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Tree ID Hike

Tree ID Hike

A lot of the resource management decisions made at the park are based on the existing landscape and how it can be restored. Trees are an integral component of the ecosystem and there is great interest in learning how to identify them. Park Ranger Clay Veasey will lead this hike along the Sandy Cliff Overlook Trail and explain how to use bark patterns, seeds, nuts and cones and fallen leaves and needles to figure out what trees are towering above. Meet at the Catawba River Area breezeway at 2 p.m.

Date of Event: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location: 
Catawba River Area - Park Office

Lake James State Park

7321 NC Hwy 126
NeboNC 28761
Latitude: 35.750378
Longitude: -81.892075

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Day-use areas at Paddy's Creek and Catawba River:
December - February: 7am - 7pm
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November: 7am - 8pm

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