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Fire Ecology Hike

A view of the river at New River State Park
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Fire Ecology Hike

FIRE!  Is all forest fires bad for the forest?  Does a forest fire totally destroy the forest?  Meet with a Ranger at the 221 Visitor Center to go on a short hike through a recent prescribed burn area and learn about the outcomes and what it does for the forest ecology.  Please be prepared for a hike during the warmer summer afternoon and bring a bottle of water and wear appropriate hiking attire.  
 

Date of Event: 
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location: 
Hwy 221 Access - Visitor Center
Contact:

New River State Park

358 New River State Park Road
Laurel SpringsNC 28644
Phone336-982-2587
new.river@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 36.467680
Longitude: -81.340350

Park Hours:

Wagoner Access & US 221 Access
December - February: 7am - 7pm
March, April, October: 7am - 9pm
May - September: 7am - 10pm
November: 7am - 8pm
Closed Christmas Day

Visitor Center & Office
8am - 5pm week days
10am - 4pm weekends
Closed Christmas Day

Kings Creek Access 
Closed November 1st thru March 31st. Re-opens April 1st.
Hours of operation are: 
April, October: 8am - 8pm
May - September: 8am - 9pm