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Shoot for The Moon!

A dark view of Mount Mitchell State Park

Shoot for The Moon!

Meet with the Naturalist to learn more about our nearest space object, the Moon! We will be able to see our Moon during the day time and learn about how the moon formed and why it is very important to Earth.

Date of Event: 
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Start Location: 
Upper Summit Parking Lot

Mount Mitchell State Park

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

Map of North Carolina


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March, April: - 7am - 8pm
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Closed Christmas Day

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