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National Trails Day at Blackwater Falls

June 5, 2021

Wear your favorite hiking boots and head out with park naturalist Paulita Cousin to connect with nature on this National Trails Day hike. Today’s hike features the Pase Point Nature Connection. The hike starts at 10:00 a.m. from Blackwater Falls nature center. Earn your trails day patch by participating in this guided hike.

Explore an upland forest to an overlook of Blackwater Canyon while discovering some of the plants and animals found in the forest. National Trails Day is a “hiking holiday” observed on the first Saturday in June. The activity reminds participants of the natural resource preserved at Blackwater Falls State Park and the area.

The Pase Point Nature Connection is an out and back trail, about three miles in length, and takes approximately two hours with some short interpretive stops. Packing at least 16 ounces of water and a snack is recommended. Sturdy shoes required.

Cousin is a member of National Association of Interpreters and a Certified Interpretive Guide. For more information, contact Paulita at Paulita.L.Cousin@wv.gov or call the nature center, Tuesday – Friday at 304-259-5511.

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June 5, 2021


Blackwater Falls State Park
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