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Virginia State Parks Host National Kids to Parks Day Activities on May 21

Virginia State Parks encourages park visitors to bring their children and families outside, get active, have fun, and learn something new during National Kids To Parks Day on May 21, Saturday.

State parks across Virginia will host various activities on that day, ranging from scavenger hunts and fishing to archery and hiking.

False Cape State Park will host events for that day at the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Parking Lot from 9 AM to 4 PM. Kiptopeke State Park will have it at the Big Water Visitor Center from 10 AM to 12 NN, hosting activities such as birdhouse building, shirt tie-dyeing, and how to harvest oysters.

First Landing State Park will have the event at the Trail Center from 10 AM to 4 PM. Meanwhile, Machicomoco State Park will host it at the Interpretive Are/Demonstration Circle from 10 AM to 5 PM.

The Chippokes State Park will have the event at the Quayle Classroom from 10 AM to 11 AM, giving guests the chase to make corn husk dolls. Then, from 1 PM to 2 PM, they can visit the Jones-Stewart Mansion for play-time.

The state parks would give guests a Nature Backpack for joining the celebration, containing the tools they need for the day. They will also receive a free park pass to the participating Virginia State Parks. They can get these items at the libraries joining the event. Click here to find one.

Guests can also join the National Photo Contest by sharing pictures on social media with the hashtag, “#MyParkOurFuture.”

For the complete list of parks participating in National Kids To Parks Day, click here.

This article originally appeared on 13 News Now.

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Riley Wind
Riley Wind
March 12, 2024 8:00 am

Ready to spark your curiosity and delve into the wonders of nature at Virginia State Parks for National Kids To Parks Day on May 21? Unforgettable adventures await you and your family!


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