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Snakes

Jones Lake State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/22/2018 - 10:00am

Ever wonder what snakes’ species are at home in eastern North Carolina? Which ones are venomous? Join a park ranger at the Visitor Center in exploring the various snakes in this area and the other unique species found throughout our great state. Participants should meet at the Jones Lake State Park Visitor Center at 10:00 am.  Call the park office @ (910) 588-4550 for more information.

Christmas Tree Cookie Ornaments

Jones Lake State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/15/2018 - 10:00am

Join us as we recycle fallen timber and turn them into beautiful tree ornaments.  We will discuss the types of trees used to make the ornaments and teach you how to age the tree cookie as well.  These ornaments make wonderful gifts and lovely décor for Christmas trees or wall hangings.

Snakes

Jones Lake State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/01/2018 - 10:00am

Ever wonder what snakes’ species are at home in eastern North Carolina? Which ones are venomous? Join a park ranger at the Visitor Center in exploring the various snakes in this area and the other unique species found throughout our great state. Participants should meet at the Jones Lake State Park Visitor Center at 3:00 pm.  Call the park office @ (910) 588-4550 for more information.

All About Bears

Jones Lake State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 12/09/2018 - 2:00pm

Join a park ranger for a discussion on Jones Lake's largest mammal......the black bear.  Learn about the biology and habits of the king of the forest.  Participants should meet at the Jones Lake State Park Visitor Center at 3:00 pm. This program is free to the public.  If you have any questions, please call the park office @ (910) 588-4550.

Awesome Owls

Jones Lake State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 11/17/2018 - 10:00am

Meet at the park's visitor center to learn about the many species of owls living throughout southeastern North Carolina.  We will cover identification tips, habitats, life spans, and diets.  

Discovery Hike

Jones Lake State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 04/28/2018 - 10:00am

Join a park ranger for a hike through the bay forest at Jones Lake State Park and "discover" why this environment is unique.  Discussion on the hike will include the flora and fauna of the forest, and why Carolina Bays are important.  Participants should meet at the Visitor Center at 10:00 am for this program.

Intro to Carolina Bays

Jones Lake State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 04/21/2018 - 10:00am

Join a park ranger and learn about the geological mysteries of the Carolina Bays. Formation theories and the natural communities associated with Carolina Bays will be discussed. Participants should meet at the Jones Lake State Park Visitor Center at 10:00am.  Call the Park office at 910-588-4550 for more information. This event is free of charge and open to the general public.
 

Jones Lake Canoe Hike

Jones Lake State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 04/07/2018 - 10:00am

Join a ranger at 10 am for a guided paddle around Jones Lake. This program will be limited to 11 people.  You will need to call the park office at (910)588-4550 to reserve a seat.

Jones Lake Easter Egg Hunt

Jones Lake State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 03/31/2018 - 11:00am

Jones Lake State Park will have an Easter egg hunt Saturday, March 31, 2018 beginning at 11 a.m. Pre-registration is required by Friday, March 23, 2018. Call (910) 588-4550 or stop by the park’s visitor center located off N.C. 242 to register. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by Friends of the Bay Lakes.