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Hayrides at the WV Wildlife Center

Enjoy the cool nights of Fall with a Hayride through the WV Wildlife Center!  Perfect for families, young children, and groups of friends, our Hayrides have become incredibly popular!  Hayrides will start at 4:30 p.m. and will last until 7:00 p.m or dark, whichever comes first. 

Hayrides at the WV Wildlife Center

Enjoy the cool nights of Fall with a Hayride through the WV Wildlife Center!  Perfect for families, young children, and groups of friends, our Hayrides have become incredibly popular!  Hayrides will start at 4:30 p.m. and will last until 7:00 p.m or dark, whichever comes first. 

Fayetteville Fall Foraging Workshop & Hike

West Virginia and the Appalachian Mountains are a forager’s paradise. Join us for Fayetteville’s first Foraging event with our Fall Foraging Workshop & Hike on Saturday September 30th at Arrowhead Bike Farm. Fall is the perfect time to learn about the skills involved in foraging for wild food. Discover the delicacies that can be found in the woods. Roots, tubers, and shoots, greens, buds, and flowers are among the various plant structures that are available for harvesting. Follow a local legend the “Berry Man” Mitchel Dech as he leads our foraging hike. This event will be hands on exploring the trails of Arrowhead and the surrounding property to discover, discuss, and learn about edible plants in their habitats. Come prepared with comfortable shoes for moderate 2-mile hike. After the hike gather back on the deck for lunch on the bike farm. Enjoy some locally foraged snacks and tea. Interested in spending an afternoon with a great group of foragers? When: Saturday September 30th Time: 8:30 am to 1:00pm Where: Arrowhead Bike Farm Investment: $30; Lunch Included This event will take place rain or shine, and it will moderate hiking. Space for this event is limited in order to maximize the learning environment, and registration with payment in advance is required. To register, email [email protected]

Blennerhassett Island State Park – (Oct. 22) – FALL DINNER CRUISE

A great fall evening event on the river! Blennerhassett Fall Dinner Cruise is a relaxing country-style dinner on board the Island Belle Sternwheeler. This cruise boards at Point Park in Parkersburg, WV. Advance reservations are required. Cruise price: $27 adult; $21 youth (3-12). Ticket price includes river cruise and dinner. Dinner is baked Tavern ham, baked potato, corn, roll, dessert, beverage. Boarding begins at 5:00 p.m. Call for tickets and reservations.