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First Day Discovery Hike

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First Day Discovery Hike

Start the year off in the outdoors! Join a park ranger for a four mile hike around Jones Lake! We will be hiking the Bay Trail which travels through several habitats that are found around Carolina Bays.  Discussion on the hike will include the history of Jones Lake State Park and the flora and fauna. Participants should meet at the Visitor Center at 10:00 am for this program. Please bring bug spray, water, and hiking shoes. This event is free of charge and is open to the general public. Contact the park office at (910) 588-4550 with any questions.

Date of Event: 
Monday, January 1, 2018 - 10:00am
Start Location: 
Visitor Center

Jones Lake State Park

4117 Hwy 242 N
ElizabethtownNC 28337
Latitude: 34.682743
Longitude: -78.595420

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