ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – Journey Saturday is going on all day at Investigate Park in Roanoke.
Journey Saturday at Explore Park is an complete working day stuffed with outdoor routines for children and grownups that will keep on until eventually 10 p.m.
The occasion commenced off Saturday early morning with the new T-Rex Trail at 9 a.m. Then, routines like rock climbing, ziplining, and arts and crafts begun at 10 a.m.
“Adventure Saturday is a working day where we have all the things jampacked into a person working day. If you want to working experience a little bit of anything, a good deal of the pursuits are cost-free so it’s a great way to get out listed here and certainly immerse your self into the outdoors below at Examine Park,” explained Alex North, internet marketing and administrative coordinator for Roanoke County Parks and Recreation.
Reside reptiles had been also in attendance for people to find out about.
“Today’s theme was snakes and reptiles for intercontinental snake day so we had our Investigate Park naturalists who experienced some crafts and actions,” reported North. “We also experienced our friends from Snizard below training children about some are living reptiles and snakes from our local location and providing them a arms on encounter.”
“I enjoy the rainbow lizard so considerably. He crawled up my arm and he was so lovable. Then, when I put my hand up he climbed up onto my hand.” explained Emmy Brooks, Experience Saturday participant.
Given that the park had expanded hours Saturday, contributors had the prospect to zipline in the dark.
“Treetop Quest has our Twilight Zips. With Twilight Zips, you can strap a head lamp on to your helmet and soar by the trees at night time and have that different knowledge for all the adventures below at Treetop Quest.”
Dylan Carreiro, Treetop Quest participant, liked his expertise.
“It was interesting. I preferred seeing all the mother nature things, it was fun,” stated Carreiro
So whether or not it is roaring or soaring, Experience Saturday at Explore Park has anything for everyone.
Investigate Park’s third and last Experience Saturday of the year will be on September 17.
Copyright 2022 WDBJ. All legal rights reserved.