National Kids to Parks Day: Fun Family Adventure
From May 17, 2014 9:00 am until May 17, 2014 5:00 pm
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Join us for some fun adventures as we join parks across the country to encourage children to explore the outdoors. The day will be filled with fun and educational activities.
The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will have a floating fishing school at 10:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Registered participants will meet at the boat dock. See the separate event listing for additional information. Reservations are required. Space is limited and age restrictions apply.
Bring your own bicycle to ride the mountain bike obstacle course for a guided children's bicycle trail ride at 2:30 p.m. This event is provided by the Friends of Pocahontas State Park.
Maymont Park will be providing live presentations of birds of prey at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. outside the nature center.
Presentations on survival skills will be presented at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the nature center.
Stop by the nature center to receive information and maps on self guided hikes.
Most programs and activities are free (parking fees apply) but some activities may have fees. Each of the above activities has limited participation, so please call 796-4255 to register for them (separately).