August 2019 Events at Mt Jefferson State Natural Area

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Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

(336) 246-9653

Adventure Night Hike

Meet the park ranger for a one-mile round-trip night hike into the darkness along Mt. Jefferson’s famous ridgeline. We `will seek out amazing views, observe stars, and the shimmering lights from town 1600 feet below us. Bring a small flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. Parts of this hike are considered strenuous, Appalachian night hikes are challenging. Children over 7 are welcome but must be closely supervised. 922

Date of Event: Fri, 08/23/2019 – 8:00pm
Start Location: Meet at First Overlook

Trees and Tees

Join us atop Mount Jefferson to both learn and create! We will learn about and discuss local trees and the pivotal role they play in our ecosystem. Each participant will be given one free tee shirt to decorate. We will provide the tee shirts, the paints, and other supplies, you provide the creativity!

Date of Event: Sat, 08/24/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Picnic Area

Trees and Tees

Join us atop Mount Jefferson to both learn and create! We will learn about and discuss local trees and the pivotal role they play in our ecosystem. Each participant will be given one free tee shirt to decorate. We will provide the tee shirts, the paints, and other supplies, you provide the creativity!

Date of Event: Sat, 08/24/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Picnic Area

Amphibolite Geology Hike

Metamorphic formations and intrusive quartz are just the beginning of the story. On this amphibolite hike we will look for the connections that exist between the soil, rocks, and plants. Join us on this unique Appalachian amphibolite hike. Wear appropriate shoes or boots.

Date of Event: Sun, 08/25/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Picnic Area