The 40th annual Nature Wonder Wild Food Weekendtakes place this fall between September 21 and 23 near Cairo, West Virginia. Join the longest running annual wild food event in North America. Held every Fall since it's inception in 1968, this event provides education and experience finding, processing, and feasting on edible wild plants and other foragables in a beautiful park setting in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
West Virginia's North Bend State Park has been the home of Nature Wonder Weekend since the beginning. The Park is located in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. Accomodations are available within the Park in a lodge and in several rustic cabins which are surrounded by Eastern woodland forests, miles and miles of hiking trails, a lake, a duck pond and the winding North Fork of the Hughes River. North Bend has a 305 acre recreational lake. It is a great fishing area. The Park also offers an outdoor pool, tennis courts, and picnic areas. The Park is about 25 miles East of Parkersburg, West Virginia. It can be reached via State Route 14 from Cairo, or State Route 5 from Harrisville.