Upstate Field Trip: Black Balsam and Blue Ridge Parkway, NC
May 4 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Field trip to:Black Balsam Knob and the Blue Ridge Parkway on Saturday, May 4, 8:00am-3:00pm(+-).
Leader: Rick Huffman
We will traverse the Blue Wall and travel across 500 million years of geological time to experience the wonders of the high ridge of Black Balsam. It will be late winter/early spring on the Parkway. As the mountain awakens, deciduous magnolias, serviceberry, pink shell azalea, and painted trillium are a small sample of the treasures awaiting. World Class systems and biomes.
Meet at Holly Springs Grocery, SC Hwy 11 and Hwy 178 at 8 am for van/carpool.To register, contact Rick Huffman at <[email protected]> or call (864) 901-7583. Please include your phone number, bring water, lunch, and wear appropriate clothing and footwear.