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Spring Weekend Activities: Blackwater Falls

March 19 - March 20

The weekend is all about spring. Enjoy these programs and activities at Blackwater Falls with Park Naturalist Paulita Cousin March 19-20, 2022.

Saturday, March 19, 2022
10:00 a.m.
Green Day Hike
The hike begins from the graveled Blackwater Falls Overflow/Bus parking area near the main park intersection. The hike will be on River Road Trail that meanders along the Blackwater River on an old railroad grade to the town of Davis.

This is an out and back hike of about 3½ miles with limited stops for interpretation. Sturdy shoes or hiking boots are necessary. Packing a water bottle and a snack is recommended. Binoculars are encouraged to get the full view of the beauty of this area. . The hike is led by Park Naturalist, Paulita Cousin, NAI/CIG. Hikers completing the hike receive a Green Day Hike patch. There is no charge to participate.
Go hike! About 2 hours. YPP

11:00 a.m.
Jewelry Craft
Choose a crystal to wear as a necklace. Craft fee: $2.00

1:00 p.m.
Bear Claw Craft
Use replica claw beads to create a bear claw necklace. Craft fee: $2.00

1:30 p.m.
American Black Bear
Join the park naturalist to learn about West Virginia’s state animal; the Black Bear and how to become bear aware About one hour. YPP

The nature center is open from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 20, 2022
Spring is Here!
11:00 a.m. Squirrel Nature Film & Craft
Join Brittany for an hour long film about these cheeky nut lovers. Paint and glue together a wooden squirrel while enjoying the nature film. Craft fee: $2.00 YPP

1:00 p.m.
Craft Surprise
Visit the nature center to find out what surprise Brittany has pulled out of the craft cabinet today. Craft fee varies.

The nature center is open from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Ask about our Kids Exploration Backpack to checkout, use and return.

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March 19
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