All 36 National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day), the seventh annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. This national event seeks to reach first-time visitors to public lands and to reconnect our youth to the great outdoors.
First Landing State Park Interpreter Jennifer Huggins shows a turtle to a group of teens
For a complete list of offerings by park for this event click here. Some highlights statewide include:
Celebration of Summer Festival beginning at 10 a.m. and concluding with fireworks. Live music, a car show, antique fire trucks, food vendors, arts and crafts and live demonstrations make this a great day outside with the family.
Claytor Lake's Celebration of Summer
learn how to do it on a real boulder along with a variety of other outdoor activities.
Easy to see why Grayson Highlands is a bouldering mecca
If water challenges are more your style, explore Central Virginia Orienteering Club.
Tree Climbing with Riverside Outfitters
Come out to Old Dominion Iron Chefs.
Dutch Oven Cooking
Some events require pre-registration or fees. Please call the park for more information. Many of our parks offerclicking here.
National Great Outdoors Month.