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Take a "FIRST" Hike

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Take a "FIRST" Hike

Start the New Year with some fresh air! Join one of the many "first hikes" in a beautiful North Carolina State Park. Join a park ranger for an informal hike down the Hickory Trail. We will begin at the Park's Visitor Center and return there for a 1.5-mile hike to the river and back. This is a moderate hike.  Wear Sturdy shoes and bring water.

Please call the park office to register for this hike or for more information. 336-982-2587.

Date of Event: 
Monday, January 1, 2018 - 10:00am
Start Location: 
US Hwy 221 Access Visitor Center

New River State Park

358 New River State Park Road
Laurel SpringsNC 28644
Latitude: 36.467680
Longitude: -81.340350

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