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Salamander Meander

Salamander Meander

March 16, 2024. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. For centuries humans have created myths and legends about the salamander, even giving them a name that means “lives in fire.” With over 50 different species, Virginia is a wonderful place to investigate the...
Pinecone Bird Feeders

Pinecone Bird Feeders

Welcome our spring migrants back by making a bird feeder inspired by nature. Learn about a few of the common birds you may see around the park and even in your backyard Natural Tunnel State Park is proud to offer red/green colorblindness correcting outdoor glasses by...
Frog Frenzy

Frog Frenzy

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 breeding grounds. Please wear shoes and clothing...
Stump a Ranger

Stump a Ranger

What are the original six state parks? What created the tunnel? What is the farthest object that is visible to the naked eye in the night sky? Stop by the Visitor Center to test your knowledge against a ranger, and if you stump them, you may win a surprise Natural...
Bone – nana

Bone – nana

Feb. 24, 2024. 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us for an opportunity to get “a-head” on wildlife knowledge and learn to identify skulls based upon their characteristics. This program will include hands-on practice with many different mammal species and...
Lover’s Leap Hike

Lover’s Leap Hike

Feb. 10, 2024. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Hear the tale of star-crossed lovers that the trail is named after and view the tunnel from above. Hike along the mostly paved trail to the overlook and learn about the legend behind the name. The trail does have steps and...