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Weekend Activities at Blackwater Falls

January 6, 2022 - January 9, 2022

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.
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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January 6, 2022
January 9, 2022
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