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Wrapping Up April: Cacapon

April 27 April 30

The merry month of May is fast approaching as we bid farewell to April. Join in these activities at Cacapon Resort State Park, April 26 – 30, 2023. Activities are conducted or begin at the nature center unless noted.

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Woodpecker Wow
Listen to a variety of local woodpecker sounds and learn some fun facts!

Spring Discovery Walk – Discovery Hike
Let’s discover what trees and wildflowers are in bloom.

Friday, April 28, 2023
Watershed Walk
Learn about Cacapon’s tributaries and help conduct a stream survey.

WV Wildlife Pelts & Molds
Learn about a variety of common wildlife & make your own track mold.

Saturday, April 29, 2023
Watercolor Painting at the Overlook
Join park naturalists & volunteers to paint the beautiful overlook on a small 5×7 canvas. This
class is free with materials provided, all ages welcome. Bring a chair ifyou prefer. Class is limited to the first 20 participants, first come first serve. Meet at the nature center then drive to the Cacapon Mountain Overlook (3 miles on rough gravel road).

Spring Discovery Hike
Let’s discover what trees and wildflowers are in bloom.

Irish Road Bowling
Have you ever rolled a cannon ball around a course before? Come & find out how fun this sport is!

Sunday, April 30, 2023
Nature Center Open 10:30AM-3PM

Geology & History Hike
Join park volunteers & Potomac Valley Master Naturalists for a fun and informative walk. Meet at the front desk of the lodge.

Come and visit the Tom Ambrose Nature Center! The nature center is a great stop for all ages, showcasing exhibits on the park history and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Morgan 1934-41. Other West Virginia natural exhibits include an extensive taxidermy
collection of wildlife- fish, birds, fox, bobcat, mountain lion, deer, elk, and eastern grey wolf!

Also, hands-on sand displays for wildlife tracks and a new geology interactive map to design your own mountains, rivers and lakes. Take a park naturalist guided hike or join the daily

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April 27
April 30
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