CHIEF LOGAN STATE PARK – Museum in the Park will host the annual Sue Browning Wildflower Hike at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 21. The event, sponsored by Chief Logan State Park, Hemlock Hills Garden Club and the Museum in the Park, is named for a long-time member of the Logan Garden Club who helped establish the hike 29 years ago.
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources personnel and knowledgeable wildflower enthusiasts will guide groups of registered hikers along a few of the park’s 14 trails to see and photograph native flora and fauna. Each trail features a unique combination of scenery and wildflowers.
Chief Logan State Park Superintendent Bruce Collinsworth promises a variety of paths for hikers to choose from, depending upon their experience and endurance level.
Groups of hikers will get organized and leave between 9:15 a.m. and 10 a.m. Hikers will be served a box lunch at the Museum in the Park following the hike.
Registration forms are available at the Chief Logan State Park office, or by calling Museum in the Park at 304-792-7229 or Patsy Tilley of the Hemlock Hills Garden Club at 304-583-2026.
The early registration fee of $10 per adult aged 12 and over, and $6 per child aged 3-11 years old must be received by April 14. After that, registration is $15 per adult and $11 per child, and lunch is not guaranteed. Fees can be paid by check or money order made payable to Hemlock Hills Garden Club and mailed to Patsy Tilley, 9896 Country Road, Davin, W.Va. 25617.
For more information about Museum in the Park and the wildflower hike, contact Elizabeth Williams, site manager for the facility at 304-792-7229.