. is a program that Jim offers, explains and explores the mysteries of rock. This program is located in the Pine Room at Canaan Valley Lodge.

The morning of July 22 at 9:00 a.m. attendees roll out for a hike to learn about geology, topography and more. Meeting at Blackwater River Trail located at the Golf Course Parking Lot. The West Virginia Geological Survey folks are the experts presenting this program series. You can attend evening or morning activities, both. There is no charge to attend.

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Canaan Valley Resort State Park
230 Main Lodge Rd
Davis, WV 26260 United States
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