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November 2021

Fire Starting Basics

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Fire Starting Basics Tuesday, November 2                                                      11:00 am – 12:00 pm Price: $5.00                                                                                Max: 5 Pre-registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals Interested in learning the art of building a fire? Develop your outdoor skills by joining Ranger Jason Davis for a hands-on tutorial about basic fire-starting tips and techniques.  We will be using both colonial era flint and steel as well as modern tools. Topics include how to make char cloth, good and bad natural fuel sources, fire building strategies, and improvising with…

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Intermediate Whitewater Canoe

November 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
USA Raft Adventure Resort, 2 Jones Branch Rd.
Erwin, TN 37650 United States
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$125

Whether you’re a paddler wanting to increase your comfort on class 3 water or a solid class 3 boater looking to take it to the next level this one-day course will help you get there. Learn to paddle smarter and more confidently as you spend the day on one of the area’s class 3 rivers working on improving fundamentals, strokes, boat control and river running technique. Location: French Broad River Section 9 or Nolichucky River depending on levels and group

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Warriors’ Path State Park: Intro to Map & Compass

November 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Warrior’s Path State Park, 490 Hemlock Rd
Kingsport, TN 37663 United States
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Nov 11 - INTRO TO MAP & COMPASS Go "old school" with your land navigation skills! Learn to use these classic outdoor tools to find your way across the landscape. More detailed information about each of these nature discovery opportunities on our park website: https://tnstateparks.com/parks/warriors-path  

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Autumn Heritage Festival

November 13 - November 14
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Autumn Heritage Festival November 13 th & 14 th The year may be drawing to a close, but we aren’t going to let it pass without one more festive weekend at Fort Watauga! Events for the days include…… Colonial Harvest Celebration Saturday, November 13 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, November 14 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Join the festivities at Fort Watauga as the Washington County Militia gather to celebrate recent victories in the War for Independence and give…

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Wilderness Survival – Two Day Course

November 13 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2021 at 8:30 am

USA Raft Adventure Resort, 2 Jones Branch Rd.
Erwin, TN 37650 United States
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$175

This comprehensive and fun two-day course goes into greater detail on the essential concepts of wilderness survival that will help you stack the odds in your favor including preparation, prevention, attitude, shelter, firecraft, craftmanship, water procurement, knot tying, aidless navigation and rescue signaling. The focus is on providing practical, real-world skills to use if lost or injured in a wilderness setting. Our two-day class provides participants with significantly more time to practice and gain proficiency in hands-on skills such as shelter building,…

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Leave No Trace Trainer Course

November 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2021 at 9:00 am

USA Raft Adventure Resort, 2 Jones Branch Rd.
Erwin, TN 37650 United States
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$60

Do you feel a connection to the natural world and want to play a role in helping to protect it for generations to come? If so, the two-day Leave No Trace Trainer Course is a great step in the right direction. The Leave No Trace Trainer Course is a vital component of the national Leave No Trace program. It is a condensed version of the Master Educator Course and is designed for educators, guides, agency employees, other outdoor professionals and…

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Wilderness Survival – Two Day Course

November 14 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2021 at 8:30 am

USA Raft Adventure Resort, 2 Jones Branch Rd.
Erwin, TN 37650 United States
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$175

This comprehensive and fun two-day course goes into greater detail on the essential concepts of wilderness survival that will help you stack the odds in your favor including preparation, prevention, attitude, shelter, firecraft, craftmanship, water procurement, knot tying, aidless navigation and rescue signaling. The focus is on providing practical, real-world skills to use if lost or injured in a wilderness setting. Our two-day class provides participants with significantly more time to practice and gain proficiency in hands-on skills such as shelter building,…

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Leave No Trace Trainer Course

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2021 at 9:00 am

USA Raft Adventure Resort, 2 Jones Branch Rd.
Erwin, TN 37650 United States
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$60

Do you feel a connection to the natural world and want to play a role in helping to protect it for generations to come? If so, the two-day Leave No Trace Trainer Course is a great step in the right direction. The Leave No Trace Trainer Course is a vital component of the national Leave No Trace program. It is a condensed version of the Master Educator Course and is designed for educators, guides, agency employees, other outdoor professionals and…

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Sunrise Hike

November 18 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sunrise Hike Thursday, November 18 7:00 am Price: $5.00; 6 and under free: Tax included                     Max: 10 Registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals Join Park Ranger Cory Franklin for a sunrise hike along the banks of the Watauga River. Learn about the different historical events that took place here at the park. Coffee is not required but recommended! Meet in the picnic area beside the Visitor Center.

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Walking in Frontier Footsteps – After Thanksgiving Day Hike

November 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Walking in Frontier Footsteps - After Thanksgiving Day Hike Friday, November 26 9:00 am Price: Free Max: 20 Pre-registration required – www.tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals Join Ranger Davis for a special guided interpretive walk through the grounds of Sycamore Shoals and along portions of the walking path. Discover the historical events that took place surrounding Sycamore Shoals and their significance to the formation of our State and Country.  Dress appropriately for the weather as we will be taking a casual stroll on the…

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