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Geology of Gorges

Twin Falls at Gorges State Park
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Upcoming Events:

Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 11:00am
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 1:00pm
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 9:45am

Geology of Gorges

Join a Ranger to understand the beauty and uniqueness of the area in relation to the escarpment. Escarpments defines Gorges Geology and why there are so many waterfalls on the Southwestern side of NC.

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
Date of Event: 
Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:45pm
Start Location: 
Visitor Center

Gorges State Park

976 Grassy Ridge Road
SapphireNC 28774
Phone(828) 966-9099, Caution: GPS directions in this area of the state are not reliable.
Latitude: 35.096000
Longitude: -82.951000

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General Park Hours
7am to 9pm

Picnic Areas
8am to 7:30pm

Visitor Center
Monday - Sunday
9am to 5pm