Let's begin at the Visitors Center. The Dingmans Falls Visitors Center is 100% kid friendly. Kids and adults alike can get a hands on approach by visiting one (or all) of the many exhibits. After you are finished examining the different displays, kids can pick up a Junior Ranger Activity Booklet and/or a Junior Naturalist Activity Booklet. The booklets allow children to explore and learn about the natural areas of the park. As they hike, children can fill in the answers to a series of questions from the booklet. Once the hike and the questions are completed, the children can return to the Visitors Center to receive a Junior Naturalist badge. The park offers many different programs for you and your family to participate in.
In addition to the gorgeous waterfalls, one of my favorite features is the boardwalk style trail. This makes it "stroller accessible" and easy for toddlers who want to walk but need a flat and smooth surface to do so. I already know that Nicholas would have a blast walking through the shady trees of the forest.The particular morning I visited, the sunlight was splintering through the trees and the morning fog was rolling off of the creek. It sounds beautiful, doesn't it? I highly suggest you see it for yourself. I can guarantee you will not be disappointed. Until next time... Celebrate family, friends, and traditions.