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Halloween Weekend at Cacapon

October 29, 2020 @ 1:01 am - October 31, 2020 @ 1:01 am

Crisp autumn air and autumn color invites you enjoy activities planned on Halloween weekend by Park Naturalist Valerie Chaney at Cacapon Resort State Park.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

10:30 a.m. Ridge Trail Ramble
Take in the views and fall scenery along this 1.5-mile moderate trail. Witch Hazel is a common tree in bloom along the trail.

1:30 p.m. WV Wildlife Pelts
Stop by the nature center to experience firsthand a variety of wild life pelts.

Friday, October 30, 2020

11:00 a.m. Fall Crafting
Enjoy a variety of wildlife and leaf stencils and decorate wood cookies too!

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Happy Halloween
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Hayrides
Enjoy the fall colors and scenery as you ride through the Middle Fork cabin area. Rides leave every half hour starting at nature center. First come first served, while social distancing must be maintained at all times.

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pumpkin Carving
Contest: Bring your own or create one here 1st come 1st served, stencils & carving utensils provided; prizes for Scariest, Halloween Traditional, Most Creative, and Most Nature-based. Winners announced at 2:00 p.m. Nature Center Pavilion

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Halloween Blue Moon on Cacapon Mountain Overlook
Enjoy viewing this unique second full moon of the month from the overlook, 5 miles past the nature center. Sunset is at 5:30 p.m., and the moon rise is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. The observation deck is limited and social distancing must be maintained. Parking is limited as well, and will be first come first served. If parking is full, then park visitors must turn around and view moon from other areas of park. Bring binoculars and flashlights.

8:00 p.m. Cacapon Campfire
Enjoy some spooky stories by the campfire! You bring the marshmallows, and we’ll provide the sticks! We practice social distancing to maintain good health.

Check bulletin boards for nature center hours and additional activities mid-week.

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October 29, 2020 @ 1:01 am
October 31, 2020 @ 1:01 am