Cacapon State Park events
Wednesday, July 11
10 p.m. Eyewitness Bears: How did the teddy bear get its name? Join for this afternoon movie in the nature center for a unique insight into nature and legends.
1 p.m. Join the naturalist for this walk to discover wildflower folklore and medicinal values. Meet at the lodge.
4 p.m. Go to the nature center to learn the basics on how to read a compass.
7:30 p.m. Special guest Mick Souter at the Washington Conference room in the lodge.
Thursday, July 12
8:30 a.m. Morning Melodies: Meet at the nature center for a morning bird walk.
1 p.m. Stream search: Meet the naturalist at the nature center to begin study on aquatic invertebrate found n the stream.
4 p.m. Nature Bingo: Join in on the fun with this game about nature and Cacapon State Park. Meet at the nature center.
Friday, July 13
10 a.m. Ridge Trail: At the nature center to begin this one and one half mile hike.
1 p.m. Meet at the nature center to make a plaster of paris track to take home.
4 p.m. Scavenger hunt: Join for a fun afternoon game searching for the items on the list. Meet at the nature center.
8:30 p.m. Why do bats hang upside down? Do they really suck your blood? Meet the naturalist at the Gazebo in the picnic area to learn more about the most feared night creature.Take a short stroll in search of these fearsome flyers.
Saturday, July 14
10 a.m. Flowers, trees and tracks: Meet the naturalist at the lodge for this morning's hike on the Cabin Loop Trail.
1 p.m. Volleyball: Meet at the volleyball court.
4 p.m. Survival video: Meet at the nature center for this 30-minute video on how animals survive in the wild.
8 p.m. Cacapon campfire: Meet at the campfire circle beside the nature center for marshmallow roasting.
Sunday, July 15
9 a.m. History stroll: Take a step back in time and discover the park's history.
1 p.m. Cacapon overlook: The park naturalist will be at the overlook platform to talk about spectacular views, geological formations and any birds of prey visible. The platform has a eastern view looking out over several states. It is a gravel road approx. four and one half miles to the top.
3:30 p.m. Meet the naturalist at the nature center to take a closer look into the insect world.