Nature Wonder Weekend at North Bend

North Bend State Park’s Nature Wonder Weekend is North America’s premier and longest-running wild foods event! Learn more about foraging for wild food during this fun weekend, filled with hikes, programs and a banquet.

The theme of this year’s event is “Forage and Feast.” Events begin Friday evening (Sept. 21) and conclude Sunday morning (Sept. 23). There are scheduled speakers, presentations, nature walks, the event’s first-ever bike hike and collection and preparation of wild foods. Activities include a park tour, wild food identification instruction, the Hazel Wood Commemorative Wild Food Cooking Contest and the Bill Faust Wild Cake Contest. The Wild Drink Contest winner is awarded the honorary Maxine Scarbro Friendship Cup.

Overnight lodging packages as well as day-only attendance and meal options are available. Guests may reserve lodge rooms and cabins online, and campsites are available by calling the park at 304-643-2931. To register, call Wendy Greene at 304-558-2754. You may also download a registration form by clicking here.

Event Details

  • Start Date: September 21 - 23, 2018
  • End Date: September 23, 2018

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