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Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
Trails
Great Blue Heron Loop
Location: Iron Ore Belt Access
Description: The loop is 3.2 miles and the connector trail from the parking lot to the trail is .35 miles one way. This moderate trail follows the contours, slowly going down to the wetlands and slowly back up.
Point of Interest: Wanders through hardwood forests and along wetlands of the Haw River. There are several veins of iron ore along the ridge lines resulting in peddle to boulder size rocks. Iron in the rocks are very evident with deep red hues.
Length:
3.20 miles
Round Trip
Difficulty:
Moderate
Blaze:
Red/Orange Squares (Connector trail is white circles.)(
Surface: Natural surface
Contact:
6068 N. Church Street
GreensboroNC 27455
336.342.6163
haw.river@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 36.237177
Longitude: -79.785287

Park Hours:

Open seven days a week with the following seasonal gate hours:

Nov - Feb:  8am - 6pm
March, April, May, Sept and Oct: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm

Closed Christmas Day