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Elk Knob Community Headwaters Day

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 11:00am

Enjoy a day filled with live music, games, nature activities, hikes, wagon rides, craft and cultural demonstrations, hands-on activities, history and FOOD! Please bring a dish of food to share and join us between 11 am and 3 pm for our 14th Annual Elk Knob Headwaters Community Day sponsored by the Elk Knob Community Heritage Organization (EKCHO, Inc.).

NC WRC Mountain Streams

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:00am

Learn about the techniques used in the field to study our mountain streams and the fish and wildlife that inhabit them. Workshop will include actual survey and identification of fish and aquatic insects. We will also learn about trout management in NC, with an emphasis on Brook Trout populations, and discuss some of the factors affecting our mountain waterways.

Snacks for the Birds

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 01/13/2018 - 2:00pm

During this drop-in program at the Park Office, we will be making bird feeders using peanut butter, bird seed and pinecones while we discuss the importance of NOT feeding wild animals…except for the birds. This will be offered between 2 pm and 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 13. You will be able to take your birdfeeders home.

Natural Pigments

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 04/28/2018 - 1:00pm

Come see the different colors you can find in nature.  Learn the process of creating your own natural pigments.  Experiment with different colors.  Meet at the outdoor amphitheater.  Wear clothes you don’t mind getting stained.  Program may be held indoors in case of inclement weather.
 
 

Wildflower Hike

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 05/19/2018 - 1:00pm

Come walk with a ranger along the Beech Tree Trail to see all things blooming.  Learn the names of the flowers and something about their nature.  Meet at the trailhead parking lot.
 

Skins & Skulls

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 02/18/2018 - 2:00pm

Drop in and check out the skins and skulls of animals that are found in this area.  A ranger will be on hand to answer questions.  At park office.
 

Skins & Skulls

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 02/10/2018 - 11:00am

Drop in and check out the skins and skulls of animals that are found in this area.  A ranger will be on hand to answer questions.  At park office.
 

Skins & Skulls

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 01/28/2018 - 2:00pm

Drop in and check out the skins and skulls of animals that are found in this area.  A ranger will be on hand to answer questions.  At park office.
 

Skins & Skulls

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 01/21/2018 - 1:00pm

Drop in and check out the skins and skulls of animals that are found in this area. A ranger will be on hand to answer questions. At park office.