Entries by Pam Cox

Memorial Day Weekend 2020

As stated, the Devil’s Bathtub is a dynamic water force, prone to flash flooding during heavy rainfalls.  Sunday, May 24, 2020, the Devil’s Bathtub area experienced a significant amount of rainfall that resulted in a flash flood, stranding 20 hikers along the two-mile trail.  One of the stranded hikers, Jan Powers, recently shared photos of […]

Devil’s Bathtub Trail Conditions

Due to higher than normal rainfall, the water along the hiking trail to the Devil’s Bathtub is above average. For this reason, please do not attempt the trail if the water is above your knees.  This is a dynamic water-force that is prone to flash flooding. If you do hike to the Tub in high […]

Natural Tunnel Winter Programming

Wild about Wildlife Home School Program Natural Tunnel State Park has a variety of wildlife that can be seen and heard. During this four month long program, the importance of these animals will be covered. We will meet the first and third Tuesday of each month. January 7 and 21: Bears February 4 and 21: Frogs & Toads […]

First Day Hike at Natural Tunnel State Park

Start the New Year off on the right foot by participating in a First Day Hike at Natural Tunnel State Park. For seven years now, state parks across the country ring in the New Year by offering hikes to get visitors outside and on the trails. First Day Hikes are a great way to kickoff […]

Folk Soul Revival Returns to Carter Fold Stage

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by Folk Soul Revival.  Admission to the concert is $15 for adults, $2 for children 6 to11, under age 6 free.  Doors open at 6 p.m.  Seating is first-come, first-serve. Formed in southwestern Virginia in 2008, Folk Soul […]

Hogslop String Band Returns to Carter Fold Stage

HILTONS  Saturday, November 9th, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert of old time music by the Hogslop String Band. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.  Doors open at 6 p.m.  Seating is first-come, first-serve. The […]

Natural Tunnel State Park November Events

November and December Programming at Natural Tunnel State Park November 9 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Trades from the Trail Holiday Market Get all of your holiday shopping done early. There will be a variety of vendors set up with 18th century themed items to purchase. All items for sale are handmade, using skills […]

September Events at Natural Tunnel State Park

Saturday, September 21 8:30 a.m. – Cherokee Canoe Trip. Spend time floating 5.5 miles down the Clinch River. Pre-registration is required. For more information on age requirements and prices, contact the park office at 276-940-2674. Meet at the Stock Creek Interpretive Center.  2 p.m. – Wild Cave Tour: Bolling Cave. Explore the underground world of […]

Twin Creeks String Band to Perform at Carter Fold

Saturday, September 21st, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Twin Creeks String Band – an old time band formerly known as the Dry Hill Draggers.  Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free. Tickets are […]