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Weekend Fun at Cacapon’s Nature Center
February 12, 2021 - February 14, 2021
The nature center is the hub of activity at Cacapon Resort State Park. Take advantage of these activities when visiting. By the way … There is a Family Fun Valentine’s Day Photo Op outside of the Nature Center.
Friday, February 12, 2021
Nature Center Open 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. Bear Aware
Learn all about the native black bear. What do I do if I see a bear? What do bears eat? How fast can they run? Come and find out in this 30-minute program.
1:00 p.m. Reduce, Re-use, & Recycle
Join Susan Parker with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection for Youth Outreach for a fun upcycle Valentine’s Day craft!
Saturday, February 13, 2021
Nature Center open 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. Heart & Sole Hike with the Naturalist
Join Park Naturalist and Potomac Valley Master Naturalist for a 2-mile guided hike on the Laurel Trail. You can also hike on your own any time in February with just a 2-mile minimum to earn a hiking medallion as West Virginia State Parks recognizes February as the Heart & Sole Month. Hiking is good for the heart and a great opportunity for families & friends to be outside together. Visitors should email location, # of miles, trail name to [email protected] to receive the medallion by mail.
1:30 p.m. Dutch Oven Cooking with Charcoal
Join Park Naturalist and Potomac Valley Master Naturalist for two surprise sweet treats! Also discover primitive fire starting skills and techniques.
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Nature Center open 11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. Winter Bird Watch
Ever wonder how females choose their mates? Is it by their bright color, song, or home building skills….let’s find out!
2:00 p.m. Nature Valentine
What do you love most about being in nature….sound of a stream, listening to songbirds, or hiking up a mountain to a view? Let’s write a Valentine poem to our state park!
Get outside and enjoy winter!
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