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Touring the Galaxy

Touring the Galaxy

Oct. 19, 2024. 6:45 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Gazebo Join astronomy volunteers as they share the stories written in the night sky. Two small telescopes and one larger telesco
Solar Sunday

Solar Sunday

When Aug. 18, 2024. 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Stop by the Visitor Center and have the opportunity to view the sun through a telescope. The park’s astronomy volunteers will be on hand to share the wonders of the sun, solar system, and much more. A solar filter will...
Touring the Galaxy

Touring the Galaxy

Aug. 17, 2024. 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Gazebo Join astronomy volunteers as they share the stories written in the night sky. Two small telescopes and one larger telescope will be on hand for viewing. Feel free to bring along a chair or blanket. Meet at the gazebo....
Moon Rise Night Hike

Moon Rise Night Hike

Aug. 16, 2024. 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Blockhouse Parking Lot Ever wonder what goes on at night in a park? Want to know what is lurking around at night? Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night along with interesting night life. Park guides will...
Recycled Kites

Recycled Kites

April 6, 2024. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Have you ever wondered why the wind blows? Join a ranger for a discussion on weather patterns and have a chance to make your very own kite out of recycled materials we have on hand (or bring your own). Natural Tunnel State...
Frog Frenzy

Frog Frenzy

April 6, 2024. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Join our park guides on a walk to listen to the sounds of spring, the calls of the frogs. Discover how various frog species found around the park call differently than one another and use specially formed habitats as...
Request a Ranger at Natural Tunnel

Request a Ranger at Natural Tunnel

This program gives families and small groups a chance to request a program of their choosing that is not otherwise scheduled during their visit to the park. Contact Ethan Howes at (276) 940-1643 or email ethan.howes@dcr.virginia.gov to schedule a program of interest...
Frog Frenzy

Frog Frenzy

Join park guides on a walk to listen to the sounds of spring, the calls of the frogs. Discover how various frog species found around the park call differently than one another and use specially formed habitats as breeding grounds. Please wear shoes and clothing you...