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Marching Through MARCH

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 03/18/2018 - 3:00pm

Join the 100 Mile Challenge!  North Carolina State Parks challenges you to complete 100 miles of physical activity through running, walking, biking, paddling, riding, swimming or rolling. Rack up some miles today and join a park ranger for a 3.2-mile hike around Weymouth Woods.  Track your progress on the website nc10

Wildlings: Follow the Rainbow!

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sat, 03/17/2018 - 10:00am

Join our “Wildings” program series (geared for 6-10 year-olds) this St. Patrick’s Day on a scavenger hunt across the rainbow! We’ll see what colors can be found in the woods, but will we find the pot of gold at the end?!?

Become a Jr. Ranger!

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 03/11/2018 - 3:00pm

Join a park ranger to learn about the NC Parks Junior Ranger program and what it takes to earn a Weymouth Woods Jr. Ranger patch and certificate. We'll go over the activity booklet and we'll even do one of the activities together so you can get one step closer to becoming a North Carolina Junior Park Ranger! (Most appropriate for children ages 6-12)

Swimming Through a Story (For Wee-Ones!)

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 10:00am

2018 is NC State Parks’ Year of the Fish. Join us to learn about our finned friends as we go on a Story Walk around the 0.3-mile Bower’s Bog Trail. We’ll read a book that’s posted throughout the trail, and color a journal about fish as we go. This program is designed for 3 to 5-year-olds, and meant for parents to do with their children.

Pyxie-moss Hike

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 03/04/2018 - 3:00pm

Join us on a 1.5-mile guided hike on the Paint Hill tract to find the rare Sandhills Pyxie-moss, a species only known to exist in a handful of counties in the Carolinas! Typically, our first spring bloomer, we may get a sneak preview of the wildflower season to come. We will meet at the visitor center and carpool over to the other site, just a mile and a half down the road.

Night Hike

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Fri, 03/02/2018 - 6:30pm

Discover nature by moonlight! Listen to the sounds of the night as you walk along the trail.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Story Walk - What is a Fish?

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Thu, 03/08/2018 - 8:00am

We have a great way for you to celebrate North Carolina State Parks’ 2018 Year of the Fish! Head out to the Bower’s Bog Trail at Weymouth Woods for a Story Walk and discover the pages of the children’s book Catfish, Cod, Salmon, and Scrod: What is a Fish? along the trail. This is a self-led 0.3-mile adventure and can be done any time the park is open (8am to 8pm).

Party for the Pine

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sat, 04/21/2018 - 10:00am

Join us at the Boyd Tract (*parking at 555 E. Connecticut Ave in Southern Pines*) for a festival to celebrate the oldest known living longleaf pine! 470 Years Old this year! Food trucks, music, live animals, face painting, turpentine demonstrations, and hikes to the old tree are just the beginning of the fun you can have!