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Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

Date(s):

Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:00 am  - 10:00 am

Overview:

Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for a bird watching workshop! Learn how to identify local species, and learn about their natural history.

Please meet at the Lions Bridge. Note, there is limited parking at the bridge. Additional parking is available at Harvey Field, located along Museum Drive, which is a half-mile walk from the Lions Bridge.

The event is FREE and open to the public.

Location:

The Mariners’ Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 596-2222

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Haunting on the Lake at Twin Lakes

Date(s):

Friday, October 25, 2019 7:00 pm  - 10:00 pm

Overview:

Twin Lakes State Park delivers a terrifying haunted trail.

Are you afraid of the dark? Does being in the woods at night scare you? Every October, Twin Lakes State Park delivers a terrifying haunted trail and this year won't be any different. Tickets are $10 and allow one person a single walkthrough of the trail. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Not recommended for children under 13 years old.

Parks are for everyone. This is an inclusive program open to all people. To ensure an enjoyable time, please alert park staff to any necessary special accommodations you or your group may need.

Location:

York River State Park
788 Twin Lakes Rd
Green Bay, VA 23942
(757) 566-3036

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{event_start_date format="%Y-%m-%d %G:%i:%s"} {event_end_date format="%Y-%m-%d %G:%i:%s"} America/New_York {event_title} Twin Lakes State Park delivers a terrifying haunted trail. York River State Park 788 Twin Lakes RdGreen Bay, VA 23942(757) 566-3036 https://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-event-info?id=TL190043-02

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Ghost Trails Hayrides, York River SP

Date(s):

Friday, October 25, 2019 6:30 pm  - 10:00 pm

Overview:

Join this spooky hayride through the woods to discover some of the park's haunted past through storytelling.

Don't worry, you can pretend that you aren't scared, but who are you really fooling? Reservations are required. Please speak with a member of our office staff to make the reservation.

Cost: $4/person.

Location:

York River State Park
9801 York River Park Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 566-3036

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Staple Bend Tunnel Ghost Tour

Date(s):

Saturday, October 26, 2019 6:00 pm  - 10:00 pm

Overview:

Hear dark stories of traveling and working on the Allegheny Portage Railroad during this lantern lit walk through the 901-foot-long tunnel.

Join the staff and volunteers of Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site for our popular fall program, "The Staple Bend Tunnel Ghost Tour." Visitors will meet park staff at the Staple Bend Tunnel Trailhead parking lot in Mineral Point and take a short bus ride to the tunnel. At the tunnel, visitors will meet historic characters who will share some of the darker stories of traveling and working on the Allegheny Portage Railroad. The hour long program includes a lantern lit walk through the 901-foot-long tunnel. These family-friendly tours begin at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, and 9:00 PM.

The tour is $2 per person and reservations are required. Call the park Visitor Center at 814-886-6150 for more information and to make reservations. Staple Bend Tunnel is located on Beech Hill Road in Mineral Point.

Location:

Allegheny Portage Railroad
110 Federal Park Rd
Gallitzin, PA 16641
(814) 886-6150

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Ghoulsboro Haunted Train Excursion

Date(s):

Saturday, October 26, 2019 11:00 am  - 3:00 pm

Overview:

Ghosts and goblins, witches and wizards, skeletons and vampires will all come out for this haunted train.

Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure. Departs Steamtown at 11:00am and returns about 3:00pm.

Special children’s games, other special activities, and light refreshments highlight this special spooky train ride. 

Adults (ages 16-61) $34.00 Seniors (ages 62+) $29.00 Youth (ages 6-15) $22.00 Child (to age 5) Free Ticket Required

Location:

Steamtown National Historic Site
350 Cliff St
Scranton, PA 18503
(570) 340-5200

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Historic Cider Making at Harpers Ferry

Date(s):

Daily: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
From October 26, 2019
To October 27, 2019

Overview:

Learn the time-honored tradition of preserving harvest-time apples by making cider.

Park entrance fees apply. No additional fee for program. No reservations required.

Location:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
171 Shoreline Dr
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
(304) 535-6029

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Blair Witch Heritage Hike, Seneca Creek SP

Date(s):

Saturday, October 26, 2019 3:00 pm  - 5:00 pm

Overview:

Join Ranger Ledbetter to learn how this horror classic came to be filmed here in Maryland at Seneca Creek State Park.

Twenty years ago, two young filmmakers made cinema history.  "The Blair Witch Project" was a worldwide sensation, and is still one of the most profitable movies in Hollywood history.  $2 per person. Advanced registration is required; space is limited.  

Dylan Wagner
301-924-2127
[email protected]

Location:

Seneca Creek State Park
11950 Clopper Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(301) 924-2127

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Halloween Haunted Trail at Sandy Point

Date(s):

Friday, October 25, 2019 6:30 pm  - 9:00 pm

Overview:

Celebrate Halloween at Sandy Point State Park! Walk the Haunted Trail, enjoy a hayride, and play games with your friends and family.

Park entrance, $5 per vehicle

Sandy Point State Park - Office
410-974-2149
[email protected]

Location:

Sandy Point State Park
1100 East College Parkway
Annapolis, DE 21409
(410) 974-2149

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Hayrides & Haunted Trail at Cacapon

Date(s):

Saturday, October 26, 2019 11:00 am  - 11:45 pm

Overview:

Enjoy a day of fall fun with hay rides, pumpkin carving and a haunted trail.

Hay rides take place at at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

A pumpkin carving contest will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Nature Center with special prizes for most original, scariest, and unique! Pumpkins may be purchased at the nature center or bring your own.

Haunted Trails! Boo!
Haunted Trail Tours leave from the Nature Center every 15 minutes for two hours, beginning at 8:00 p.m. with the last tour at 9:45 p.m. There is a $5 admission. Our trail ends at campfire circle…for some tricks or treat?

Location:

Cacapon Resort State Park
818 Cacapon Lodge Dr,
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411

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Hike Across WV: Fall Edition

Date(s):

Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:30 am  - 2:30 pm

Overview:

Join the park naturalist for a beautiful fall hike that will feature two of the area’s most prominent views: Cacapon Mountain & Prospect Peak.

This 12-mile hike is fairly easy walking across the mountain ridge on a fire road with a gradual decline. Visitors will be shuttled from Nature Center at 8:30 a.m. and return by shuttle. Allow 5-6 hours of time that includes the hike and shuttle. Bring water, bug spray & sturdy shoes. Registration is required in advance for this fall hike, as seats are limited. Call Cacapon Nature Center 304.258.1022 ext. 5209.

Location:

Cacapon Resort State Park
818 Cacapon Lodge Dr,
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411

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Halloween in the Codorus State Park

Date(s):

Daily: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
From October 25, 2019
To October 26, 2019

Overview:

Enjoy the decorated campsites and take a hayride through spooky displays while you sip a warm cup of hot chocolate.

Join the Friends of Codorus State Park for 2 fun-filled trick-or-treat evenings! 

$15/car

Location:

Codorus State Park
2600 Smith Station Rd
Hanover, PA 17331-8000
(717) 637-2816

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Nutritious Berries, Nuts, & Seeds Soup ‘n Walk

Date(s):

Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:00 am  - 1:30 pm

Overview:

Enjoy the autumn harvest hunting for nutritious berries, nuts, and seeds and check for signs of beaver.

Plants of interest include dogwood, hibiscus, partridge berry, oak, loblolly pine, juniper, verbena, ironwood, and strawberry bush. 

Following a guided walk with a docent naturalist, enjoy a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief lesson about nutrition. Copies of recipes are provided.

Location:

Adkins Arboretum
12610 Eveland Road
Ridgely, MD 21660
(410) 634-2847

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Fall Farm Days at Sky Meadows

Date(s):

Daily: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
From October 26, 2019
To October 27, 2019

Overview:

During Fall Farm Days History Weekend, step back in time and see history come to life.

Stroll through the Historic Area buildings and interact with our living historians, watch the blacksmiths at work at the forge and take a tour of Mount Bleak House to hear the stories of those who called it home. Stop by and watch the Fauquier County Quilters construct beautiful quilts in the Wash House. Lastly, follow your nose to the Log Cabin and see what Sky Meadows' pumpkin and corn treats are being cooked over the hearth. In addition to history-themed programs, we also offer a children's play area, live music (Evergreen Shade on Saturday, Dr. Banjo on Sunday), delicious food and drinks for sale, and, of course, the pick-your-own pumpkin patch. Free and open to all ages.

Location:

Sky Meadows State Park
11012 Edmonds Ln
Delaplane, DE 20144
(540) 592-3556

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Kayak with Monarchs, Caledon State Park

Date(s):

Sunday, October 6, 2019 2:00 pm  - 4:00 pm

Overview:

Take an easy kayak down the Potomac River as we view the monarch butterflies working on their southward migration to Mexico.$19 per solo, $25 per tandem kayak. Call the park for more information and to make reservations at 540-663-3861.

Take an easy kayak down the Potomac River as we view the monarch butterflies working on their southward migration to Mexico.$19 per solo, $25 per tandem kayak. Call the park for more information and to make reservations at 540-663-3861.

Location:

Caledon State Park
Caledon State Park
11617 Caledon Rd
King George, VA 22485
(540) 663-3861

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The Frightful Science of Mary Shelley

Date(s):

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:00 pm  - 8:30 pm

Overview:

Join in for a chilling celebration of Halloween for adults at Historic Huntley.

(Adults) Dean Howarth, the Natural Philosopher, demonstrates Frankenstein's animation of the dead. Beverages and refreshments will be served. The program at Historic Huntley runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 703-768-2525.

Cost: $22.00

Location:

Huntley Meadows Park
3701 Lockheed Blvd
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 768-2525

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Huntley Meadows Twilight Boardwalk Stroll

Date(s):

Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:30 pm  - 7:30 pm

Overview:

Join a park naturalist for a guided walk along the forested paths to the wetland and experience Huntley Meadows Park as it transitions from day into night.

(6-Adult) Watch and listen for beavers, owls and other nocturnal residents. The program runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $9 per person. For more information, call 703-768-2525.

Cost: $9.00

Location:

Huntley Meadows Park
3701 Lockheed Blvd
Alexandria, VA 22306
(703) 768-2525

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Hiking Piscataway Park and the National Colonial Farm

Date(s):

Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:00 am  - 12:00 pm

Overview:

Join the Sierra Club and be the first to hike a new section of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail at Piscataway Park and the National Colonial Farm.

Maryland. Located on the east bank of the Potomac River across from George Washington's home at Mount Vernon, Piscataway Park is characterized by hardwood forests, open marshes, a working colonial farm, and outstanding views of the Potomac River. Hiking distance: 6 miles over flat terrain.After our hike, anyone who wishes to volunteer to do some simple trail work can join with the Potomac Heritage Trail Association to help install trail signs for this newly dedicated section of the Potomac Heritage Trail.Tools provided. Meet at 9 AM at the visitor center parking lot of the National Colonial Farm at the end of Bryan Point Road at Accokeek, Maryland. Leader: Glenn Gillis, 571-217-4477.

Level: Easy

Cost: A $2 volunteer donation is requested to help support Sierra Club Potomac Region outings.

Location:

Piscataway Park
3400 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20607
(301) 283-2113

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Great Falls Gold Mine Trails

Date(s):

Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:00 am  - 1:00 pm

Overview:

Join the Sierra Club for a hike on the Maryland side of Great Falls begins with the less-known Ford Mine Loop.

After touring the visitor center area, we'll take the (optional) second loop on the Gold Mine Spur and Loop trails. Along the way, we'll see remains of ore processing works, exploratory pits, closed entrances to underground mines, and trenches. Some trenches were probably dug by Union soldiers guarding the area during the Civil War. A few of them, exploring off duty, found enough gold to trigger mining efforts that continued into the 1940s.

Level: Moderate

National Park entrance fee ($15 per car; $7 for those who walk or bike in), car pooling can be arranged. A modest donation to the Sierra Club will be requested to defray the club's communications, training and other costs. $2 would be nice.

Location:

C&O Canal Visitor Center at Great Falls
11710 Macarthur Blvd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 767-3714

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Top Greenbelt Park Fall Colors Trail Walk - Event - Find Your Chesapeake

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Greenbelt Park Fall Colors Trail Walk

Date(s):

Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:00 pm  - 2:00 pm

Overview:

Join a Park ranger on a Fall Colors walk on the Azalea Trail.

Free, but please reserve:

Park Ranger Kevin P. Barry
3013443948

Location:

Greenbelt National Park
6565 Greenbelt Rd
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 344-3944

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Hike Through History… Signal Knob Interpretive Hike

Date(s):

Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:00 am  - 2:00 pm

Overview:

Join a National Park Service Ranger at the top of Signal Knob to see the expansive Shenandoah Valley landscape and learn about its role in the Battle of Cedar Creek.

Confederate officers used Signal Knob as an observation point to plan their surprise attack on unsuspecting Union troops during the Battle of Cedar Creek in October of 1864. Thus the mountain became an iconic feature of the battlefield landscape.

Hikers have the choice of two hiking routes to reach Signal Knob:

Signal Knob Trail (Massanutten National Recreational Trail --orange blaze): This trail can be accessed from the Signal Knob trailhead in the Lee District of the George Washington National Forest. Hiking Distance: Approximately 11.5 miles round trip. This hike is considered strenuous and is steep and rocky. Be sure to wear sturdy hiking shoes, dress for the elements, and bring plenty of food and water.

Signal Knob Service Road: This unimproved road provides access to maintenance who service the modern radio tower located on Signal Knob. It can be accessed by using public roads. Approximately 8.5 miles round trip. Safety: This hike is considered moderate, but with a fairly steep incline the last 0.5 mile to the top. While it is much less strenuous than the Signal Knob Trail, hikers should still wear proper footgear, dress for the elements and bring plenty of food and water.

Location:

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historic Park
Middleton, VA 22645
(540) 869-3051

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Georgetown Walking Tours

Date(s):

Weekly: Saturday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
From October 12, 2019
To October 26, 2019

Overview:

Join a park ranger for an hour long walk along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in Georgetown.

Explore the rich canal history, discover stories and mysteries hidden in the stones, and hear about the lives of "canawlers" all while enjoying a leisurely stroll.  Free; no reservations required.

Meet at 1057 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington DC 20007

Location:

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park
1057 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
(301) 739-4200

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Catoctin Mountain Park Fall Nature Walks

Date(s):

Weekly: Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
From October 12, 2019
To October 26, 2019

Overview:

Join a ranger on 1-hour walks to discover the changing colors of autumn. Discuss why leaves change colors, what a tree does during winter, and more!

October 12 at Thurmont Vista Parking Area
October 19 at Hog Rock Parking Area
October 26 at Chestnut Picnic Area (note: this route is wheelchair/stroller accessible, on a packed mulch surface.) 

Free, reservation not required

Location:

Catoctin Mountain Park
14707 Park Central Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788
(301) 663-9388

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Top C&O Canal Four Locks Stroll and Pedal - Event - Find Your Chesapeake

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C&O Canal Four Locks Stroll and Pedal

Date(s):

Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:00 am  - 4:30 pm

Overview:

2 separate programs will be taking place, a walking tour at 10 am and bike tour at 1 pm. You are welcome to attend both.

Ranger Walk at 10 am: Join a ranger to discover the vibrant community that formed at Four Locks by the economic activity of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. The tour is approximately 1.5 hours and will cover less than 1 mile. Meet at the Four Locks Boat Ramp Parking Lot. Please plan accordingly. Wear comfortable shoes and bring plenty of water.

Ranger Bike Ride at 1 pm: Ride with a ranger for a relaxed pace bicycle ride through the historic canal community of Four Locks The group will proceed upstream past McCoy's Ferry to Big Pool, with a goal of a round trip of 16 miles. Please prepare accordingly. Helmets mandatory. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring plenty of water. Meet at the Four Locks Boat Ramp Parking Lot.

No reservations required. Free.

Location:

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park
205 W Potomac St
Williamsport, MD 21795
(301) 739-4200

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Top Wolf Trap Fall Foliage Hike - Event - Find Your Chesapeake

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Wolf Trap Fall Foliage Hike

Date(s):

Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:00 am  - 11:30 am

Overview:

Join a Ranger this Fall for a guided hike on the Wolf Trap Trail, and see the woods of Wolf Trap like you've never seen them before!

These 90-minute, 2.5 mile roundtrip hikes offer participants unique perspectives into Virginia forest ecology, the science behind changing leaf colors, and general history of the park. Hikes will begin at the Ranger Station, located to the left of the Main Gate of the Filene Center. Free.

Location:

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
1551 Trap Rd
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 255-1800

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Top Steamtown Delaware Water Gap Excursion - Event - Find Your Chesapeake

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Steamtown Delaware Water Gap Excursion

Date(s):

Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:00 am  - 6:00 pm

Overview:

Join a scenic Fall Foliage excursion across the Pocono Mountains and experience small town hospitality, including restaurants, shops and historic displays.

Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure. Departs at 9:00am and returns about 6:00pm. 

Adults (ages 16-61) $54.00 Seniors (ages 62+) $49.00 Youth(ages 6-15) $32.00 Child (to age 5) Free Ticket Required

Fee Booth
570-340-5203

Location:

Steamtown National Historic Site
350 Cliff St
Scranton, PA 18503
(570) 340-5200

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Top Morning Yoga Practice at Martinak SP - Event - Find Your Chesapeake

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Morning Yoga Practice at Martinak SP

Date(s):

Thursday, October 24, 2019 8:00 am  - 9:00 am

Overview:

Yoga Practice: Improve your flexibility, core development, and balance on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 8:00 AM

Yoga Practice: Improve your flexibility, core development, and balance on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 8:00 AM

Karen
410-924-1529
[email protected]

Location:

Martinak State Park
137 Deep Shore Rd
Denton, MD 21629
(410) 820-1668

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Top Nature Fit Geology Hike at Cunningham Falls - Event - Find Your Chesapeake

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Nature Fit Geology Hike at Cunningham Falls

Date(s):

Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:00 pm  - 3:00 pm

Overview:

Park Ranger Eric Creter leads a tour of the park's coolest geological sites.

Bring water, dress appropriately, and wear comfortable shoes.

Mollie Kemp
301-271-3676
[email protected]

Location:

Cunningham Falls State Park
14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788
(301) 271-7574

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