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Roan Mountain Field Trip
June 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pmFREE
Location: Highlands of Roan Mountain and Round Top Bald
Date: June 12th 10 am to 4pm
Leaders: Dan Whitten and Rick Huffman
SCNPS will travel to the Highlands of Roan on the NC/TN border for a day field trip. The Roan Highlands complex with elevations up to 6,100 feet at the Roan summits and the grassy balds of Round Top are unique ecosystems that inspire awe among sightseers and botanists alike. Asa Grey, Father of American Botany, stayed at Cloudland Hotel at the summit for extended periods. From Rhododendron catawbiense to Flame Azaleas and Grey’s Lily, the sights and botanical displays are world class.
Limit: 15 people, RSVP, Contact; Rick Huffman 864-901-7583 or [email protected]
Field Trip Attendees will meet at Carvers Gap Parking on NC 261 at 10 am.