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Jockeys Ridge State Park
10/25/2017 - 4:00pm to 11/05/2017 - 5:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chimney Rock State Park
11/05/2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
 
Falls Lake State Recreation Area
11/05/2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
 
Hanging Rock State Park
11/05/2017 - 10:45am to 11:30am
 
 
Dismal Swamp State Park
11/05/2017 - 11:00am
 
 
Lake James State Park
11/05/2017 - 12:45pm
 
 
Morrow Mountain State Park
11/05/2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
 
 
Dismal Swamp State Park
11/05/2017 - 2:00pm
 
Grandfather Mountain State Park
11/05/2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
 
South Mountains State Park
11/05/2017 - 2:00pm
 
South Mountains State Park
11/05/2017 - 2:00pm
 
Hanging Rock State Park
11/05/2017 - 2:00pm
 
 
Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
11/05/2017 - 3:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Event List

NC State Parks has joined the initiative to get women and girls on trails all across North America. Over the next year we want to encourage women to bring female friends and family to hike a trail at least once a month.
 
What better way to get started than joining a park ranger for a leisurely hike along the 1.42-mile Piedmont Loop Trail.  The hike is easy to moderate and takes... more

Date of Event:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Start Location:
Main Lodge at the Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center

This will be an program design to teach volunteers how to look for, what to look for and solutions on how to fix hiking trail issues.  We will be discussing trail issues but also working to resolve those issues on Lassiter Trail.  Bring hiking shoes/boots and a pair of work gloves.  For more information contact the park office at 252 357 1191.   

Date of Event:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:45pm
Start Location:
Merchants Millpond State Park A.B. Coleman Picnic Area

As spring approaches, some of our slithery friends can be found basking in the sun.  Take this opportunity to learn about our native snakes.  We will cover venomous vs non-venomous snakes and some basic identification techniques.  We will be using live snakes throughout parts of the program.  Please meet in the visitor center.

Date of Event:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

How dangerous are black bears?  Can we coexist?  Why are black bears so unique?  What should I do if I see a black bear?  The program will begin at 2:00 pm in the Visitor Center.
 
 

Date of Event:
Repeats every 2 weeks every Saturday until Sat Mar 24 2018.
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a Park Ranger for a short, informative hike from the Visitor Center to the Lake Bath House.  We'll discuss the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps in the park and see first-hand impacts of their important work.  Pictures and artifacts will be on-hand as well.  Approximate length of program is 45 minutes.  In case of inclement weather, program will be held in the Visitor Center... more

Date of Event:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 2:30pm
Start Location:
Front of Visitor Center

Enjoy a ranger-led boat ride over to Huggins Island to learn and explore about the unique history that has shaped this maritime island over the years.  You will get a chance to see and explore one of the Atlantic coast’s better preserved earthwork fortification and how it played a role in the American Civil War.  We will also look at other generations that have utilized this island over the... more

Date of Event:
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Appropriate for all ages; children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Please no pets. | 2-mile hike round trip. 
When you walk through the woods, what do you see? Most of us see the plants, animals and nonliving objects but fail to read the story behind these. If you know what to look for and how to ‘read’ the forest you get a glimpse into the past and understand the how... more

Date of Event:
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Boone Fork Parking Area (Just north of the 300 Milepost on Blue Ridge Parkway) (GPS: 36.120076, -81.781358)

Get Hooked! Join a volunteer angler at the Visitor Center at 2:00 pm for an introductory class on fly fishing.  Please bring all personal equipment available.  Classes may vary based on interest and skill level of the participants.   North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission fishing regulations still  apply.
 
 

Date of Event:
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Mar 25 2018.
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a ranger for a short hike and learn about North Carolina's state reptile, the eastern box turtle.  We will participate in several activities along the lake trail before performing a scientific search for turtles in the park.  Wear sturdy shoes and bring water to drink if needed.  Approximate length of program is one hour.
 

Date of Event:
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 2:30pm
Start Location:
Front of Lake Bath House

Join a park ranger to learn about the NC Parks Junior Ranger program and what it takes to earn a Weymouth Woods Jr. Ranger patch and certificate. We'll go over the activity booklet and we'll even do one of the activities together so you can get one step closer to becoming a North Carolina Junior Park Ranger! (Most appropriate for children ages 6-12)

Date of Event:
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center Auditorium
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