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Weekend Activities at Blackwater Falls

January 6 - January 9

Wintry weather greets you at Blackwater Falls State Park this weekend and activities typically begin at the Nature Center unless indicated otherwise.

THURSDAY, January 6, 2022
Nature Center Open: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.
Winter Tree Walk
Let’s walk along Balsam Fir Trail to look closer at bark, buds and more. About 1.5 miles, 70 minutes. YPP

1:00 p.m.
Paracord Critter
Create a critter out of paracord. Craft fee: $1.00

FRIDAY, January 7, 2022
Nature Center Open: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

10:30 a.m.
Squirrels!
Enjoy a film about the squirrel family while creating a wooden wiggly squirrel. And visit the nature center.
Craft fee: $3.00 YPP

1:00 p.m.
Tie Dye an Orb
Use colorful paints inside a glass ball to create a unique ornament.
Craft fee: $3.00

SATURDAY, January 8, 2022
Nature Center Open: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.
Birds and Hot Chocolate
Naturalist Paulita Cousin introduces you to birds of Blackwater Falls while enjoying a cup of hot chocolate. Includes a venture outside to look for winter
feathered friends along the shore of Pendleton Lake. About 1 mile, 1 hour. YPP

11:00 a.m.
Creative Jewelry Craft Time
Be creative with beads, arrowheads, crystal, sport beads, paracord, embroidery floss and more to create a necklace or bracelet. Craft fee varies according to
selected craft/supplies selected: $1.00 to $5.00

1:30 p.m.
Skulls, Skins Scat & Slime
Nothing better that learning the 4-S’s with a naturalist. Learn how to identify a predator or prey skull, the purpose of fur and
how to identify scat. Includes the creation of slime

SUNDAY, January 9, 2022
Nature Center Open: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. Pet Rock Craft
Add paint, glitter and wiggly eyes to create a pet you don’t have to feed or water. Craft fee: $1.00

1:30 p.m.
Finding Your Way
Visit the nature center and while you’re there, watch a film about the basic use of topography map and compass. Afterwards, create a cardboard compass. Craft fee:
$2.00 YPP

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Start:
January 6
End:
January 9
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Blackwater Falls State Park
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