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Spring Nature Fling-NPS: Pipestem

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 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.

May 1, 2022
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Lake Shore Walk
Meet in the lobby of McKeever Lodge at Pipestem Resort State Park in Pipestem, WV. Explore the wonders of nature along the Lakeshore and Cottage Trails to an overlook of the Bluestone River Gorge. 1.75-mile hike will include a walk along a park road.

Find more Spring Nature Fling activities across Southern West Virginia at www.nps.gov/neri/planyourvisit/wildflower-weekend.htm

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May 1
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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