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Spring Hiking Series: Green River Preserve

May 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Spring Hiking Series

Where: Green River Preserve (PRIVATE PROPERTY) near DuPont State Forest

Meet: Columbus Food Lion parking area, east side, @ 8:30
2-miles, easy; trail type-lollipop

Join owner, Sandy Schenck, for a private interpretive tour of his protected property and summer camp! As we hike the old Solomon Jones Road Sandy will discuss the history of the property, take the group to an Indian burial site, an old mine, a mountain bog, and over a few streams (one with a cable crossing!). There will be great opportunities for spring wildflowers too!

Approximately 45-minute drive, one-way.

Contact [email protected] with additional questions


Conserving Carolina is sponsoring a Friday hiking series this spring, free and open to the public. The hikes will meet at various locations (noted for each date) 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 locations.
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, call the Conserving Carolina office, ext. 300, before 8:15 a.m. on the date of the hike, and/or check our Facebook page. 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.


May 3, 2019
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Food Lion Parking Lot
250 West Mills Street
Columbus, NC
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