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Between 11/09/2013 and 11/11/2013
(13) Events Were Found For Event Types
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Caledon State Park
11617 Caledon Road, King George VA 22485
Phone: (540) 663-3861   Email Address: Caledon@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/caledon.shtml
Date Event
11/10/2013 Rescheduled to 11/11/13    Special Event   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Veteran's Day- The Civil War at Caledon
Location: Meet at the Picnic shelter
Honor our nation's veterans by joining the Caledon staff and volunteers as we hold a flag retirement ceremony at the picnic shelter. After the ceremony we will be joined by Samuel, Caledon's civil war period caretaker, who will take us on a hay wagon to explore Caledon's history.  Please call the park to register.
11/11/2013 Special Event   5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.   Start Time Changed From 1:00 p.m. Veteran's Day- The Civil War at Caledon
Location: Meet at the Picnic shelter
Honor our nation's veterans by joining the Caledon staff and volunteers as we hold a flag retirement ceremony at the picnic shelter. After the ceremony we will be joined by Samuel, Caledon's civil war period caretaker, who will take us on a hay wagon to explore Caledon's history.  Please call the park to register.
 
 
Chippokes Plantation State Park
695 Chippokes Park Road, Surry VA 23883
Phone: (757) 294-3728   Email Address: chippokes@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/chippokes-plantation.shtml
Date Event
11/11/2013 Special Event   11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   Start Time Changed From 2:00 p.m. Veterans Day Flag Retirement Ceremony
Location: Fire Ring behind Bathhouse A in the Campground
Join Surry's American Legion, Post 160, in retiring American Flags at our campground.  Donations are being accepted for this respectful ceremony and may be brought to the Visitors Center before the event and may also be brought on the day of the ceremony to the Fire Ring. 
 
 
Fairy Stone State Park
967 Fairystone Lake Drive, Stuart VA 24171
Phone: (276) 930-2424   Email Address: fairystone@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/fairy-stone.shtml
Date Event
11/11/2013 Special Event   1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Veteran's Day Historical Hike
Location: Fayerdale Hall Conference Center
Come join us for a historical hike showcasing the contributions of the CCC to Fairy Stone State Park.


 
 
Grayson Highlands State Park
829 Grayson Highlands Lane, Mouth Of Wilson VA 24363
Phone: (276) 579-7092   Email Address: graysonhighlands@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/grayson-highlands.shtml
Date Event
11/11/2013 National Events   8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Veteran's Day Self-Guided Hikes
Location: Various Trails
Enjoy free parking in honor of Veteran's Day! Take advantage of one of our self-guided hikes and learn a little more about the story of the land around you.

If you choose to walk Cabin Creek Trail to the waterfall, or see the vistas on the Twin Pinnacles Trail, pick up a pamphlet at the trailhead that will provide you with some extra information. This year's new Haw Flats and Split Rock Trails feature signs about their geology and ecology. For children, check out the fun TRACK trail activities on Stamper's Branch Trail.
 
 
Kiptopeke State Park
3540 Kiptopeke Drive, Cape Charles VA 23310
Phone: (757) 331-2267   Email Address: kiptopeke@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/kiptopeke.shtml
Date Event
11/11/2013 Special Event   4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Start Time Changed From 1:00 p.m. Veterans Day-Flag Retirement Ceremony 2013
Location: Campground Amphitheater
Bring your flags to Kiptopeke State Park to be retired. You may drop your flag off at the park office anytime before the actual ceremony. You are also invited to attend the ceremony. We will retire old flags from the park and any that are dropped off for the retirement ceremony.

 
 
Pocahontas State Park
10301 State Park Road, Chesterfield VA 23832
Phone: (804) 796-4255   Email Address: pocahontas@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/pocahontas.shtml
Date Event
11/11/2013 Special Event   8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Veterans Day
Location: Throughout the park
Pocahontas State Park was originally operated by the National Park Service (NPS) from 1938 through 1942 as a recreation area for soldiers during World War II. Come enjoy the park's trails and learn of its fascinating history through self-guided hikes and exploration as part of your Veteran's Day commemoration. All Virginia State Parks offer free parking on Veteran's Day.
11/11/2013 Special Event   1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Veteran's Day Recreational Fair
Location: Heritage Center
Learn about some wonderful recreational activities specifically for Veterans. A variety of organizations will showcase their recreational offerings that include golfing, hunting, fishing, canoeing/kayaking, biking and more. The event is free of charge and the location is handicap accessible. Parking is free at all Virginia State Parks on Veteran's Day. The Friends of Pocahontas State Park will provide light refreshments.
 
 
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
Date Event
11/11/2013 Special Event   10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Veterans Day 5K Walk-a-thon to Support Wounded Warriors Project
Location: Throughout the park
Help support our Troops and Veterans!  Get out and take a hike to support the Wounded Warrior Project.  Sky Meadows State Park and the Friends of Sky Meadows State Park (FOSK) will be hosting a 5K walk-a-thon to support the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP).  On the day of the event, registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until Noon.  Pledge sheets are available at the park office or visit http://www.friendsofskymeadows.org to download a PDF version.  

FOSK will provide light refreshments and Chelsea McBee and the Random Assortment will provide entertainment from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  For additional information, please contact the park at 540-592-3556.
 
 
Staunton River State Park
1170 Staunton Trail, Scottsburg VA 24589
Phone: (434) 572-4623   Email Address: stauntonriver@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/staunton-river.shtml
Date Event
11/11/2013 Special Event   8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Veteran's Day
Location: Visitor Center
Veteran's Day is a day to remember all of our veterans and show our appreciation for the sacrifices they have made for our freedoms.  Come enjoy a day in the park and reflect on all that we have to be thankful for. 

Stop by our Visitor Center and "Take a Walk on the Wild Side" with a self-guided walk through our educational classroom where you will learn all about the native animals, birds, reptiles, and fish that are native to Staunton River State Park. 

You can also ask for a brochure for our tree identification hike, and enjoy a leisurely stroll on our River Bank Trail and learn about some of the common trees in the park, how to identify them, and what their wood is most commonly used for, ending in a scenic view of Buggs Island Lake.

We have plenty to offer for everyone, including picnic areas with charcoal grills, playgrounds for the children, and plenty of fishing access.  Come enjoy your Veteran's Day with us!


 
 
Staunton River Battlefield State Park
1035 Fort Hill Trail, Randolph VA 23962
Phone: (434) 454-4312   Email Address: srbattle@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/staunton-river-battlefield.shtml
Date Event
11/11/2013 Special Event   11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Veteran's Day Hike
Location: Earthwork Fortifications
Self guided tour along Battlefield Trail.
 
 
Westmoreland State Park
145 Cliff Road, Montross VA 22520
Phone: (804) 493-8821   Email Address: westmoreland@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/westmoreland.shtml
Date Event
11/11/2013 Special Event   1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Veteran's Day
Location: Visitor Center
Come to the park and write Thank You letters to our troops overseas.  Bring non-perishable items to put in care packages to send with the letters!

 
 
York River State Park
9801 York River Park Road, Williamsburg VA 23188
Phone: (757) 566-3036   Email Address: yorkriver@dcr.virginia.gov
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/york-river.shtml
Date Event
11/10/2013 Special Event   2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Start Time Changed From 1:00 p.m. Veteran's Day Taskinas Trek
Location: Visitor's Center
Honor our Veterans with a great hike on a great trail. The Taskinas Creek Trail is one of the most beautiful and challenging hikes in eastern Virginia. Experience the elevation changes of rollercoaster like ravines. Take in the panoramic views of the marsh and observe the wildlife.