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Knot Tying 101

South Mountains State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 2:00pm

Knot tying is a fundamental skill for many tasks. Whether you are a beginning climber, backpacker or just want to learn a few knots.  Join a Ranger at the Visitor Center at 2:00 pm.
 

Where Am I? Map & Compass

South Mountains State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 2:00pm

Stop and put that cell phone down!  Join a Ranger at the Visitor Center at 2:00 pm for an introductory class on orienteering.  Each participant will learn how to use a map and compass, while navigating from point to point. 
 

Fly Fishing 101

South Mountains State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 10/21/2018 - 2:00pm

Get Hooked! Join a volunteer angler at the Clear Creek Access at 2:00 pm for an introductory class on fly fishing.  Please bring all personal equipment available.  Classes may vary based on interest and skill level of the participants.   North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission fishing regulations still apply.
 
 

Fly Fishing 101

South Mountains State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 10/07/2018 - 2:00pm
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 2:00pm
Sun, 10/28/2018 - 2:00pm

Get Hooked! Join a volunteer angler at the Visitor Center at 2:00 pm for an introductory class on fly fishing.  Please bring all personal equipment available.  Classes may vary based on interest and skill level of the participants.   North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission fishing regulations still apply.
 

 
 

Volunteer Trail Work Days at Clear Creek Access

Make your mark at the park in a positive way. Join park staff at Clear Creek Access to help build a new trail around the lake! Volunteers must contact the park office in advance by email or phone for planning purposes. Tools and equipment will be provided by park staff. Contact Ranger Leigh Ann Angle or Ranger Mark Sain for more information and to confirm attendance. leigh.angle@ncparks.gov or mark.sain@ncparks.gov or call park visitor center at 828-433-4772

Black Bears

South Mountains State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 03/10/2018 - 2:00pm
Sat, 03/24/2018 - 2:00pm

How dangerous are black bears?  Can we coexist?  Why are black bears so unique?  What should I do if I see a black bear?  The program will begin at 2:00 pm in the Visitor Center.
 
 

Wildflower Hike

South Mountains State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 04/14/2018 - 2:00pm
Sat, 04/28/2018 - 2:00pm

Join a Park Ranger for a wildflower walk along the Jacob Fork River.  These moderate hikes will begin at the Jacob Fork Parking Area and last approximately one hour.  Each hike will be about 0.75 miles long.  Current blooming wildflowers and other flora will be identified on this walk.