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NOW GET OUT AND GO!

National Kids to Parks Day

From May 17, 2014 10:00 am until May 17, 2014 4:00 pm Save to calendar

At Staunton River 1170 Staunton Trail, Scottsburg VA 24589

(434) 572-4623

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/staunton-river.shtml

Categories: Virginia (VA)

Please join us on this special day! We will be hosting a variety of events to get kids outside and enjoying our parks. 10:00 a.m. - Canoeing Essentials - Guided canoe trip around our 23 acre lake. $5 fee per person applies; canoes, life vests, and paddles provided. Vehicular transportation required. 1:00 p.m. - Animal Tracks - Come learn about the wildlife that inhabits Staunton River State Park. We'll learn about each different species, and how to identify the tracks they leave behind. Then we'll take a hike to see how many different animal footprints we can find and identify them, and make some plaster casts. $2 fee applies. 3:00 p.m. - Captain Staunton's Cache - Learn the basics of how to navigate using your pace and a compass on your adventure to seek and discover the legacy of Captain Henry Staunton. Self Guided Events Geocaching - There are several geocaches located throughout the park. Go to http://www.geocaching.com for details. Take a Walk on the Wild Side - Take a journey through our Discovery Center and learn all about the native inhabitants of Staunton River State Park. GPS Journeys - Use a handheld GPS receiver to navigate through the history of the park. Brochure available from Visitor Center.

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2014-05-17 16:00:00