Join the Blue Ridge Parkway Rangers For a Scavenger Hunt with a Map and Compass in the Backcountry

Published Friday, August 24, 2012 at 2:10 pm

Aug. 24, 2012. Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Programs for Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 are free and open to the public.

Friday, Aug. 31, 2012

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:30 p.m. – Land Form III

Embark on a scavenger hunt using a map and compass, and learn about backcountry navigation with a National Park Ranger.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7:30 p.m. – Mountain Murder Mysteries: Indian Raids

The bloody border war heats up as attacks all along the frontier result in a desperate attempt to rescue several kidnapped children.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 

Linville Falls Visitor Center-Milepost 316

10 a.m.- H2Olympics

Discover more about water with science experiments and friendly competition.

 

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:30 p.m. – Friend or Foe?

We think of many creatures in the natural world as bad, scary, and out to get us. But are they? Come and join the debate.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7:30 p.m. Wilderness Skills: What to do when…

While out hiking you may become lost, get injured, encounter wildlife, or endure a thunderstorm. What do you do then? Come find out about these and other situations.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

  

These events are supported by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Eastern National, and Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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