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National Kids to the Park Day

National Kids to the Park Day

From scavenger hunts to critter crawls, there’s something for everyone this National Kids to Parks Day.

9 a.m. – A Gawk in the Woods  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

11 a.m. – Critter Crawl  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 Recreation Area.  Free

1 p.m. – Stock Creek Passage*  View the tunnel from the inside out. This strenuous walk will include crossing creeks and rocks, just like the early adventurers. *Pre-registration required. Cost: $5/person. Meet at the Stock Creek Recreation Area.

3 p.m. – Wildlife Olympics  How would you stand in competition with the wildlife of Virginia? Each animal has a special adaptation making them some of the most elite athletes in the world. Meet at the playground area at Cove View Campground. Free

May 21, 2022 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Natural Tunnel State Park 276-940-2674 www.virginiastateparks.gov Free

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