Virginia’s 36 state parks, along with many other public areas around the country, will be on special display on May 17, 2014, when the Commonwealth participates in the fourth annual National Kids to Parks Day, coordinated by the National Park Trust. Information on the nationwide event is available online at http://parktrust.org/kidstoparks/national-kids-to-parks-day. Virginia events are listed at http://parktrust.org/kidstoparks/national-kids-to-parks-day/attend-an-event/category/214-virginia-va.
For a short audio introduction to Virginia’s state parks, have a listen to Virginia Water Radio Episode 161, done in connection with the 2013 Kids to Parks Day. The 2 minute/33 second episode is available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2013/05/episode-161-5-13-13-virginia-state.html.