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Wednesday WOW – Dig it!: Blackwater Falls

August 3 - August 4

Dig It! Because Geology Rocks! This is a great opportunity to learn about the topography and geology of West Virginia. Just hearing all the names of different sandstones across the Mountain State is amazing information. Geology includes types of rock and why there is rock, why there are fossils, and our oil, gas, salt, and coal resources. Enjoy Geology Rocks! at Blackwater Falls State Park.

August 3, 2022
7:30 p.m.
DIG IT! BECAUSE GEOLOGY ROCKS!
A visiting geologist with the West Virginia Geologic and Economic Survey presents an evening presentation about “The Mountain State” on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. The program includes examples of rocks and an introduction to what lies beneath the surface in an informal yet interesting presentation. Program is about an hour long; open to the public at no cost and will be held in the Harr Center at Blackwater Falls Lodge. Participants can earn a Geology Patch by participating in this event or the walk on Thursday. YPP

August 4, 2022
10:00 a.m.
ROCKIN’ IT ON THE TRAIL OF GEOLOGY
Join the visiting geologist and park naturalist at Blackwater Falls Lodge as we ramble deeper into the rocks, terrain and perhaps fossils that make Blackwater Falls State Park. Program begins at scenic Blackwater Lodge Canyon overlook then rambles on a rock and root strewn path with a short but steep grade of less than ½ mile. About 90 minutes. Program is open to the public at no cost. Participants can earn a Geology Patch by participating in this activity. YPP

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August 3
End:
August 4
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Blackwater Falls State Park
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