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Spring Nature Fling-NPS: Carnifex Nature Trek

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Early April through mid-May 2022 in Southern West Virginia celebrates the glories of spring in Appalachia from the rim of the gorge to the river! Explore the area’s natural diversity and contribute as a citizen scientist at New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, Tamarack Marketplace, Beckley Art Center, and the state parks of Babcock, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield, Hawks Nest, Pipestem Resort, and Twin Falls Resort.

All programs are FREE unless noted. Some programs require reservations. Social distancing and current health protocols will be practiced during all event activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring water and wear sturdy walking shoes for guided walks. Snacks, binoculars, a hand lens, field guides, a favorite smart device pre-loaded with nature apps, and a camera are also useful.

April 30, 2022
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Carnifex Nature Trek.
Meet at the Patterson House at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park in Summersville, WV. Hike trails of forest and field to discover forest to take a closer look at this park’s diverse ecology, including rare species. Be prepared for an easy 2-mile hike with some moderate terrain.


Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
1194 Carnifex Ferry Rd
Summersville, WV 26651 United States
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