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17th Annual Nature Day

Waterfall on Jacob Fork River at South Mountains State Park
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Upcoming Events:

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:00am

17th Annual Nature Day

Celebrate National Public Lands Day by learning and having fun! Join South Mountains State Park Rangers, Friends of South Mountains State Park and volunteers for lots of family-friendly, naturally wonderful exhibits and activities! We will have the usual assortment of exhibits, to include Snakes of NC, Foothills Conservancy, wildlife rehabilitation, heART of Nature, many kids activities, gospel and bluegrass music from Heartstrings and Wiregrass bands, Rocky River Trout Unlimited and more. This event is FREE and full of fun for family and friends. Burke County's trolley will be providing shuttle service from the Visitor Center to the main event area in the Jacob Fork Parking Area from 11-3. South Mountains Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxillary will have food and drinks for purchase. Contact the park and ask for Ranger Amanda or Ranger Mary if you're interested in volunteering or have other questions. 828-433-4772 or or

Date of Event: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Start Location: 
Jacob Fork Access Area, Visitor Center and JF Parking and Picnic Shelter
Bike trails:


Bridle trails:


3001 South Mountain Park Ave.
Connelly Springs, NC 28612



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