Calendar of Events

August 2018

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  1. Tue, Aug 21

    Sunset Paddle @ Guilford Mackintosh Let your stress melt away as you enjoy a leisurely, 2-hour guided paddle. Paddlers will have a guide who provides basic paddling instruction as needed and leads the group on the lake. Fee includes kayak, paddle, PFD, lake fees and guide. For ages 13 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Register online at www.burlingtonnc.gov or call 336-222-5030.
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  2. Thu, Aug 30

    Get Hiking! at Great Bend Park Grab a friend and get out for a hike in the woods! We will hake about 2.5 miles on the Haw River Trail, the Island Trail and the Highlands Trail. We will get some great views of the river and the dam at Glencoe. Expect natural surface trail over rolling, natural surface (roots, rocks, etc.) terrain with a few steep hills. Wear comfortable walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle. Trekking poles recommended. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs welcome! Th...
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  3. Tue, Sep 4

    Sunset Paddle @ Guilford Mackintosh Let your stress melt away as you enjoy a leisurely, 2-hour guided paddle. Paddlers will have a guide who provides basic paddling instruction as needed and leads the group on the lake. Fee includes kayak, paddle, PFD, lake fees and guide. For ages 13 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Register online at www.burlingtonnc.gov or call 336-222-5030.
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  1. Tue, Sep 18

    Get Hiking! Haw River Trail A 2-mile hike on natural surface trails (roots, rocks, etc.) over rolling terrain with a moderate pace. Wear comfortable walking shoes (closed-toed) or boots. Bring a water bottle, bug spray & sunscreen. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Well mannered dogs welcome. The hike starts promptly at 5:30 pm. Plan to arrive a few minutes early. Meet near the gazebo. The only restroom onsite is a portalette. Plan accordingly. Registration required. Register onli...
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  2. Mon, Sep 24

    Nature Play: Family Scavenger Hunt & Hike Come explore the diversity of nature at Guilford Mackintosh Park and Marina. We'll hike a little less than a mile through the woods and along the lake shore in search of items on our scavenger hunt. Feel free to come early and enjoy the playground before the hike! All ages welcome, but most appropriate for ages 5-10. Minors to be accompanied by adult. The hike starts promptly at 5:15 pm. Plan to arrive a few minutes prior to start time. Meet in the circular parking area at the end of the park...
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  3. Thu, Oct 4

    Get Hiking! at Cedarock Park Grab a friend and get out for a walkabout in the woods! Hike the 2.5 mile Spoons Branch Trail Expect natural surface trail over rolling terrain with a few steep hills. Wear comfortable walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle and an extra layer. Trekking poles recommended. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs welcome! The hike starts promptly at 5:30. Plan to arrive a few minutes prior to start time. Park in the first lot on the left across from the Histori...
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