General Nature Hike at the Eidolon Nature Preserve

  • Sunday, April 19, 2015
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Morgan County, WV

What: General Nature Hike

Where: Eidolon Nature Preserve, Morgan County

When: Sunday, April 19, 2015

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Walk Leaders: Clark Dixon and Susan Jones

Join Master Naturalists Clark Dixon and Susan Jones for this hike, which is part of this year's Morgan County Redbud Festival. 

It will be free and open to anyone with an interest. Children will be welcome. No pre-registration will be required.

The hike will focus on signs of spring. The Eidolon property, which is 354 acres in size, includes some impressive stands of Redbuds and many different kinds of wildflowers. Migrating warblers should be arriving around this time.

The preserve is located at the top of Sidling Hill Mountain, on Orleans Road, southwest of Great Cacapon. Go to the nature preserves section of this website for detailed directions.

Hike participants should plan to park along the shoulder on the south side of Orleans Road across from the preserve gate, and meet the hike leaders at the gate.

Be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes or boots, dress appropriately for prevailing weather conditions, and bring along water and bug spray.

The hike will take place in the event of light rain or showers but it will be cancelled in there are heavy rains or storms.

For more information contact Peter Smith at 304-876-1139 or

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Eidolon Nature Preserve (Morgan County)
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Katelyn "KC" Walters, Conservation and Land Manager // 304-283-7319

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Amy Moore, Cool Spring Preserve Manager and Naturalist // 240-818-4714
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