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First Day Hike

First Day Hike

Start your year off on the right foot!  Join a park ranger for our annual First Day Hike.  We will hike approximately 2 miles along Bennetts Creek Trail.  Be sure to dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes for the hike.  For more information call the Visitor Center at (252)357-1191.

Date of Event: 
Monday, January 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Start Location: 
Visitor Center

Merchants Millpond State Park

176 Millpond Road
GatesvilleNC 27938
Latitude: 36.437105
Longitude: -76.701580

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March and October: 8am - 8pm
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8:00 am – 5:00 pm
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8:00 am – 6:30 pm