Come learn about the many animals that call Elk Knob home. Meet at the park office.
Events and Programs
Elk Knob State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful.
Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.
Try watercolor painting with pigments from nature. Wear clothes you don't mind getting stained. Meet at the park office.
Come learn about some of the local birds and make a pinecone feeder with peanutbutter and seeds to help birds make it the last stretch until spring. Meet in the park office.
Explore the nature of natural pigments. Discover the art of paint making, create your own paint from objects in nature, and alter pigments to create more colors with various substances. Event will be moved indoors in case of inclement weather. Meet at the outdoor amphitheater just off the trailhead parking lot.