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Mid-week Farewell July: Bluestone

July 27 - July 28

Bluestone State Park offers a variety of nature-oriented activities July 27-28, 2022. From Giant Bubbles to weekly campfire program, Naturalist Jonathan Lipscomb invites family and friends to participate in outdoor fun. Activities are open to the public and free to attend unless there is a craft fee.

Wednesday July 27, 2022
1:00-2:30pm
Chalk Art
Join me at the Meador bathhouse to create sidewalk chalk art

3-5 pm
Giant Bubbles and Water Rockets
Join me at the Meador bathouse to play with some amazing bubbles and launch water rockets. This is a favorite time at Bluestone making ginormous bubbles and walking into them. We’ll learn a little science while we’re at play. It’s a great family activity and exceptionally fun for kiddos.

6pm
Primitive Fire Starting
Naturalist Jonathan is a bit of a heritage arts person. Meet him at the fire shelter behind the activities building to learn the basics of flint and steel fire starting. *ypp

7-9pm
Weekly Campfire
Join me at the fire shelter below the activities building to swap stories, relax, and learn basic campfire cooking skills. Cooking skills includes creating food. Servings are $1 each

Thursday – July 28, 2022
9-11am
Fishing
Find Naturalist Jonathan at the fishing pier below the office to learn about fishing and the aquatic wildlife in our park. Bring a pole or borrow one of ours. Children under 15 are free all others need a fishing license which can be purchased at wvfish.com *ypp

1-3pm
Nature Hike
Meet at the office to take a hike along the beautiful Big Pine Trail. This is a 2.5 mile (each way) hike along one of our ridges. Long pants, closed-toed shoes, and water are strongly recommended. *ypp

4-5pm
Bird House Building
This is a great activity. This program starts at the activities building in the pines to build a birdhouse. Houses will be hung around the park for our feathered friends at Bluestone OR you can take the craft home for $10. *ypp

*ypp are young people for parks programs. These programs are focused on fun education for ages 6-16. However, all ages are welcome to attend.

** All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult

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Start:
July 27
End:
July 28
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Bluestone State Park
H.C. 78, Box 3
Hinton, WV 25951 United States
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Phone:
304-466-2805