The 32nd Annual New River Canoe Race is coming soon on June 1st!
Do you want to save some time in the registration line on the morning of the race?
Click HERE to RSVP online today and print out a registration form that you can fill out and bring with you on the day of the race.
By RSVP-ing, you’ll help us get a better idea of how many people are coming, and by printing your registration form early, you can save yourself some time on the day of the race. RSVP now!
Posted in New River Canoe Race, Upcoming Events | Leave a Comment »
Click the links below to learn about many of the wonderful programs planned for our High Country State Parks for the month of May. There are not just excellent outdoor educational activities for the whole family, but also opportunities to volunteer to improve our State Parks. For instance, be sure to check out the upcoming dates for volunteer trail work days in the Grandfather Mountain and Elk Knob links. We’ll be sure to add mo0r programs to this post as we learn about them.
Elk Knob State Park, May 2013 Programs
Grandfather Mountain State Park, May 2013 Programs
Mount Jefferson State Natural Area, May 2013 Programs
New River State Park, May2013 Programs
Posted in Education, Events, Upcoming Events, Volunteer Opportunities | Leave a Comment »
The New River Canoe Race is only a month away! This is an exciting event for us, so we’ll be updating the blog a lot more frequently in the coming weeks. Look for new information every few days. We’ll be featuring special events for the day of the race, how to RSVP online, where to purchase raffle tickets, the fantastic raffle prizes our community sponsors have donated, and more. Click the flyer below to see the prizes for this year’s raffle. You won’t want to miss it! Please tell your friends about this unique community event!
Posted in Events, New River Canoe Race, Upcoming Events | Leave a Comment »
Check back here soon to learn more about the upcoming 32nd annual New River Canoe Race, to be held on Saturday, June 1st. We should have online registration for the race set up sometime in the next week.
Also, be sure to check back here to learn more about the amazing raffle prizes offered in this year’s Canoe Race Raffle and where to by raffle tickets!
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a Comment »
Winter has been going out like a lion, but this weekend, we’re seeing the first hints of spring. I hope you take some time to head out to one of your local state parks while the weather is so beautiful! Read below for a list of upcoming activities at our High Country State Parks:
Mount Jefferson State Natural Area Programs , March 2013
New River State Park Programs, March 2013
Grandfather Mountain State Park Winter Tree Hike
Grandfather Mountain State Park Volunteer Trail Work Day, March 16th, 2013
Don’t miss these fantastic opportunities to enjoy your state parks!
Posted in Events, Upcoming Events, Volunteer Opportunities | Leave a Comment »
Before I share the upcoming events for our High Country State Parks, I want to thank everyone who came out for our New River Canoe Race launch party on January 26th. Special thanks to Miss Match Rentals (www.missmatchrentals.com) in Boone for providing us the dishes and silverware for our event. And thanks to everyone who signed up to work on volunteer committees for the race or who offered donations.
The 2013 New River Canoe Race will take place on June 1st. If you’re interested in chipping in a little time to help us plan for it, come to our next planning meeting on Monday, February 6th at 6 PM in the new Blue Ridge Electric office meeting room in Ashe County on NC 163. Click below for a map:
Click the links below to find out what’s going on at your local state park this month:
New River State Park February Events
Mt. Jefferson State Natural Area February Events
Grandfather Mountain State Park February Events
Elk Knob State Park February and March Events
Posted in Events, New River Canoe Race, Past Events, Volunteer Opportunities | Leave a Comment »