FRIDAY, AUGUST 26
On Friday, August 26 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, join us in a special event to celebrate the spectacular attributes of Grandfather Mountain. Host of Expeditions with Patrick McMillan and Director of the South Carolina Botanical Garden, Dr. McMillan will present a moving and inspiring lecture about the 5946’ mountain which is home to over 70 threatened or endangered species. Dr. McMillan has a lifelong love of the mountain and his presentation will both educate and inspire. Don’t miss this opportunity! A social with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will precede the presentation from 7-8pm.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 27
Expeditions on Grandfather Mountain
Saturday, August 27
11:00am; last expedition hike leaves at 1:30pm
Location: Boone Fork Parking Lot; Blue Ridge Parkway, just north of mile marker 300 (GPS: 36.120076, -81.781358) (Google Map:https://goo.gl/P3YjBb)
Nuwati Hikes leave every 30 minutes beginning at 11:00am, the last hike leaves at 1:30pm.
Cragway loop hikes leave at 11:15am and 12:15pm
Plan two hours for the Nuwati Trail; three hours for the Cragway loop.
No pets, please.
Dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes, appropriate for hiking.