May 26, 2018 - 3:30pm to May 28, 2018 - 5:30pm

May 26, 2018

Cheaha Explorer’s Club
“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”  -Kahlil Gibran

Do you have a child who is curious about the great outdoors? The Cheaha Explorer’s Club might be a great program for your little explorer. This club is designed to teach children about nature while safely exploring the park. All supplies are included in this workshop. Space is limited, so registration is required. Tickets are $10.00 per person. Call Cheaha Sales at 256-488-5115 or 256-488-5885 to purchase tickets. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Email Mandy.Pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov for more information.
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: The Leave No Trace Bigfoot Teaching Pavilion (by Observation Tower)
Fee: $10.00

Animal Encounter
Alabama is home to thousands of different animals. These animals are truly incredible with wonderful stories of their own. Meet one of those animals up-close. Program is free with gate admission and to overnight guests.
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Leave No Trace Teaching Pavilion (by the Observation Tower)
For more information contact Mandy.Pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov or call 256-488-5115.

Featherless Flyers Campfire Talk
Through the centuries, people have watched in awe and wonder as birds fly. There are many animals that fly across the sky including insects and mammals and each has a different way of achieving flight. Program is free with gate admission and to overnight guests. Program is free with gate admission and to overnight guests.
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Campfire Ring (by the Observation Tower)
For more information contact Mandy.Pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov or call 256-488-5115.

May 27, 2018

Leave No Trace Hike to the Top of Alabama
Learn the Leave No Trace basics as you hike to the top of Alabama. This one-mile hike will begin at the Vista Cliffside overlook and end at the Bunker Observation Tower, Alabama's highest point. The park naturalist will interpret the trail and discuss plants, animals, native Americans, the Civilian Conservation Corp, ecosystems, Leave No Trace, and much more. Program is free with gate admission and to overnight guests.
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Bigfoot Trail Head (By the Motel)

Natures Mystery Box
Animals are stealthy, and they often move through the forest unobserved. Although you might not see them, many creatures leave clues such as scat and tracks. Learn how to observe and understand these clues. Program is free with gate admission and to overnight guests.
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Leave No Trace Teaching Pavilion (by the Observation Tower)
For more information contact Mandy.Pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov or call 256-488-5115.

May 28, 2018

Hiking Stick Workshop
Whether you are hiking up a mountain or taking a stroll around the block, a hiking stick can be a very useful tool. Participants will make and take their own hiking sticks. Supplies will be provided. Registration is REQUIRED. Email Mandy.Pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov for more information. Call Cheaha Sales at 256-488-5115 or 256-488-5885 to purchase tickets.
Fee: $5.00
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Leave No Trace Teaching Pavilion (by the Observation Tower)

Animal Encounter
Alabama is home to thousands of different animals. These animals are truly incredible with wonderful stories of their own. Meet one of those animals up-close. Program is free with gate admission and to overnight guests.
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Leave No Trace Teaching Pavilion (by the Observation Tower)
For more information contact Mandy.Pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov or call 256-488-5115.

Cheaha State Park
mandy.pearson@dcnr.alabama.gov
256 488-5115 X 2814