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First Day Hike

January 1

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]

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

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