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National Kids to Parks Day

Natural Tunnel State Park
1420 Natural Tunnel Pkwy., Duffield, VA 24244
Phone: 276-940-2674   Email Address: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/natural-tunnel

National Kids to Parks Day
Date: 05/19/2018
Time: 9:00 a.m.   To  3:00 p.m.
Location: Various Locations Throughout the Park
Description: 9 a.m. – Stock Creek Passage. View the tunnel from the inside out. This strenuous walk will include crossing creeks, boulders and rocks, just like the early adventurers. Once inside the tunnel you will hear stories about how the tunnel was formed and see a fault line. Wading attire, a flashlight and a wading staff are highly recommended. To register or for more information, call (276) 940-2674. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $5 per person. This program is open to anyone age 8 and up. For your comfort and safety appropriate footwear is required, no flip-flops, crocs, or sandals.

11 a.m. – Kids in the Creek.
 What’s under that rock? We’ll search the creek for underwater creatures and explain their roles in the environment. Wear closed-toed shoes and expect to get wet. Meet at the Stock Creek Interpretive Center. Free1 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Exploration Station. Stop by the Visitor Center and discover some of the wildlife that calls Natural Tunnel home.  While you’re there, make a craft inspired by Mother Nature.

2:00 p.m. – Nature Scavenger Hunt. Join the interpreter on a scavenger hunt to find all of the colors, shapes, and sizes that are found in nature. How many will you find? Meet at the Visitor Center. Free

Extra Event Fee: No
Children Allowed: Yes