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Hiking the Blue Ridge

March 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Fee: $5 per person RSVP Deadline: 3/4/2019
Location: Rocky Fork State Park main parking area; 501 Rocky Fork Rd, Flag Pond, TN 37657
Hike Leader(s): Jesse Germeraad, Park Manager and Sam King, Stewardship Ecologist Online Registration: Click here to register RSVP Contact: Sam King, sam.king@tn.gov, 629-215-0195

Overnight Accommodations: Roan Mountain State Park is 40 miles away and offers both camping and cabins.

Event Description: Let’s Hike! And let’s do it at Tennessee’s newest State Park, Rocky Fork. We will meet at the parking area at 9:00 am and spend the day on the trail for a 6-mile hike in the Blue Ridge physiographic province. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy hiking shoes, as the terrain is fairly rugged. Also remember to bring plenty of water and pack a lunch for the trail. Join us as we highlight the conservation efforts of both Tennessee State Parks and Tennessee Division of Natural Areas. For travelling guests, overnight accommodations can be made at Roan Mountain State Park. Trip leaders; Sam King has spent the last 7 years working for Tennessee State Parks and the Division of Natural Areas as a Park Ranger and an Ecologist, and Jesse Germeraad is the Park Manager at Rocky Fork and has worked as a Tennessee Park Ranger since 2010.

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Date:
March 9, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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