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Geology of Stone Mountain (NC Science Festival Event)

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Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 1:30pm
Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 1:30pm
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

Geology of Stone Mountain (NC Science Festival Event)

Come celebrate the NC Science Festival by joining a ranger for a 1 mile, moderate, out and back hike to the base of Stone Mountain. The geology of Stone Mountain will be discussed on the way. Hike will begin at the Lower Trail Head Parking Area.

Date of Event: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location: 
Lower Trail Head Parking Area

Stone Mountain State Park

3042 Frank Parkway
Roaring GapNC 28668
Phone336-957-8185 / Reservations 1-877-722-6762
Latitude: 36.387300
Longitude: -81.027300

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