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NC Science Festival (Lichen or Not?)

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NC Science Festival (Lichen or Not?)

Meet park staff at the education classroom and learn to identify Lichens and the important role that Lichens play in an Alpine Forest. Be prepared for a short hike along the Balsam Nature Trail (Weather permitting).
Length: 1hr                                Location: Education Classroom

Date of Event: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
Start Location: 
Education Classroom

Mount Mitchell State Park

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

Park Hours:

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

Park Office Hours:
8am - 5pm Monday - Sunday, April - October
8am - 5pm Monday - Friday, November - March

Museum Hours
May - October: 10am - 6pm 

Restaurant Hours: 
May 1 - August 31, 10am - 8pm daily
September 1 - October 31, 10am - 7pm daily

Concession Stand / Gift Shop:
May - October, 10am - 6pm daily