Click on some of the Adventure previews from the Adventure Leaders.
On very cool addition this year is the Wildlife Helper Adventure. Denise Shadduck is one of the animal rehabilitation specialists that rescues orphaned and hurt animals. She nurses them back to health and returns them back into nature. Listen to Denise here.
Our friend, Jeremy Stout from the Nature Center at Steele Creek Park, will be the opening speaker at the Free Friday Night Adventure at the Roan Mountain State Park amphitheater on July 25. Come about 8:15 p.m. We’ll start around 8:30. (Bring a flashlight.)
The Xtreme Roan Adventures free Friday night Adventures is July 25 at the Roan Mountain State Park Amphitheater.
The full day of Adventure is Saturday July 26!
One of the Adventures is a hike on the Appalachian Trail to see the Baatany Goat Project on Jane Bald.
Rosalie Russo was working with the Baatany Goat Project when Baa-iley the Goat had her own Adventure. Rosalie turned that story into a book. She will be autographing copies of the Baa-iley the Goat book on Saturday at the Roan Mountain State park Conference Center just before the hike.
This is a great little children’s book. It is a true story. It is an Adventure. And you can hike up the mountian to see where it all took place.
ONLY 5 weeks until the Xtreme Roan Adventures at Roan Mountain State Park.
More information on the Butterfly Adventure go here and hear Adventure Leaders give a brief preview on what to expect on the Butterfly Adventure.
The Butterfly Adventure will be on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. It will start at the Conference Center at Roan Mountain State Park.
And how about some Friday Night Adventure?
Adventurer Leader Connie Deegan from the Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department will lead a Bats Adventure on Friday, July 25, 2014. This Adventure is free to everyone. It will be at the Roan Mountain State Park Amphitheater at dusk. Go here to listen to a preview with Connie.
Get up close and personal with hawks, owls and vultures with the Live Birds of Prey Adventure! Xtreme Roan Adventure Leader, Frank Read, will explain why these birds are important and need to be protected.
Frank is a Birds of Prey Specialist at the Bays Mountain Park in Kingsport, TN. He and his feathered friends will be on the porch of the Roan Mountain State Park Conference Center during the lunch break activities.
This is a great learning experience for the whole family. Mom and Dad will learn as well as the Junior Adventurers.