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Earl Ray Tomblin, Governor
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News Release: January 3, 2013

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Hoy Murphy, Public Information Officer (304) 957-9365 hoy.r.murphy@wv.gov


Bryan Danford, Activities Coordinator, Twin Falls State Park 304-294-4000, bryan.w.danford@wv.gov

Tracking and Wood Lore Workshop January 18-20 at Twin Falls State park

            MULLENS, W.Va. – An 18th century weekend is planned January 18-20, 2013 at Twin Falls Resort State Park.  “Tracking and Wood Lore weekend creates the experience of how our ancestors tracked the animals that provided food and clothing,” said Bryan Danford, park naturalist. 

            Participants will engage on track walks and put new skills into use with the scavenger hunt. Other topics of the weekend will include: Indian stories, edible and medicinal plants presentation, 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 an introduction to the weekend activities, games and a night hike. Saturday features an 18th century-style dinner.

            Overnight accommodations are available for Twin Falls Lodge or cabins. Package prices include two nights lodging, Saturday dinner, break refreshments, and all event activities.  The total cost for two people is $215.  Cabin rates and other options are available.

            Advance reservations are required in order to plan for outdoor and indoor activities, the special Saturday meal and interactive programs.  For more information call 304-294-4000 or email twinfallssp@wv.gov.  Workshop agenda is posted on www.twinfallsresort.com, Events/Deals.

            Twin Falls State Park is located in Wyoming County between Mullens and Pineville. The park features a 47-room lodge, vacation cabins, campground, restaurant and Pioneer Farm, in addition to hiking, biking, golf and nature-based activities.