Twin Lakes Notes Weekend Events

Published 12:44 pm Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Twin Lakes State Park announces the following weekend events:

Friday, September 19, Interpretive Circle, 11 a.m., “Native Knowhow” – make crafts that our ancestors would have made; 2 p.m., “Lake Explorers” – grab a net and see what kinds of creatures and critters live in the lake; 4 p.m., “Fishing 101” – learn everything from knots to tackle then try your luck on the lake; 7:30 p.m., “Meet New Friends Campfire” – sit around the campfire and make s’mores, meet at the fire ring behind Shelter 1;

Saturday, September 20 – Interpretive Circle 11 a.m., “Stewardship Virginia: Tree Planting” – tree planting throughout the park, tools will be provided, meet in the Concession Stand; 12:30 p.m. “Beaver Hike” – one mile guided hike around Goodwin Lake to learn how the beaver impacts local environment;

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Sunday, September 21, Interpretive Circle 11 a.m. “Canoeing 101” – learn the ins and outs of canoeing, then take a guided paddle around Goodwin Lake, $5 per person or $4 per person for groups of four-plus, closed toed shoes required, meet at the Goodwin Lake Boat Ramp; 2 p.m. “Skin and Bones” – learn about local wildlife; 4 p.m., “Predator vs. Prey” adaptations that various animals have envolved to help elude and hunt one another.

Twin Lakes State Park is located about 15 minutes from Farmville. Call the Park Office for directions, fees or information 434-392-3435.