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Jukebox Junction Soda Shoppe

Tree Identification Hike in the Sunburst area (2024)

A moderate 6-mile hike in the Sunburst area of Haywood County. Shannon Rabby, Lead Instructor of the Fish and Wildlife Management Technology Department at HCC, will share his knowledge of local trees and woody plants on our way to a waterfall

Tree Identification Hike in the Sunburst area (2024)
Tree Identification Hike in the Sunburst area (2024)

Time & Location

May 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT

Jukebox Junction Soda Shoppe, 6306 Pigeon Rd, Canton, NC 28716, USA

About the event

On May 18th Haywood Waterways Association and Haywood Community College will lead a moderate 6-mile hike in the Sunburst area of Haywood County. Shannon Rabby, Lead Instructor of the Fish and Wildlife Management Technology Department, will share his knowledge of local trees and woody plants on our way to a waterfall. The event is free for Haywood Waterways’ members and a $5 donation for nonmembers; memberships start at $25.

The event is part of Haywood Waterways’ “Get to Know Your Watershed” series of outdoor recreation activities. The organization works to maintain and improve Haywood County's waterways through education, citizen engagement, and partnerships.

The group will meet at 10:00 am at the picnic tables behind the Jukebox Junction Soda Shoppe (6306 Pigeon Rd, Canton, NC 28716). The hike will conclude by 4:00 pm. Hikers should be prepared to hike through mud and several small streams. Bring lunch and water. Please leave pets at home.

Space is limited to 15 participants. 

Members can sign up now; non-members will need to wait until May 6th. 

Reserve a spot by contacting Christine O’Brien at christine@haywoodwaterways.org or 828-476-4667 ext. 1

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