2019 Special Events

This page is dedicated to annual park events. Events are added to our schedule throughout the year and are subject to change. For more information on these or any other events, call 276-865-4413 ext. 3213.

Breaks Park also offers interpretive programming throughout the summer and portions of Spring and Fall. Information about weekly programming provided by our interpretive staff can be found here.

FEBRUARY

14 — VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER details tbd.

MARCH

30 — RHODODENDRON RESTAURANT opens for spring.

APRIL

8 – 14 — CAMPER APPRECIATION WEEK.

13 — BREAKDOWN ADVENTURE RACE.

20 —Annual BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY at the Rhododendron Restaurant, 8:30 am to 10:00 am.

20 —Annual EASTER EGG HUNT at Potter’s Knoll. Begins at 11:00 am.

21 —EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE at Potter’s Knoll shelter. Begins at 6:00 am.

21 — Special EASTER BUFFET DINNER in the Rhododendron Restaurant, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

22 — EARTH DAY

MAY

11 — INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD DAY

12 — Celebrate MOTHER’S DAY from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

18 — KIDS TO PARKS DAY is devoted to getting kids involved at state parks. Activities and programming tbd.

24 – 27 — “JUBILEE IN THE BREAKS” Memorial Day Gospel Singing.

JUNE

1 — NATIONAL TRAILS DAY — Various staff-led and self-guided trail walks will be available.

15 – 16 — “A GOSPEL MUSIC CELEBRATION IN THE MOUNTAINS” Father’s Day Gospel Sing at our Amphitheater.

JULY

4 – 7 — INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION — Various outdoor and recreational opportunities tbd.

13 — McClure River Kiwanis CAR SHOW — Details tbd.

AUGUST

3 — BACK TO SCHOOL BASH at Splash! in the Park

30 – September 2 — Annual TRI-STATE GOSPEL SING

SEPTEMBER

August 30 – 2 — Annual TRI-STATE GOSPEL SING

7 — BREAKS ULTRA MARATHON

OCTOBER

Looking for great fall colors? Our SPECTACULAR FALL FOLIAGE generally peaks in mid- to late-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.

18-19 — HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR will include a campsite decorating contest, costume contest, campground trick or treat and more.

26 — PIKE COUNTY EXTENSION’S “HOMEMAKING IN THE MOUNTAINS” annual regional craft event held in the Rhododendron Conference Center.

NOVEMBER

9 — RUSSELL FORK BLUEGRASS SHOW Details tbd.

22 — THANKSGIVING DINNER Details will be provided once available.

DECEMBER

1 — BRUNCH WITH SANTA at our Rhododendron Restaurant.

ELK TOURS

Elk Tours will be held on select dates during March, April, May, August, September, and October. Tickets are $35 each for adults, and $20 for children 12 and under. Seating on the bus is limited, and reservations are required. Tickets can be purchased by calling (276) 865-4413 ext. 3201 or (276) 865-4413 ext. 3213. Tours will be offered on the following dates. All tours are on Saturday unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

Though most park events are scheduled from April through October, lodging is open year round. The conference center is also available throughout the year.
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