2013 Schedule of Events
Events are added to our schedule throughout the year and are subject to change. Breaks Park also offers interpretive programming throughout the summer. For more information on these or any other events, call 276-865-4413 ext. 3221.
30 — RHODODENDRON RESTAURANT opens for spring.
30 — Annual EASTER EGG HUNT at Potter's Knoll. Begins at noon.
31 — EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE at Potter's Knoll shelter. Begins at 6 a.m.
31 — Special EASTER BUFFET DINNER in the Rhododendron Restaurant.
20 — INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD DAY & EARTH DAY Service Project. Various bird hikes and volunteer opportunities will be available.
12 — Celebrate MOTHER'S DAY at the Rhododendron Restaurant with a special buffet. Mothers receive a discount! A Spring Wildflower Hike will also be held.
18 — KIDS TO PARKS DAY is devoted to getting kids involved at state parks. Activities and programming to be scheduled.
24 - 27 — "JUBILEE IN THE BREAKS" Memorial Day Gospel Singing.
1 — NATIONAL TRAILS DAY — Various staff-led and self-guided trail walks will be available, as well as volunteer opportunities.
8 — GET OUTDOORS DAY — Various outdoor recreational opportunities available.
15 - 16 — "A GOSPEL MUSIC CELEBRATION IN THE MOUNTAINS" Father's Day Gospel Sing.
18 — WORLD'S LARGEST SWIMMING LESSON
22 — GREAT AMERICAN BACKYARD CAMPOUT
21 - 23 — ECHOES IN THE CANYON Civil War Reenactment and Living History.
4 — INDEPENDENCE DAY — Various outdoor and recreational opportunities will be available.
13 — McClure River Kiwanis CAR SHOW
4 — RICHARD POTTER DAY
9 - 11 — SETTLERS WEEKEND - stories and demonstrations of the ways of life our the area's first settlers.
30 - September 2 — Annual TRI-STATE GOSPEL SING
8 — NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE
20 - 21 — NATURALIST WEEKEND — Various speakers, hikes, and workshops devoted to the area's natural resources.
28 — NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY
OCTOBERLooking for great fall colors? Our SPECTACULAR FALL FOLIAGE generally peaks in mid-October.
Water is released annually from the John Flannagan Reservoir during the first four weekends in October to create from Class two up to Class six rapids -- WORLD CLASS WHITEWATER -- on the Russell Fork River through Breaks Gorge.
5 — GRUNDY AND CLINTWOOD KIWANIS ANNUAL 5K RUN begins at 10 a.m.
12 — MOLASSES STIR OFF begins at 7:00 a.m.
19 — PIKE COUNTY EXTENSION'S “HOMEMAKING IN THE MOUNTAINS” annual regional craft event held in the Rhododendron Conference Center.
25 - 26 — HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR will include a campsite decorating contest, costume contest, campground trick or treat and more.
1 - 3 — APPALACHIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL
11 — VETERANS DAY
21 — Join us for a special THANKSGIVING FEAST in the Rhododendron Restaurant! Turkey, all the fixings and much more. Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet served from 11 am to 6 p.m. No reservations required.