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Guided Balsam Nature Trail Hike

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Guided Balsam Nature Trail Hike

Join a ranger on our Balsam Trail to learn about the natural history behind Mt. Mitchell and to get an overall understanding of the ecology and wildlife found at the Highest Peak. 

Date of Event: 
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
Start Location: 
Upper Summit Parking Lot

Mount Mitchell State Park

2388 State Highway 128
BurnsvilleNC 28714
Latitude: 35.752800
Longitude: -82.273700

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November - February: 7am - 6pm
March, April: - 7am - 8pm
September, October: 7am - 9pm
May - August: 7am - 10pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office Hours:
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Museum Hours
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Restaurant Hours: 
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September 1 - October 31, 10am - 7pm daily

Concession Stand / Gift Shop:
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