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Fall Hiking Series: Reasonover Creek trail
November 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Where: Dupont State Recreational Forest
Meet: Ironwood Square, Conserving Carolina’s office, 847 Case Street, Hendersonville, NC, at 8:30 a.m.
Distance and difficulty: 5.3 miles, moderate; trail type – loop
Elevation gain: 700′
Approximately 45 minute drive
On this hike, participants will traverse Fawn Lake Road, passing Fawn Lake, before joining Conservation Road and crossing an abandoned airstrip. Then, hikers will pick up the Camp Summit Road which leads to Lake Julia, Dupont’s first and largest lake at 99 acres. After taking in the stunning view, the group will continue on the Reasonover Creek trail and crossing the Creek a couple of times along the way (there may be a chance of a wet crossing in these places).
*Space is limited and pre-registration is required, and space is limited to 20 participants. Registration, by RSVP below, opens at 9:00 am Friday, October 27, 2023.
Contact [email protected] with additional questions.
Conserving Carolina is sponsoring a Friday hiking series this fall that is free, guided, and open to the public. The hikes will meet at Ironwood Plaza (Conserving Carolina’s office) and will leave promptly at 8:45 a.m. Hikers should plan to return to the area in the late afternoon, time varying with group size, distance of hike, and drive time. Car-pooling will be organized at the meeting location. If you’re coming from an area closer to the trailhead, please contact Pam Torlina (email above) to make other meeting arrangements.
Be sure to wear appropriate clothing and sturdy footwear. Bring a bag lunch and/or snack and plenty of water for yourself.
In case of inclement weather, please contact Pam Torlina by email at: [email protected] by 8:00 a.m. on the day of the hike and/or check the Conserving Carolina website ‘calendar’ and/or Facebook page to see if the hike will take place. Please also remember to bring any medication that you may need in the event of an emergency (ie: epinephrine, nitroglycerine, insulin, etc.). Hike leaders will carry a first aid kit; however, it may not contain specific medication for your individual needs.
Before each hike, you will be asked to sign a waiver form. For your safety, do not attempt any hike beyond your ability and experience. This schedule is subject to change.