Celebrations of Hibernations


A snowy winter finally arrived along the Cacapon River. The first snow that covers the mountainsides and riverbanks never seems to get old. We love going sledding and building snowmen with our families. But how about shoveling all the heavy snow, or waking up to an ice-covered driveway? Or when the below-zero temperatures kill your car battery? 

After weeks of frigid weather, the thrill is gone. We’re now impatiently waiting for spring—only 53 days to go, but who’s counting? And since you can’t actually hibernate through the rest of winter, we thought you’d like to hear about how three of our favorite animals avoid the winter blues along the Cacapon River. Read more