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To Build a Fire

To Build a Fire

Fire is one of the cornerstones of human civilization that many of us take for granted in today's modern lifestyle.  Could you build a fire if necessary?  Join a Park Ranger at Grandfather Mountain State Park to learn techniques of fire building and emergency fire starting for camping, heating, or survival.  Appropriate for ages 7 and up.  Children must be accompanied by an adult and please leave pets at home.

Date of Event: 
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Start Location: 
Profile Trail Parking Area (4198 Hwy 105 South)

Grandfather Mountain State Park

9872 Hwy 105 S (Suite #6)
Banner ElkNC 28604
Latitude: 36.111200
Longitude: -81.811140

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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