Events at Haw River State Park

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Guilford Creek Week is pleased to have Haw River State Park as a partner this year! They will be offering some great programs between March 15th and 25th.  Read below to find out more.

Saturday, March 17th

Go Wild! A Family Fun Day

Haw River State Park-  339 Conference Center Dr, Browns Summit, NC 27214

This event takes place behind the Round Building at The Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center

10am-2pm

Haw River State Park is hosting a Junior Ranger Party and is inviting many of partners to help celebrate. This event will be joined by the Greensboro Science Center, staff and students from the UNCG Biology Department, the Great Outdoors University with the NC Wildlife Federation, educators from Guilford County Storm Water Division, and educators from the Asheville Arboretum introducing ecoEXPLORE!   It will be jam packed with fun activities and stations set-up from the round building to the wetlands and the headwaters of the Haw River over to the lake and back.  All activities tie into the State Park Junior Ranger program and by the end of the day, all children will earn their Junior Ranger Patch.  There will be water stations set up throughout the park and a hot dog lunch available for $5.

For more information about this hike or future programs, please contact the park office at 336-342-6163.

Sunday, March 18th

Haw River Wetland Hike

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Haw River State Park- 339 Conference Center Dr, Browns Summit, NC 27214

Start location for this event is the Main lodge at The Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center.

2:00-3:30pm

Come join a park ranger for a hike down to wetlands as we discuss what makes wetland ecosystems so special and all the benefits they provide. For more information about this hike or future programs, please contact the park office at 336-342-6163.

Wednesday, March 21st

Haw River Night Hike

Wetlands Night Hike

Haw River State Park-339 Conference Center Dr, Browns Summit, NC 27214

This event begins at Main lodge at The Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center

7:00-8:30pm

Taking a night hike in the wetlands opens visitors up to a completely new experience, especially in the early spring.  We’ll listen for frog and toad calls, see if we can spot river otter or beaver and try to call in bard and screech owls.  We’ll also discuss the importance of wetlands and how our everyday choices can have a positive or negative impact to this amazing habitat.  For more information about this hike or future programs, please contact the park office at 336-342-6163.

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