There will be nature walks, educational sessions and displays, river critters on exhibit, fishing for kids, tubing on the river, prizes, costume parade and much more plus snack sales from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
10 a.m. nature walk, create your own Snot Otter puppet
11 a.m. river ramble, aquatic scavenger hunt
12 p.m. Bats of the New River, tube rides (free)
12:30 p.m. Poetry reading, nature sing-a-long
12:45 p.m. Jell-O eating contest
1 p.m. Eastern hellbender “snot otter” presentation
2 p.m. Fishing for kids
2:30 p.m. Fly fishing demonstration
3 p.m. Prize drawings
3:30 p.m. Environmental costume parade
Events take place at the visitor center and walk-in campsite. Call the park office at 336-982-2587 for more information.
(Photos of New River State Park by Joseph Shimel.)