Happy Groundhog Day!
Groundhogs are the only animals that have their own U.S. holiday!
Have fun learning all about Punxsutawney Phil and the long-standing traditions of Groundhog Day. Separate the facts and myths about one of Virginia’s largest rodent and celebrate with groundhog activities and cookies! Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Please dress appropriately for indoor and outdoor activities.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Happy Groundhog Day! (ages 5+) 52181 2/2/2019 - 2/2/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Explore Park Visitor's Center Info
Owls in Love
Did you know most owls in Virginia court, mate and raise their young in the winter? Come to the park, and learn some interesting facts about these fascinating and somewhat mysterious birds of prey. Find out what owls live in Roanoke County and how to identify them. Learn how and why they raise their young in the winter. Discover the secrets of these intriguing birds and dissect an owl pellet…. And Look and listen for Owls in Love. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Please dress appropriately for outdoor activities.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Owls in Love (ages 5+) 52182 2/16/2019 - 2/16/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Explore Park Visitor's Center Info