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Lake James State Park

Boat Tour

Lake James State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 10:00am

Experience the fall foliage season from a unique perspective by boating around beautiful Lake James. Join Ranger Clay Veasey aboard the park patrol boat as we seek out the reds, golds, purples, and oranges of autumn. Only eight spaces are available and pre-registration is required. Call the park office at 828-584-7728 to save your spot. Meet at the East Picnic Shelter at 9:45 a.m.

Boat Tour

Lake James State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 10/28/2018 - 10:00am

Experience the fall foliage season from a unique perspective by boating around beautiful Lake James. Join Ranger Earl Weaver aboard the park patrol boat as we seek out the reds, golds, purples, and oranges of autumn. Only eight spaces are available and pre-registration is required. Call the park office at 828-584-7728 to save your spot. Meet at the East Picnic Shelter at 9:45 a.m.

Canoe Excursion

Lake James State Park
Date of Event: 
Thu, 10/25/2018 - 10:00am

The tranquility of paddling a canoe on a quiet morning is one of life's simple pleasures. Discover the beauty of Lake James State Park from the water with Park Ranger Kevin Bischof. Whether you're an expert paddler or you don't know the difference between starboard and port, we'll provide the equipment and instruction to make it a memorable morning.

Autumn Birdwatching Hike

Lake James State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 8:00am

Bird migration is in full swing and it’s time to go watch the spectacle. The Paddy’s Creek parking area offers just the right mix of open water, shoreline woods and fields to see lots of species in a morning. Join Ranger Jamie Cameron for an exciting afternoon. We’ll start at 8 a.m. from the Paddy’s Creek Area bathhouse breezeway. Bring binoculars and a field guide if you have them.

Exploring the River Section

Lake James State Park
Date of Event: 
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:00pm

Most tours of Lake James State Park stick to well-worn trails and lake overlooks. This field trip promises to be different, as Park Ranger Clay Veasey leads an intrepid group of explorers down into the inaccessible “River Section” of the park. Scouting forays have shown the area to be a haven for birds, reptiles and amphibians, mammals and all other manners of wildlife.

Canoe Excursion

Lake James State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 10:00am

The tranquility of paddling a canoe on a quiet morning is one of life's simple pleasures. Discover the beauty of Lake James State Park from the water with Park Ranger Kevin Bischof. Whether you're an expert paddler or you don't know the difference between starboard and port, we'll provide the equipment and instruction to make it a memorable morning.

Boat Tour

Lake James State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 10:00am

Experience the fall foliage season from a unique perspective by boating around beautiful Lake James. Join Ranger Earl Weaver aboard the park patrol boat as we seek out the reds, golds, purples, and oranges of autumn. Only eight spaces are available and pre-registration is required. Call the park office at 828-584-7728 to save your spot. Meet at the East Picnic Shelter at 9:45 a.m.

Boat Tour

Lake James State Park
Date of Event: 
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:00am

Experience the fall foliage season from a unique perspective by boating around beautiful Lake James. Join Ranger Earl Weaver aboard the park patrol boat as we seek out the reds, golds, purples, and oranges of autumn. Only eight spaces are available and pre-registration is required. Call the park office at 828-584-7728 to save your spot. Meet at the East Picnic Shelter at 9:45 a.m.