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May 31, 2019 @ 1:01 am - June 1, 2019 @ 1:01 am
Join the park naturalist for these family friendly activities taking place over the weekend. Activities are open to the public and free to attend.
Friday, May 31
BLACK BEAR DAY
12:00 p.m. Cacapon’s Black Bears Program.
Meet at the Nature Center to learn all about black bears. Let’s discover what they eat, what sense they rely on the most, & what to do if you see one! This will be followed by a craft. Color your own picture from “Peterson’s Field Guide Coloring Book” YPP (1 hour)
1:00 p.m. Look for the “Bear Necessities”
Meet at the Nature Center to view a film about bears and learn some interesting facts. (30 minutes) YPP
2:00 p.m. Art with Ari
Join local artist and park volunteer for May flower canvas painting. Meet at the Nature Center. Class is limited, first come-first served. $5 fee for class.
4:00 p.m. Meet and Greet Cacapon
Meet the naturalist in the lounge of the lodge to answer any general park questions you may have or find out what amazing recreation and nature activities Cacapon has to offer. Welcome to Cacapon Resort State Park! (1 hour)
7:00 p.m. Evening Hike
Meet the naturalist at the Lodge for an evening hike. Wrap up your day with a walk close to sunset to take in the views and twilight sounds of Cacapon. (1 hour)
Saturday, June 1
Nature Center Open 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. National Trail Day Hike
This 13-mile hike across WV will feature two of the area’s most prominent views. Shuttles to and from will be provided. Please allow 5-6 hours for this hike. Bring plenty of water, sturdy shoes, bug spray, and your own lunch/snack. Meet at Nature Center. Limited space, advance registration required. 304-258-1022 ext. 5209.
7:30 p.m. Cacapon Campfire!
What a great way to spend your evening in the park! Meet at the campfire circle beside the Nature Center for a marshmallow roastin’ good time by the fire. You bring the marshmallows, and we’ll provide the sticks. (1 hour)
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