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Elk Knob State Park

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.

Skins and Skulls

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 03/24/2018 - 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 from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.  either at the park office or at the traihead parking lot if the weather is nice.
 

Skins and Skulls

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 03/04/2018 - 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 from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.  either at the park office or at the trailhead if the weather is nice.
 

Bird Song

Elk Knob State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 03/17/2018 - 1:00pm

Do you have trouble finding those birds in your binoculars?  Figure out who they are by their song.
Many birds have a unique signature sound you can use to strengthen your identification skills.  Meet at the park office.
 

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.