This is a list of Friend’s programs and programs sponsored by other friends of nature and the environment. The schedule is always a work-in-progress. Please check back frequently for any changes. If you would like to help with any of these events please contact the Friends.

January 1 – First Day Hike. 1 PM at the visitors center

January 15 – Friends 2019 planning meeting. 7PM at the Park Visitor’s Center

March 14 – Black Bears of Virginia: Natural History and Management. Thursday, March 14, 6:00-7:30PM at Samuels Public Library in Front Royal. Presented by the Library Friends group.

March 17 – St Patrick’s Day Hike with your furry pet. 1PM at the Massanutten Shelter.

April 27 – Earth Day Family Hike.

July 13 – Youth Conservation Corps Luncheon.

July 22 and July 29  Junior Ranger Day Camp for ages 7 to 12.

September 22 11 AM at the canoe launch parking lot – 2019 annual river clean up.

September 28 10 AMNational Public Lands Day planting

October – Fall Colors Hike. Details to follow.

January 1, 2020 – First Day Hike Meet at the Visitors Center at 1 PM