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Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve

Basic Orienteering

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 10/21/2018 - 3:00pm

Join a ranger to learn the basics of finding your way with a compass. The courses will be off trail so long pants, closed toe shoes, and insect repellent are recommended.

Fall Discovery Walk

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 3:00pm

Cooler temperatures, a spectacular array of wildflowers, and birds migrating all make early fall a wonderful time to be outside! Join a ranger for a 1.5-mile hike to enjoy these and other favorites of this beautiful season.

Going Batty! (For Wee-Ones)

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:00am

Fall is a fun time to talk about bats, with Halloween just around the corner. Come learn about our only true flying mammals as we read a book, do some activities, and make a craft. All activities will be geared towards 3 to 5-year-olds and meant for parents to do with their children.

Paint Hill Hike

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 10/07/2018 - 3:00pm

*Meet at Weymouth Woods Visitor Center.  Come explore a different section of Weymouth Woods, the Paint Hill tract, on this 1.5-mile hike. We will meet at the visitor center and carpool over to the other site, just a mile and a half down the road.

My Favorite Fish

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 3:00pm

Year of the Fish is winding down for North Carolina State Parks! While there aren’t a great amount of fish in Weymouth Woods, The diversity across the state is tremendous. Join a ranger as he talks about some of his favorites (favorite to catch, favorite to eat, favorite to see),  and all the incredible adaptations some fish have!

Unwinding the Web

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Date of Event: 
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 3:00pm

Spiders are probably one of the most feared and misunderstood critters in the natural world. Let’s unwind some of that confusion with a 1-mile hike where we’ll weave through different activities along the trail that will help us dispel myths and learn some cool spider facts. This program is suitable for all ages and for both those who love and loathe spiders.