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Hello Colorful Fall: Cacapon

September 30 October 2

Birding, bagpipes, geology and more is featured this weekend, September 30 – October 2, 2022 at Cacapon Resort State Park. If you can’t attend the programs, do visit the nature center or hike a trail and enjoy the approach of fall. All programs start from the nature center unless indicated.

FRIDAY, September 30, 2022

10:00AM
Beginner Birding Walk
Learn how to identify Cacapon’s common birds and woodpeckers by sight and sound. Binoculars provided. If you’re an experienced birder, please join us. The more we get together, the more we learn.

SATURDAY, October 1, 2022

10:30AM
History Stroll
Join a guided hike on the early history of the park 1934-41 when Camp Morgan, Civilian Conservation Corps began the project of building a West Virginia State Park.

2:00PM
Bagpipe Concert at the Gazebo
Enjoy an hour of bagpipe music at the outdoor gazebo, near the nature center.

4:00PM
Irish Road Bowling
Come and find out how fun this sport is by rolling a cannon ball around a course. For more information on how this Irish sport came to America check out WWW.WV.IRB

SUNDAY, October 2, 2022
10:00AM
Geology Hike
Meet at the front desk of the lodge to take a guided hike of the Piney Ridge Trail.

1:30PM
Weed Warriors
Meet Allen Miller, a naturalist to help save the park from invasive plants! Help pull and cut oriental bittersweet vines. Loppers provided. If you need to release some tension by doing some habitat improvement, the weed warrior is the ticket.. Bring sturdy gloves.

The nature center is a great stop for all ages, showcasing exhibits on the park history and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Morgan 1934-41. Other West Virginia natural exhibits include an extensive taxidermy collection of wildlife- fish, birds, fox, bobcat, mountain lion, deer, elk, and eastern grey wolf! Also, hands-on sand displays for wildlife tracks and a new geology interactive map to design your own mountains, rivers and lakes.

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Start:
September 30
End:
October 2
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Cacapon Resort State Park

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