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Nature Things to Do at Cacapon

October 9, 2020 @ 1:01 am - October 12, 2020 @ 1:01 am

Enjoy nature-based activities at Cacapon Resort State Park.

Friday, October 9, 2020

Nature Center Open 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. History Walk & Park Updates
Join park volunteers and WV Master Naturalists for a stroll around the park to discover the park’s earlier years of Camp Morgan and the Civilian Conservation Corps. Also get the latest updates on the park’s expansion.

1:00 p.m. The CCC Boys: A West Virginia Legacy
The CCC boys left a legacy that can still be enjoyed all over WV in the forests they planted and parks they helped to build. Meet the Naturalist at the Nature Center to watch a movie about this WV legacy. (30 minutes)

6:30 p.m. Evening Stroll & Park Updates
Join park volunteers and WV Master Naturalists at the Nature Center for an evening hike. Wrap up your day with a walk close to sunset to take in the views and twilight sounds of Cacapon, while learning about new and exciting park updates.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

11:00 a.m. WV Tree ID Walk
Let’s discover some common WV trees and some ways to identify them.

2:00 p.m. Fall Scenery, Canvas Painting Class
Join park volunteer and artist, Ari Gejevski for a two-hour art class and walk away with an original fall painting. Location Nature Center. Please RSVP & register by calling 304-258-1022 ext. 0. Class size is limited. $10

6:00 p.m. Evening Stroll & Park Updates
Join park volunteers and WV Master Naturalists at the Nature Center for an evening hike. Wrap up your day with a walk close to sunset to take in the views and twilight sounds of Cacapon, while learning about new and exciting park updates.

Sunday, October 11, 2020

10:00 a.m. West Virginia Morning Melodies
Join the park naturalist on a morning birding walk. All ages and skill levels welcome.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Fall Crafts
Drop by the nature center during this time to try a variety of fall crafts: leaf & wildlife stencils.

7:00 p.m. Cacapon Campfire
Meet at the campfire circle beside the Nature Center for a marshmallow roastin’ good time by the fire. You bring the marshmallows & we will provide the sticks.

8:00 p.m. Movie Night
The film “Wonder” will be shown inside at the nature center. Chairs are provided. *Reminder that masks are required while in building & social distancing required. First come, first served as the limit indoors on programs is 25 maximum.

Monday, October 12, 2020

Columbus Day

10:00 a.m. Tai Chi
This class will help increase balance, flexibility, and focus on connection to mind, body, & spirit. Held at the Gazebo in park picnic area.

10:30 a.m. Ridge Trail Ramble
Let’s take a 1.5-mile ramble on the Ridge Trail and see what we discover! Take in the views along the way.

1:30 p.m. WV Wildlife Pelts
Stop by the nature center to first hand experience a variety of wild life pelts.

Interpretive programs and activities are free to attend and open to the public. Covid guidelines are recognized to insure the health and welfare of visitors and park staff.

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Start:
October 9, 2020 @ 1:01 am
End:
October 12, 2020 @ 1:01 am