Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park to Celebrate National Kids to Parks Day

BIG STONE GAP, VA – The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will celebrate National Kids to Parks Day on Saturday, May 18, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


To celebrate National Kids to Parks Day, the park is offering a Children’s Prowl the Powell program. Has your child ever wanted to learn what call the Powell River Home? Children will learn what calls the river home as well as learn about the birds and other wildlife that live around the waterway. Participants who are interested in the Kids to Parks Day. should meet volunteers and park staff at the front gate of the museum. Led by rangers and volunteers, this mild, fully accessible, and educational walk follows the Powell River on nearly 3 miles of paved pathway, where you’re certain to see an abundance of Southwest Virginia wildlife.


Admission to this event is free. Registration is not required for this program. For more information, please call the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park at 276-523-1322.


The award-winning Virginia State Parks are managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.


For more information about Virginia State Parks’ activities and amenities or to make reservations in one of the more than 1,800 campsites or 300 climate-controlled cabins, call the Virginia State Parks Reservation Center at 800-933-PARK or visit


May 18 2024


1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Southwest Virginia Museum
10 W 1st St N, Big Stone Gap, VA, 24219

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