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Winter Tree Identification

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Winter Tree Identification

Join a Park Ranger at Grandfather Mountain State Park for a short hike along the Profile Trail to learn how to identify local trees without the aid of leaves.  Participants should be dresses for the weather conditions and are encouraged to bring field guides and binoculars.  This hike is appropriate for all ages.  Children must be accompanied by an adult and please leave pets at home.

Date of Event: 
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Start Location: 
Profile Trail Parking Area (4198 Hwy 105 South)

Grandfather Mountain State Park

9872 Hwy 105 S (Suite #6)
Banner ElkNC 28604
Latitude: 36.111200
Longitude: -81.811140

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November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, May, September, October: 8am - 8pm
June, July, August: 8am - 9pm

To accommodate early hikes, park gates are not closed on a daily basis; however, they may close due to weather conditions.

OFFICE HOURS:  The state park office is open Monday through Friday, 8am - 4:30pm. You may contact our office during business hours or after hours; leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9
Linville, NC 28646