Elk Knob State Park Early 2020 Events

New River State Park

Elk Knob State Park

Park Office: 828-297-7261

Master Plan Preview

Come and join the park superintendent as he discusses master plan development at Elk Knob State Park. Participants will be able to view preliminary schematics. Program is weather dependent.

Date of Event: Sat, 01/18/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

Headwaters

Come learn about headwaters and why protecting them is so important. Meet at the park office.

Date of Event: Sat, 01/25/2020 – 1:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

Winter Edibles

Come learn about some of the edible plants you can find in the mountains in winter.
Meet at the park office.

Date of Event: Sat, 02/22/2020 – 1:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

Wildflower Identification Techniques

Take a hike with a ranger and learn some basics about plant taxonomy, ecology, and ethnobotany. Dress for the weather. Hike may be rescheduled in case of inclement weather.

Date of Event: Sat, 04/18/2020 – 1:00pm
Start Location: Trailhead Parking Lot