Mid-Atlantic Region

From the Appalachian Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay, the Mid-Atlantic region offers limitless landscapes for kids to enjoy. The following sites in the Mid-Atlantic Region are participating in the Let’s Move Outside! Adventure Passport:

Pisgah National Forest

Banner Elk, NC 28604

The Pisgah National Forest is a land of mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls, and heavily forested slopes. Comprised of over 500,000 acres, the Pisgah is primarily a hardwood forest with white-water rivers, waterfalls and hundreds of miles of trails.

Click here to download the activity sheet for Pisgah National Forest

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park

1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Preserving America's early transportation history, the C&O Canal began as a dream of passage to Western wealth. Operating for nearly 100 years the canal was a lifeline for communities along the Potomac River as coal, lumber and agricultural products floated down the waterway to market. Today it endures as a pathway for discovering historical, natural and recreational treasures!

Click here to download the activity sheet for Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park

Cradle of Forestry

11250 Pisgah Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

Continuing a legacy of forest conservation history, the Cradle of Forestry offers a snap shot of life at America’s first school of Forestry along the Biltmore Campus Trail. You can also take a picturesque walk along the Forest Festival Trail complete with a restored 1915 logging locomotive, or take a ride with firefighters aboard a helicopter on their way to a roaring fire in the wilds of Idaho in the Forest Discovery Center Exhibit Hall.

Click here to download the activity sheet for Cradle of Forestry

Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR)

818 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, DE 19901

The DNERR has two main components both located in Delaware, the Blackbird Creek Reserve in Townsend and the St. Jones Reserve in Dover. These sites include both brackish and freshwater estuaries, and represent the diverse estuarine ecosystems found throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Click here to download the activity sheet for Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNEERR)

Seneca Rocks, Monongahela National Forrest

Intersection of Route 33 and Route 55 in West Virginia

The Seneca Rocks Discovery Center is located at the base of Seneca Rocks on the Monongahela National Forest. It has an outstanding and majestic view of the vertical wall of Seneca Rocks dominating the scene. It is a great place to start your visit of the area.

Click here to download the activity sheet for Seneca Rocks

Raystown Lake

6145 Seven Points Road, Hesston, PA 16647

Raystown Lake is a reservoir in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, and is the largest lake in the state. The original lake was built by the Simpson family of Huntingdon as a hydroelectric project.

Click here to download the activity sheet for Raystown Lake


The list of participating sites will continue to grow. Bookmark this page and come back soon to see what new locations have been added!

To download the Let’s Move Outside! Adventure Passport, click here.


Make your own Activity Sheet

Are you a State or local park, school, or parent who wants to make your own Activity Sheet? Click here to download a blank activity sheet you can create on your own! Don’t forget a stamp or sticker to reward successful completion of the activities!


Contact Us

If you have comments or suggestions on ways to improve the Adventure Passport, please send them to: youth@ios.doi.gov.


Additional Information

 

For more information on the Let’s Move! Initiative, please visit Let's Move! website