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Story Walk - Diary of a Spider Jockeys Ridge State Park 11/06/2017 - 8:00am to 11/19/2017 - 5:00pm
 
 
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Fort Macon State Park
11/13/2017 - 9:00am
 
 
 
 
Fort Macon State Park
11/13/2017 - 11:00am
 
 
Lake James State Park
11/13/2017 - 12:45pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Event List

Meet in the fort entrance for a guided tour of Fort Macon.  Tours last approximately 45 minutes and are held Monday - Friday at 11:00.

Date of Event:
Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Wed Feb 28 2018.
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Fort

Enjoy a boat ride over to Bear Island and learn about one of North Carolina's hidden treasures.  You will be able to explore and discover about some of nature's wonders and maybe even collect some beach souvenirs!  DRESS FOR THE WEATHER! OPTIONAL:  Bring your own binoculars if you have them.

Seating is limited; REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the park office: 910-326-4881

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Date of Event:
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Meet in the fort entrance for a guided tour of Fort Macon.  Tours last approximately 45 minutes and are held Monday - Friday at 11:00.

Date of Event:
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Fort

Do you like navigating through a forest with a compass and map--or have never done so but would like to try? If so, join Ranger Fields and learn about pacing, compass reading, using a map to navigate to various points, and more around the Rockefeller House. Please wear hiking shoes, pants, and long sleeves for this event. You must sign up for this free event by calling the park office. We will... more

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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 1:00pm
Start Location:
Welcome Center

Bring your children for a fun filled enviromental scavenger hunt. Weather permitting.

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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 3:00pm
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A Loop Washouse in the A Loop of the Family Campground.

February evenings can be cold, but if you bundle up to brave the frigid air you will be rewarded with the sparkling gems in the sky. Lake James State Park Superintendent Nora Coffey will be co-hosting with the Catawba Valley Astronomy Club for a night of star gazing. Learn some basic star gazing tips and take home your own star chart. There will be telescopes and binoculars set up for viewing ... more

Date of Event:
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Start Location:
Paddy's Creek Area - Upper Concession Stand Parking Lot

 Join a park ranger for a hike through the bay forest at Jones Lake State Park and "discover" why this environment is unique.  Discussion on the hike will include the flora and fauna of the forest, and why Carolina Bays are important.  Participants should meet at the Visitor Center at 10:00 am for this program. Please bring bug spray, water, and hiking shoes.  This event is free of charge and... more

Date of Event:
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Meet at the visitor center to learn all about the life and biology of black bears by taking a virtual tour of Eastern North Carolina.  You will discover when and where is the best place to view these sometimes-elusive animals.

Date of Event:
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join us for our monthly Read with a Ranger program. Our reading program is for children in kindergarten through third grade, but all ages are welcome. The month of February we will be learning about butterflies and moths! We will be reading Hurry and the Monarch By: Antoine O Flatharta, a tale about the great Monarch migration. After story time we will talk about the differences... more

Date of Event:
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:30am
Start Location:
Lodge

Enjoy a leisurely walk along the Hemlock Nature Trail, and learn about some of the many plant species that stay green all year long. 
 

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Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Feb 24 2018.
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Jacob Fork Parking Area
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