Discover the Richness of Nature’s Simplicity

Nature Wonder Weekend 2024
September 20-22, 2024
North Bend State Park – Cairo, West Virginia
Cost: $35

Grow your bond with nature in West Virginia at the 55th Annual Nature Wonder Weekend, hosted by the National Wild Foods Association. At this event, you’ll learn how to identify and forage wild edible foods and prepare them after they are harvested. Each participant must be registered to participate in weekend activities.

To learn more about Nature Wonder Weekend 2024, clicking the button below and send us an email.

Contests and Social Hour

To showcase some of the most creative wild food dishes, Nature Wonder Weekend also includes the Annual Wood-Faust National Wild Foods Association Wild Foods Contest. Participants will be tasked to provide a recipe for a dish or drink comprised of natural ingredients sourced from West Virginia – for a panel of judges to crown a winner. Segments include the Hazel Wood Commemorative Wild Foods Contest, Best Wild Cake and Edelene Wood Wild Friendship Cup.

Lodging & Meals


Two nights lodge room per person:

Double occupancy – $85

Single occupancy – $170


Full meal package (five lodge restaurant meals) – $100

Meal Package (no Saturday dinner) – $85

Saturday lunch and dinner only – $40

Children’s meal package (ages 7-11) – $72


Wendy L. Greene

Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs

(304) 558-2754

Amy J. Larch

Executive Secretary, Division of Natural Resources

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