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The 10 Essentials

The 10 Essentials

What items should you always carry with you when hiking?  Meet a Park Ranger at the Visitor Center at 11:00 am to learn about the "10 Essentials".  

Date of Event: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 11:00am
Start Location: 
Visitor Center

South Mountains State Park

3001 South Mountain Park Avenue
Connelly SpringsNC 28612
Latitude: 35.596300
Longitude: -81.600000

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Open Daily (except Christmas Day) 7am
Closing Hours
December, January and February 7pm
November 8pm
March, April and October 9pm
May - September 10pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
8am - 5pm weekdays and weekends
Closed Christmas Day