Loading Events

« All Events

First Day Hike

January 1, 2020

First Day Hike

Where

Natural Tunnel State Park, 1420 Natural Tunnel Pkwy., Duffield, VA 24244. Various Locations Throughout the Park.

When

January 1, 2020. 6:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

6:45 a.m. – Sunrise Hike. Catch the first sunrise of 2019. Join the interpreter on a guided hike to the gazebo, just as dawn breaks. This trail is a moderate 1.2 mile roundtrip. Meet at the Blockhouse Parking Lot.

10 a.m. – Purchase Ridge Hike. Enjoy a hike to the Purchase Ridge overlook. This moderate trail will meander through the woods, with the opportunity to spot wildlife. At the overlook, enjoy a view of the tunnel from a distance. This trail is a moderate, 4 mile roundtrip. Meet at the Visitor Center.

1:00 p.m. – Tunnel Trek. Enjoy a guided hike down the Tunnel Trail to the mouth of the Tunnel, viewing the geologic phenomenon in person. Tunnel Trail: strenuous 0.5 miles round trip. Meet at the Visitor Center.

3 p.m. – Hike for the Tykes. Families will have the chance to take a gawk in the woods during this scavenger hunt themed hike. Ideal for children ages 3-10. This trail will be moderate and 1/2 mile roundtrip. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Wear comfortable shoes, and bring water for guided hikes.

Can’t make it to a ranger-led hike? Stop by the Visitor Center and pick up a self-guided brochure and discover the common trees of the park on an easy 1-mile hike.

Other details

Extra fee: No.
Children welcome: Yes.
Phone: 276-940-2674
Email Address: [email protected]

Details

Date:
January 1, 2020
Website:
https://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/natural-tunnel

Organizer

Natural Tunnel State Park
Phone:
276-940-2674
Website:
www.virginiastateparks.gov

Venue

Natural Tunnel State Park
1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway
Duffield, VA 24244 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
276-940-2674
Website:
www.virginiastateparks.gov

Details

Date:
January 1, 2020
Website:
https://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/natural-tunnel

Organizer

Natural Tunnel State Park
Phone:
276-940-2674
Website:
www.virginiastateparks.gov

Venue

Natural Tunnel State Park
1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway
Duffield, VA 24244 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
276-940-2674
Website:
www.virginiastateparks.gov