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Saturday, June 3

National Trails Day

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: Included with Park admission.

Hit the trails and celebrate this national holiday, not to mention NC State Park’s Year of the Trail. Join us for guided hikes throughout the day and meet with a ranger to learn the 10 essentials of hiking and backpacking.


Guided Waterfall Hike | 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm

Join a naturalist for this moderate guided hike along the Hickory Nut Falls Trail to the base of one of the highest waterfalls east of the Mississippi. 1.4 miles round-trip. Meet in front of Cliff Dwellers gift shop.

Guided Family Adventure | 11 am and 1 pm

Kids and kids-at-heart alike will enjoy this easy interactive loop trail with stops at each station allowing for plenty of fun facts, hidden surprises along the way, and a chance to meet some of our animal ambassadors that call the park home. 0.6 miles round-trip. Not stroller friendly. Meet at the Animal Discover Den in the Meadows.

10 Essentials of Hiking and Backpacking

Join State Park Rangers on the Outcroppings Deck to learn more about the vital supplies they recommend taking with you when hiking.


Saturday, June 3
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


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