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National Trails Day Workshop

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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 10:00am

National Trails Day Workshop

Appropriate for ages 16 and up; participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No pets please.
Have you ever been hiking and wondered how trails are constructed and maintained? Perhaps you’ve wanted to volunteer to help and didn’t know how? Well we have a great opportunity for you! What better way to spend National Trails Day 2019 than by expanding your knowledge and donating some time to our trails! Join Ranger Musumarra for this 5-hour program dedicated to teaching an introduction to trail maintenance! The program will begin with an overview of trail maintenance procedures and will progress to working on the trail. Total hiking distance will be less than 3 miles round trip. Please come prepared with water and food, sturdy boots, and clothing you don’t mind getting dirty. Gloves, eye protection, and tools will be provided for you. This program is suitable for ages 16 and up, participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please leave pets at home. Meet at the Profile Trail Parking Area at 10:00am.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

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

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
3 Miles Roundtrip, slow to moderate pace, 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