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Take a stroll with a ranger to learn about the beautiful wildflowers that are blooming here at Mt. Mitchell and few species blooming on the Parkway. Be prepared for a short hike on the Balsam Nature Trail. 

Date of Event: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 2:00pm

Start Location: 
Upper Summit Parking Lot

2388 N.C. 128
Burnsville, NC 28714

Office: 828-675-4611
Restaurant: 828-675-1888


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GPS: 35.7528, -82.2737


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