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After Thanksgiving Ramble

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After Thanksgiving Ramble

All ages welcome; children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No pets please.  

This year, you can be thankful for the opportunity to join a ranger on a refreshing hike after our nation's favorite feast day!  We’ll hike three miles, round trip, on the lower Profile Trail. The terrain is easy to moderate with several small hill climbs, uneven and rocky natural trail tread; muddy if wet. Wear closed-toe hiking shoes, dress for the weather, and prepare to be outside. Water and snacks recommended. You may bring field guides, cameras, binoculars.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Start Location: 
Profile Trail Parking Area, 4198 Hwy 105 S., Banner Elk, NC 28604

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
3 Mile Round Trip; Moderate Terrain

9872 N.C. 105 S.
Suite #6
Banner Elk, NC 28604



Map of North Carolina

GPS: 36.111200, -81.811140


November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, May, September, October: 8am - 8pm
June, July, August: 8am - 9pm

To accommodate early hikes, park gates are not closed on a daily basis; however, they may close due to weather conditions.

OFFICE HOURS:  The state park office is open Monday through Friday, 8am - 4:30pm. You may contact our office during business hours or after hours; leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9
Linville, NC 28646