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Request a Ranger at Natural Tunnel for Special Programs

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Request a Ranger at Natural Tunnel for Special Programs

May 1, 2021 – July 31, 2021. 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

This program gives families and small groups a chance to engage in activities not otherwise scheduled during their visit to the park.

Contact Rachel Blevins at 276-940-1643 for program information and to schedule a program. (This program is based on available staffing – requested days or times are not guaranteed and must be scheduled one day in advanced). Have an interest but don’t see it below? Ask the ranger.

Program Examples and Options:

Critter Crawl: Search the creek for macroinvertebrates to help determine water quality.

Secret Life of Trees: Discover the various tree species at the park and decorate a tree cookie to take home.

A Gawk in the Woods: Take a leisurely walk through the woods to discover all of the colors, shapes, and designs found in nature.

Tunnel Talk: Enjoy a guided walk down to the tunnel and learn about the history of the area

Tour of the Wilderness Road Blockhouse: A personalized tour of the Blockhouse area as well as a look inside the Blockhouse.

Naturalist Niche: Enjoy a guided hike with a Ranger on the trail of your choice. Discover the trees, wildlife, and other unique features you might normally miss while hiking.