Recreational Opportunities

There are plenty of opportunities during Guilford Creek Week where you can get out in nature, recreate and learn a bit as well.  Click on the events below to learn more!

Don’t forget to check out our Family Fishing Events and Cleanup Events!

All Week Long

Guilford Waterways Scavenger Hunt

Between March 23 and March 30 submit a picture of yourself enjoying any Guilford County waterway and submit entries on Facebook or Instagram @GuilfordCreekWeek, or email picture to Each picture is an entry to win a compost bin or a creek week t-shirt!

Saturday, March 23

Nature Walk with T. Gilbert Audubon Society

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Tankersley Dr behind Moses Cone Hospital 10am

Take a leisurely stroll around creekside habitats, noting birds and other points of interest. Meet at the entrance along Tankersley Drive.

Pit Trail Hike at Haw River State Park


Iron Ore Belt Access, 6068 Church St, Greensboro 2-3:30pm

Enjoy some local history with a 2 mile guided hike along sections of Haw River State Park. Learn about the “Old Revolutionary War Ore Pits” and why ore was so important to this area’s local history. For more information contact the park office: 336-342-6163.

Sunday, March 24  

Waterfowl Birding Pontoon Tour

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Lake Townsend Park, 6332 Lake Townsend Rd, Browns Summit, 3-4:30pm

Come out and scout for migrating and wintering waterfowl on beautiful Lake Townsend. Space is limited and costs $7 per person. Call 336-373-3741 to reserve a seat.

Monday, March 25

  • Family Fishing Day,
  • City Lake Park, 602 W Main St, Jamestown, 2pm-5pm.  Free event led by the NC Wildlife Commission. Learn all about proper fishing techniques and fish ID. Bait and loaner poles will be provided. No license required. Contact City Lake Park for more information: 336-883-3498.

Wednesday, March 27

The following are outdoors kids educational events: more info found at link

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