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Spring Hiking Series: Pilot Cove & Slate Rock Creek
April 5 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Where: Pilot Cove and Slate Rock Creek Trails, Pisgah National Forest
Meet: Columbus Food Lion parking area, east side, @ 8:30
6.8-miles, easy to moderate; trail type-loop
These trails are located in the Mills River area of Pisgah National Forest. The hike crosses several streams and offers views of two waterfalls and several cascades on Slate Rock Creek. Should be a great time for wildflowers and birds!
Approximately 1 hour drive, one-way.
Contact Pam@conservingcarolina.org 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.