Your browser does not support JavaScript! Events, festivals, programs and workshops
Sky Meadows State Park
11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane VA 20144
Phone: (540) 592-3556   Email Address: SkyMeadows@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/sky-meadows.shtml


GPS Virtual Cache Courses
Date: 01/28/2014   To  12/31/2014
Time: 11:30 a.m.   To  4:30 p.m.
Location: GPS Rental at the Visitor Center; waypoints throughout the park
Description: Set out on self-guided paths of discovery!  Using GPS technology, navigate to waypoints throughout the park and find prime habitat for a variety of bird and wildflower species.  Discover nesting grounds for Red-headed Woodpeckers or the park's sole stand of Bluebells.  The provided ID cards will help you learn about dozens of the parks' bird and wildflower species.  Two "virtual cache" courses (Birds of Sky Meadows and Wildflowers of Sky Meadows) are pre-loaded on the park's GPS units.  Stop by the Visitor Center to rent a GPS unit, receive a quick tutorial on its use, and then hit the trails to find the selected waypoints.  Cost for GPS rental is $6.00 for a half-day, $10 .00 for a whole day.  

Enhance your experience by taking along one of our Discovery Packs.  The "Beginning Birding" pack includes field guides, binoculars, and a birdcall player to aid in your avian identification.  The "Woodland Wonders" pack includes field guides and other materials to become acquainted with the trees and flowers of Sky Meadows.  Discovery Backpacks are loaned out free of charge.

Extra Event Fee: Yes
Children Allowed: Yes