Introduction to Fly Fishing
Dr. Kevin Kelleher, author of “Tenkara: Radically Simple Fly Fishing” will present this exciting and informative workshop. Workshop participants will compare traditional fly fishing to the Tenkara Japanese rods and methods: includes casting, strategies and tips, locating fish, and a mini fly tying demo. Participants will also get an introduction to aquatic insect live cycles - macro-invertebrates and the importance of water quality. Rods and reels will be provided or bring your own. Workshop will include time on the Roanoke River. Pre-registration required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Introduction to Fly Fishing (ages 12+) 51113 4/25/2020 - 4/25/2020 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Sa Explore Park Visitor's Center Info
Let's Go Caving
A unique and protected environment, wild caves offer adventure and awe right under our feet. Emphasizing responsible caving, join us as we navigate, crawl and climb thourgh passages and chambers to see beautiful formations and experience this underground world. No experience necessary. Must be capable of strenuous activity. All equipment and transportation provided. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Let's Go Caving (ages 10+) 50155 3/7/2020 - 3/7/2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sa Green Ridge Lobby Area Info
Virginia Creeper Winter Ride
Enjoy hours of pleasant cycling along the Virginia Creeper Trail! Beginning at the local high point of Whitetop Station, we will take advantage of 17 miles of scenic and gently sloping terrain, providing an easy and novice-friendly ride to our end-point in historic Damascus, VA. Comfortable bikes, helmets, water bottles, and transportation are included in the registration cost. Participants have the option of bringing a packed lunch or purchasing lunch at the popular Creeper Trail Café mid-way through the ride. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Virginia Creeper Winter Ride (Ages 10+) 52195 2/29/2020 - 2/29/2020 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sa Green Ridge Lobby Area Info