Our schedule is always a work-in-progress. Please check back frequently for any changes.
January – First Day Hike.
February program postponed due to weather
March program postponed due to weather
1. Natural and Native landscaping with Harry Reed – Tuesday the 1st at 7 PM and a work project on Saturday the 26th at 10 AM, both at the visitor’s center.
2. Preparing Your Landscape with Proper Pruning with David Means – Saturday the 12th 9-11 AM at Shelter 2 David Means – Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture will cover the importance and methods of pruning for your landscaping projects. Also, we’ll discuss Tools, Personal Protection Equipment, and Safety. Participants should try to bring Personal Protection Equipment – gloves, eye protection (safety glasses) and sturdy shoes or boots. Personal tools for pruning should include lopping pruners, and hand saws.
Tuesday May 6, 7 PM at the visitor’s center – Shenandoah River State Park–Made in the Shade.
A showing / discussion of the various wildflowers found within the park. Featuring photographer, artist, author Jackie Bailey Labovitz. See UNDERSTORY—The Story at http://youtu.be/aeltRDhSv1E and www.understory.us
June – Hiking
Tuesday, the 3rd at 7 PM, Katherine Rindt, member of the Front Royal/Warren County Appalachian Trail Community, will lead a discussion on hiking and suggest several local beginner hikes for families.
Saturday the 7th, National Trails Day hiking in the Park
July 1 at 7PM at the visitor’s center – the YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS in the Park and Zip the Park
Park Manager, Tony Widmer, will discuss the founding and history of the YCC at our Park.
Bonnie Nicklien of Virginia Canopy Tours will talk about our new zip line adventure.
July __ – YCC Luncheon
August – Junior Ranger Day Camp and Riverfest
September 2 – Friends Annual Picnic
September 21 – Annual River Clean-up
October – Presentation by the Park interns from GMU/SCBI
November – Annual Business Meeting and Elections. The 2nd at 7 PM at the visitor’s center.