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Carina NebulaSaturday, September 21

8:30 a.m. – Cherokee Canoe Trip. Spend time floating 5.5 miles down the Clinch River. Pre-registration is required. For more information on age requirements and prices, contact the park office at 276-940-2674. Meet at the Stock Creek Interpretive Center.

 2 p.m. – Wild Cave Tour: Bolling Cave. Explore the underground world of caves in their true form. Crawl through crevasses and waddle through tunnels. Pre-registration is required. For more information on age requirements and prices, contact the park office at 276-940-2674. Meet at the Stock Creek Interpretive Center.

7:00 p.m. Touring the Galaxy. View the stars, from the gazebo, as they begin to illuminate in the night sky. Park interpreters will provide a shuttle up to the gazebo. Only flashlights with a red filter are permitted, to help preserve night vision. Free

Sunday, September 22

10 a.m. – Stock Creek Passage. View the tunnel from the inside out. This strenuous walk will include crossing boulders and rocks, just like the early adventurers. Pre-registration is required. For more information on age requirements and prices, contact the park office at 276-940-2674. Meet at the Stock Creek Interpretive Center.

1 p.m. – Tunnel Talk. As you enjoy the awe-inspiring views of the mouth of the tunnel, discover why this geologic phenomenon is so unique. Meet at the Visitor Center. Free

Saturday, September 28

8:30 a.m. – Clinch River Cleanup. Join interpreters on National Public Land’s Day as they paddle down the Clinch river picking up trash that may be clogging our waterways. Pre-registration is required. For more information on age requirements and prices, contact the park office at 276-940-2674. Meet at the Stock Creek Interpretive Center.

2 p.m. – Wild Cave Tour: Bolling Cave. Explore the underground world of caves in their true form. Crawl through crevasses and waddle through tunnels. Pre-registration is required. For more information on age requirements and prices, contact the park office at 276-940-2674. Meet at the Stock Creek Interpretive Center.

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Lighting of the Tunnel. Take a lantern lit chairlift ride down to the naturally made tunnel at night.

Sunday, September 29

10 a.m. – Stock Creek Passage. View the tunnel from the inside out. This strenuous walk will include crossing boulders and rocks, just like the early adventurers. Pre-registration is required. For more information on age requirements and prices, contact the park office at 276-940-2674. Meet at the Stock Creek Interpretive Center.

1 p.m. – Tunnel Talk. As you enjoy the awe-inspiring views of the mouth of the tunnel, discover why this geologic phenomena is so unique. Meet at the Visitor Center. Free

Fincastle Hayrides

September 20 and 27 at 6 p.m.

Take a step back in time as we travel along the historic Fincastle Turnpike. Pre-registration is required. For more information on age requirements and prices, contact the park office at 276-940-2674. Meet at the Blockhouse Parking Lot.

For more information:

https://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-event-info?id=NT190046-05