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Nature’s Winter & Holiday Activities: Cacapon

December 8, 2022 December 11, 2022

Nature based activities and crafting is planned at Cacapon Resort State Park from December 8 – 11 2022.  Unless indicated, join us at the Nature Center for some wintry fun and conversation about Cacapon.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Phases of the Moon

Draw each phase of the moon and learn some fun facts about the December’s Cold Moon.

Find us at the nature center.


No Leaves, No Problem: All You Need is a Twig

Learn how to identify a tree in the winter time by its twig.

Friday, December 9, 2022


Snowflake Crafts

Let’s get ready for the holiday season and learn about a variety of snowflakes.


Christmas Nature Crafts and Holiday Cartoons

Don’t forget about the birds, they need a gift too! Make & take a bird pinecone craft.

Saturday, December 10, 2022


Holiday Stationary Cards

Join local artist Tania Cowles class to create your one of a kind holiday card. Class is free and for all ages. Donations welcomed.


Mosaic Art Class

Mac Create South program at nature center. 1PM-3:30PM Tuition is $35 Register online at

www.macicehouse.org or call 304-258-2300  – This is an awesome class!

Sunday, December 11, 2022


Winter Birding Walk

Meet seasonal park naturalists at the lodge for a hike along the Piney Ridge Trail. Binoculars provided.


Weed Warrior Program

Learn what non-native plants Cacapon SP is threatened by and how you can help. Take a guided hike and help pull young shoots of the Japanese Barberry.


Afternoon Activities South Lodge

Before dinner join park seasonal naturalist for weekly update, any park questions, & fun games like trivia or bingo. Warm up by the fire in the lobby of the south lodge.

Visit our Tom Ambrose Nature Center! The nature center is a great stop for all ages, showcasing exhibits on the park history and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Morgan 1934-41. Other West Virginia natural exhibits include an extensive taxidermy collection of wildlife- fish, birds, fox, bobcat, mountain lion, deer, elk, and eastern grey wolf! Also, hands-on sand displays for wildlife tracks and a new geology interactive map to design your own mountains, rivers and lakes. Nature Center Open daily 9:30AM-4:30PM. All programs start at the nature center unless noted.

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Cacapon Resort State Park

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