Nature

Saturday Guided Nature Hikes

Tryon Creek State Natural Area Tryon Creek State Natural Area's Nature Center
Next happening
Jul 20, 2024 mdi-clock 10:00 AM

Saturday, 10am start time.

Meet at the Nature Center- Join a naturalist on a walk through Tryon Creek. Topics will vary from week to week, and will be geared for ages 5 through adult, but all ages are welcome.  Parents must accompany kids on all hikes. Groups of 10 or more, please contact the park in advance.

6-8: Plant Identification – This hike has a set route: Old Main Trail to Big Fir Trail to Center Trail to Maple Ridge Trail. Access Recreation has an excellent description of this route for those wondering about the accessibility of this hike: https://www.accesstrails.org/overview/tryon-creek/

6-15: Crows and Ravens

6-22: Ask a Ranger – This hike has no set topic: we’ll explore various subjects from flora and fauna to weather and trail conditions.

6-29: Mammals on the Move

7-6: History of Tryon Creek

7-13: Hiking Essentials

7-20: Pollination – This hike has a set route: Old Main Trail to Big Fir Trail to Center Trail to Maple Ridge Trail. Access Recreation has an excellent description of this route for those wondering about the accessibility of this hike: https://www.accesstrails.org/overview/tryon-creek/

7-27: Tryon Creek Watershed

8-3: Creepy Creatures of Tryon Creek – This hike has a set route: Old Main Trail to Big Fir Trail to Center Trail to Maple Ridge Trail. Access Recreation has an excellent description of this route for those wondering about the accessibility of this hike: https://www.accesstrails.org/overview/tryon-creek/

8-10: Woodpeckers of Tryon Creek

8-17: Bridge Tour

 

Session Schedule

Jul 20, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 10:00 AM Begins Jul 20, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 11:30 AM Ends Jul 27, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 10:00 AM Begins Jul 27, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 11:30 AM Ends Aug 3, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 10:00 AM Begins Aug 3, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 11:30 AM Ends Aug 10, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 10:00 AM Begins Aug 10, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 11:30 AM Ends Aug 17, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 10:00 AM Begins Aug 17, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 11:30 AM Ends Aug 24, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 10:00 AM Begins Aug 24, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 11:30 AM Ends Aug 31, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 10:00 AM Begins Aug 31, 2024 mdi-clock-outline 11:30 AM Ends