Goose Creek State Park Calendar of Events for October | Eastern North Carolina Now

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    Goose Creek State Park Calendar of Events for October, 2014.

      Sunday, October 5, 2014       Slippery Salamanders       2:00 pm

    Have you ever seen a salamander up close? Join us as we check out some of our amazing salamander species that could be found in your own backyard. Please meet at the park visitor center, and be prepared to take a brief hike after the program in hopes of finding some in their natural setting.
An Egret's lair along the southern, Pamlico River, shoreline of Goose Creek State Park: Above.     image by Stan Deatherage    Click the image to expand.

      Saturday, October 11, 2014       Flatty Creek Trail Hike       2:00 pm

    Hike a short .3 mile trail that winds through upland forest and incorporated sections of boardwalk that cross wetlands. Wear sturdy footwear, bring water and binoculars. Meet at the Ivy Gut Parking Lot.

      Sunday, October 12, 2014       Tar Kiln Hike       2:00 pm

    Take a hike down the Tar Kiln trail and learn about the history of the naval stores industry and the area around Goose Creek State Park. Meet in the Ivey Gut Parking Lot.

      Tuesday, October 21, 2014       An Introduction to Goose Creek State Park       2:00 pm

    A power point presentation will be given that features the natural communities and recreational opportunities found in the park. Meet in the visitor center auditorium.

      Thursday, October 23, 2014       Mallard Creek Hike       2:00 pm

    We will take a relaxing hike through pines draped with Spanish moss down to the Mallard Creek pier and loop around the Huckleberry Trail. Meet in the last parking lot.


     Vanessa Fischer

       Goose Greek State Park

       2190 Camp Leach Road
       Washington, NC 27889

       Phone: (252) 923-2191  •
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