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Upstate field trip: Mt. Mitchel in NC
July 11 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm$35
Field Trip Event: Mt. Mitchel day field trip
Location: Mt. Mitchel, Blue Ridge Park Way, and NC80
Date: Saturday July 11th
Leaders: Dr. Patrick McMillen
Hike rating: Moderate
SCNPS will sponsor an all-day field trip with Dr. Patrick McMillen renown naturalist, biologist, and Emmy winner for his ‘Expeditions’ shows. Our journey will take us along scenic roads that will display drifts of botanical delights. Mount Mitchell is the highest peak of the Appalachian Mountains and the highest peak in mainland eastern North America. Mountain wildflowers such as Small Purple Fringed orchid (Platanthera psycodes) and more. It will be a blast spending the day with Patrick McMillen, our world class leader.
SCNPS chapter will provide a van for this filed trip. Participants will meet at 7:00 am at 1309 Grove Road and travel to Mt. Mitchel and scenic byways. Final itinerary will be sent a week prior the event. Please dress appropriately, bring lunch and water. Limit: 12 people, RSVP, Contact; Rick Huffman 864-901-7583 [email protected] Chris Sermons 864 992 6987 [email protected]