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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Join us for sun-themed solar eclipse viewing party! Special viewing glasses will be available to allow you to safely experience this rare event. We'll have crafts and activities set up as well, so bring the kids along. You can stop by anytime between 1-4 pm and stay as long as you like. We do, however, request that you call the office and let us know how many people are in your group so that we can plan accordingly for supplies.

  • Solar Eclipse
Date of Event: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Start Location: 
Visitor Center

Dismal Swamp State Park

2294 US 17 North
South MillsNC 27976
Latitude: 36.505700
Longitude: -76.355100

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November - February: 8am - 5pm 
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Weekdays: 8am - 4:30pm
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