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September = Monarchs: Cacapon
September 21 - September 22
Monarch Migration continues and programming at Cacapon State Park, September 21 – 22, 2022 features the insects of moths and butterflies and their habitats. If you can’t attend the programs, do visit the nature center which is open daily from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. All programs start from the nature center unless indicated.
WEDNESDAY, September 21, 2022
Moths & Butterflies Film
Enjoy this 30 min eyewitness video filled with fun facts and coloring sheets & pencils provided. All ages.
Enjoy the 45 minute film on how to landscape any yard in an urban or suburban setting into a beautiful space of native wildflowers. Stop mowing and save our pollinators. We did it! Come and see how!
THURSDAY, September 22, 2022
Watch a series of videos on the life cycle of a monarch and the amazing migration to Mexico. Informational handouts, crafts, games and more!
Discover the monarch’s many life stages and life journeys. Explore the milkweed for caterpillars & chrysalis.
2022 Monarch Migration Info
Peak dates for the local area (Morgan County, W.Va.) is September 14 – 26, 2022.
Helpful sites to watch the migration and to log in your own sightings!
The nature center is a great stop for all ages, showcasing exhibits on the park history and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Morgan 1934-41. Other West Virginia natural exhibits include an extensive taxidermy collection of wildlife- fish, birds, fox, bobcat, mountain lion, deer, elk, and eastern grey wolf! Also, hands-on sand displays for wildlife tracks and a new geology interactive map to design your own mountains, rivers and lakes.Book Now