Nature Backpacks

I Love Virginia State Parks : Survival Skills Backpack

Explore your backyard or any Virginia State Park - for free - with this backpack stuffed full of nature discovery tools!  Each backpack comes with an optional park pass that allows free access to any Virginia State Park. Pick-up the park pass at the Circulation Desk.  Backpacks are available at all 3 library locations.

What's Inside Each Backpack?

  • Park pass for free access to any Virginia State Park. This is optional and you can pick-up the pass at the Circulation Desk.
  • Pocket naturalist guides
  • Port-a-bug field observation container
  • Magnifying lens
  • Binoculars
  • Map and Compass
  • Journal and Pen Set
  • Dip Net
  • Discovery activities guides
  • 3 Week borrowing for card holders
  • No renewals
  • Cannot be returned in library book drops
  • Replacement fees may apply if items are lost


Girl Inspecting Backpack


The Survival Skills Backpacks are curated by the VA State Parks, Library of VA, and Science Museum of VA.