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Hanging Rock State Park

Discovery Table

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:45am

An Environmental Educator will share several of nature’s marvels in a display table.  We will talk about how critters at the park are coping with the cold season.  And where are the bugs now?
 

Holiday Hike & Card Delight

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:00am

Join an Environmental Educator on a short, nature hike to the Rock Garden.  We’ll identify plants that maintain “Christmas green” the whole year round.  Every participant will be invited to collect a couple of cool nature things (only from the ground, please) to decorate the front of his/her very own Hanging Rock holiday card.

Discovery Table

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:00am

An Environmental Educator will share several of nature’s marvels in a display table.  We will talk about how critters at the park cope with the cold season.
 

Bear Essentials

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/02/2017 - 11:00am

Brrrrr…..the black bear prepares for denning time ahead.   Take a break half-way up Hanging Rock Trail to feel bear fur, see a bear skull, and learn fascinating facts about the reclusive and seldom-sighted visitor in the park.

Discovery Table

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 12/31/2017 - 10:45am

An Environmental Educator will share several of nature’s marvels in a display table.  We will talk about how critters at the park are coping with the cold season.

All About Spiders!

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/30/2017 - 10:45am

On this last weekend of 2017, celebrate the  “The Year of the Spider” and learn the vital role they play in our lives and in the world around us!   Take a break half-way up the Hanging Rock Trail to build a spider and enjoy several fun activities which demonstrate how they hunt for insects.

Ranger on the Rock!

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 12/10/2017 - 2:00pm

Do you know what a monadnock is? Join a Park Ranger at the top of Hanging Rock, for a discussion about the park and the surrounding landscape and find out!

Give A Hoot!

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/09/2017 - 2:00pm

Join a Park Ranger at the Visitor Center to learn more about our nighttime neighbors--owls. Become fascinated by the many ways owls are adapted to performing incredible hunts in the dark of the night. We will also make Owl Ornaments to decorate your Christmas Tree!