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Joe Manchin III, Governor
Frank Jezioro, Director

News Release : December 17, 2007

Hoy Murphy, Public Information Officer (304) 558-3381 hoymurphy@wvdnr.gov
Contact:

Susan Britton, Twin Falls Resort State Parksusanbritton@wvdnr.gov Phone: 304-294-4000
Email: www.twinfallsresort.com

Tracking and Woods Lore Workshop at Twin Falls Resort State Park January 18-20

Twin Falls Resort State Park steps back to the 18th century the weekend of January 18-20 with the Tracking and Woods Lore Workshop. The weekend focus is learning how our American Indians and European Americans lived closer to nature. “Participants will learn some of the skills that were necessary for everyday life and the cultural sharing that has made our modern lives richer,” according to Susie Britton at Twin Falls. Participants will enjoy nature, drama, tracking and history of outdoor and indoor settings. Other topics of the weekend will include Indian stories, edible and medicinal plants, and an 18th century trading camp.

Trails, Inc. instructors and guides for the weekend are Doug Wood, Dianne Anestis, Mike Little, Sue Little and Tiffany Little. Activities will begin on Friday night with games and a night hike. Saturday will feature an 18th century style dinner.

Overnight accommodations are available in either the Twin Falls Lodge or vacation cabins. Package prices include lodging, Saturday dinner, break refreshments, and all event activities.

Package pricing: One person with two nights’ lodging – $172; two people with two nights’ lodging – $235. Cabin rates and other options are available. Advanced reservations are required. Workshop has a limited registration to maintain a one-on-one workshop interaction.

Twin Falls Resort State Park is located in Wyoming County on Route 97. It is a 4,000-acre park with lodge, cabins, camping, 18-hole golf course, restaurant, and extensive hiking trails suitable for hiking or mountain biking. Open year-round, Twin Falls offers packages and special events throughout the year. For a full calendar of events at West Virginia State Park go online at

www.wvstateparks.com, and click Calendar. The printed Activities and Events Calendar brochure will be available mid-January for distribution.

For more information call (304) 294-4000 or 1-800-CALL WVA and ask for Twin Falls Resort State Park or email twinfallsresort@wvdnr.gov .

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