Rangers hold regularly scheduled educational and interpretive programs about Merchants Millpond State Park. Check the Events calendar for more information.
To arrange a special exploration of Merchants Millpond State Park for your group or class, contact the park office.
Educational materials about Merchants Millpond State Park have been developed for grades 4-6 and are correlated to North Carolina's competency-based curriculum in science, social studies, mathematics and English/language arts. The Merchants Millpond program introduces students to basic animal characteristics, focusing on the beaver. Majors concepts covered include adaptation, habitat, beaver-human similarities, animal signs and stewardship. Accompanying the program is a teacher's booklet and workshop, free of charge to educators.