Celebrate Scenic Drive Day June 4 at the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center

The Monongahela National Forest invites everyone to join them for beautiful scenery, classic cars and music at the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center’s Scenic Drive Day on Sunday, June 4. You can join the caravan and take a drive or pack a picnic and enjoy viewing cars on display.

The day starts at 11:45am at the Richwood City Hall where drivers will assemble for the classic car scenic drive from Richwood to the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center with other car enthusiasts.

From 1 to 3pm, the classic cars will be on display at the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center. Cars entered for judging must be at the nature center from 12:45 p.m. – 3 p.m.  Prizes will be awarded in several categories.

From 1 to 4pm, you can enjoy great music provided by the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys.

Cranberry Mountain Nature Center is open Thursdays through Mondays, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The nature center features a display area with live snakes, wildflowers, interactive children’s displays and animals of West Virginia. There is also a nature store with books, clothing and toys. A live snake presentation occurs most Sundays at 1 p.m.

And be sure to be on the lookout for these upcoming events at the Cranberry Nature Center:

June 24 – Native Orchid Tour

July 29 – Cranberry Fun Day

September 24 – Cranberry Shindig

For more information about the Nature Center and its programs, please call 304-653-4826.


Story By

Heather Niday

Heather is our Program Director and Traffic Manager. She started with Allegheny Mountain Radio as a volunteer deejay. She then joined the AMR staff in February of 2007. Heather grew up in the Richmond, Virginia, area and now lives in Arbovale, West Virginia with her husband Chuck. Heather is a wonderful flute player, and choir director for Arbovale UMC. You can hear Heather along with Chuck on Tuesday nights from 6 to 8pm as they host two hours of jazz on Something Different.

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