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Mountain Herbs

Learn about the wild edible and medicinal plants of Sky Meadows State Park in Deleplane, Va!

Sky Meadows State Park provides a unique opportunity to explore the rich natural diversity of the region. Join professional outdoor instructor Tim MacWelch to learn about the remarkable wild edible and medicinal plants of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This full day hike explores native and non-native species of useful plants, and will conclude at the Log Cabin with a sample of the foods prepared from the wild. Each participant receives a full color copy of our Spring or Fall Mountain Herbs manual as a take-home reminder of the workshop.

Registration is $127/person (non-refundable). Parking is included in the registration fee. Course held rain or shine. Limited to 15 registrants (minimum 13 years of age). Bring water, dress in layers, and wear sturdy shoes. Proof of registration must be presented upon arrival at the Contact Station.


Spring Mountain Herbs: Saturday, May 4


Fall Mountain Herbs: Saturday, September 28


Times: each class runs 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Location: Meets at the Carriage Barn in Historic Area, Sky Meadows State Park 11012 Edmonds Ln., Delaplane, VA 20144

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