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Things to Do at Beech Fork

July 24, 2019 @ 1:01 am - July 28, 2019 @ 1:01 am

Things to do the week of July 24 – 28 at Beech Fork State Park. Join naturalist/programmer Madison Maynard at these and other activities at the park this summer:

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Paddle Boat Races
Come down the boat dock area to take part in some fun races at 6:00 p.m. All completely FREE! The winners will receive a special prize, so bring your speed to the boat docks!

Friday, July 26, 2019

Selfie Scavengers!
Go on a scavenger hunt and take a selfie with each object that is on the list! Be the first back to the park’s headquarters to meet the naturalist for your prize! Meet behind the headquarters building at 12:00 p.m. (YPP)

Twilight Paddle
Meet Madison at the boat dock for some paddle fun! $5 dollars a boat for a half hour on the lake after hours! We’ll make two trips, one at 7:30 p.m. and one at 8:00 p.m.! Seats are limited, so get there early!

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Cardboard and Duct Tape Boat Races!
Come to the boat dock at 10:30 a.m. to register. Use your best imagination to create a boat from cardboard and duct tape! The goal is for your boat to be able to carry you across the lake in this wacky race! All boats must be made before arriving for the races. Races will begin at 11:00 a.m. Prizes include free camping, succeed or fail, this is bound to be FUN! Call or visit the office for official rules.

Corn Hole!
Be at the boat dock to enjoy a tournament of corn hole! There will be corn hole boards available, but feel free to bring your own boards! The tournament will start at 4:00 p.m. Come early to get your team signed up!

History Alive! Presents Ostenaco
Come to the Campfire Circle at 7:00 p.m. to meet a reenactor portraying Ostenaco. During the French and Indian War, Ostenaco was a leader of Cherokee warriors who allied with Virginia military leaders against northern tribes fighting with the French. His leadership provided a vital alliance for the British colonial settlements in much of present West Virginia. Ostenaco’s influence contributed significantly to the expansion of English-speaking people into Western Virginia. Portrayed by Doug Wood.

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Nature Walk
Enjoy a morning full of adventure! Take a short hike on our lost trail to experience nature in the morning hours! Meet at the head of nature trail at 10:00 a.m. YPP

Disc Golf 101
A game of disc golf! Learn the goals and rules for an afternoon full of fun and new skills! Meet behind the headquarters building at 12:00 p.m.!

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July 24, 2019 @ 1:01 am
July 28, 2019 @ 1:01 am