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Wild, Wonderful Wapiti: A History of Elk and Other Game in WV

October 3, 2020 @ 1:01 am - October 4, 2020 @ 1:01 am

Wildlife exhibit tours, a special elk presentation program at the lodge gazebo, and a beginners hike offered Saturday and Sunday, October 3 and 4, 2020.

The afternoon features Wildlife Exhibit Tours from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 pm. Visit the wildlife exhibit and ask the attendant for a special tour! Take time at each exhibit to learn facts about wildlife. Otherwise, naturalist Lauren Cole will be at the bear paddock, working with the bears and talking about the dangers of feeding wildlife. Exhibit closes in rain or inclement weather. The exhibit is located at the end of a short drive from the museum/park office.

A SPECIAL EVENING PROGRAM AT THE LODGE is “Wild, Wonderful Wapiti: A History of Elk & Other Game in WV” – 7:30 p.m. Meet at the gazebo at Chief Logan Lodge. Learn the history of elk and other large game animals in the Mountain State. This entertaining and informative program is outdoors. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. We will social distance and mask wearing is important! Rain will cancel the program.

October 4 features a Sunday Morning Starter Hike beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Chief Logan Museum. Just getting into hiking, or never tried? Join Lauren the chatty Naturalist for a beginner hike to get started on the right foot! Learn basic hiking and outdoor safety and Leave No Trace principles. Cliffside Trail, 1 mile. We will be looking for birds, trees, critters and everything outdoors. The hike is paced. It isn’t a race. It’s a let’s get started hiking opportunity and open to any person interested in getting outdoors more. It’s an easy hike, but some parts of the trail may have rocks, roots, or be close to sheer drops. Wear closed-toe shoes. No sandals or flip-flops. Let’s hike.

Wildlife Exhibit Tours are also on tap this Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Come to the wildlife exhibit and ask the attendant for a special tour! Take time at each exhibit to learn facts about wildlife. Naturalist Lauren Cole will be at the bear paddock, working with the bears and talking about the dangers of feeding wildlife. Exhibit closes in rain or inclement weather. The exhibit is located at the end of a short drive from the museum/park office.

When attending programmed activities, attendees will maintain physical distancing and wear masks when requested.

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Start:
October 3, 2020 @ 1:01 am
End:
October 4, 2020 @ 1:01 am