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Monday – Wednesday Activities: Blackwater Falls

July 17 July 19

Early in the week, July 17 – 19, 2023 you’ll find these activities to do at Blackwater Falls State Park that begin at the nature center unless posted otherwise. You’re invited and also encouraged to visit our trails, the falls areas, the Nature Center, and Pendleton Lake.

MONDAY, July 17, 2023
Nature Center: 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. Finding Your Way and Craft
Enjoy a short film about using a map compass. Afterwards, make a cardboard compass craft. Supplies limited to first come basis. Craft Fee: $2.00 YPP

1:30 p.m. Log Cabin Craft
Our recreation gal Kyra invited you to stain a decorative log cabin. It’s a very nice memento to remember your visit to Blackwater Falls. Craft fee: $10.00. Supplies limited to first come basis.

3:00 p.m. Feature Movie
It’s a cosmic comedy movie about a determined robot. If the afternoon it hot, the nature center is a cool place to be. About 98 minutes. Rated G.

TUESDAY, July 18, 2023
Nature Center: 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Rocks-Fossils-Arrowheads 11:00 a.m. Geology Stroll at Pendleton Point Overlook- Join the seasonal naturalist for an easy stroll at Pendleton Point Overlook of Blackwater Falls State Park to listen about the ology of Blackwater Falls and Canyon. About 45 minutes, ¼ mile. YPP

1:00 p.m. Fossils and Craft
Join the seasonal naturalist to learn how fossils are formed and what fossils and then create your own fossils. Supplies limited to first come basis. Craft fee: $2.00 YPP

2:30 p.m. Arrowhead Craft
Join the recreation assistant to look at our arrowhead display in the nature center then create an arrowhead necklace for $1.00 or pound your initials into a leather arrowhead shape for $1.00. YPP

4:00 p.m. Microscopy Fun
Join the recreation assistant and seasonal naturalist to explore the use of a microscope. Recommended for 8+ years of age. Microscopes may need to be shared. About 1 hour. YPP

WEDNESDAY July 19, 2023
Nature Center: 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Let’s Hear it for Herps! – A great late morning to be outside.
11:00 a.m. Amphibians of the Woods and Water
Find us at the Sled Run Fire Circle. We’ll trudge into the woods and actively search for amphibians (perhaps a reptile!). Naturalist Kenny will assist in identifying the local herps, along with proper handling techniques for this sensitive group of creatures.
He may even tell a story or two. About 1 hour. 1/2 mile or less. YPP

Learn more about Blackwater Falls State Park when you attend activities. For more information email blackwaterfallssp@wv.gov.

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July 17
July 19
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Blackwater Falls State Park

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