6: Mid-Summer Walk Between the Parks
Join our park naturalist for an 8-mile guided hike between the parks, Canaan Valley Resort and Blackwater Falls State Park. Registration fee charged, no lunch. We suggest you bring snacks and water. View our Registration Form for further details. Shuttle service is included.Registration Form[pdf]
17:Mountaineer Wilderness Survival Skills Class
Absolutely the best Survival Skills Training for busy people planning a day hike, backpacking, camping, hunting, or fishing in the back country. This hands-on, fast-paced session covers the most essential skills you’ll need to survive in the wild. A great refresher for experienced adults, too. Instructor is Mark Chapin, 27-year military veteran, and Founder of the Mountaineer Wilderness Experience Program in WV and VA. Fee charged $50. *Minimum age: 12 years old.Registration Form
20: Blackbird Knob Hike
Join us for a guided hike to Black Bird Knob, located within the Dolly Sods area. View vistas, high meadows, and spectacular views. Bring your camera, snacks, and water.
20: Adult Wilderness Survival Class (8 Hours)
An action-packed, 8 hours of hands-on survival training and preparation for wilderness adventure. This course combines expert instruction, demonstrations, and team training on the most important skills and time-tested techniques. Become more survival minded with practice in Fire Making, Shelter Building, Backwoods Navigation, Making Snares, Traps, and Hunting Implements, Finding Scarce Water, Wilderness Foraging, and preparing the Ultimate Survival Kit.Event Flyer & Registration Form