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Program Full

Lifelong Hike: Pilot Mountain State Park & Hawk Watch

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
  • 7:00am - 7:00pm

The pinnacle of Pilot Mountain rises 1,400 feet above the valley floor and is a prominent feature in the landscape that can be seen from many miles away.  Pilot Mountain in the ancient Sauratown Mountains is a quartzite monadnock that has resisted erosion for millions of years as the surrounding, softer bedrock has worn down to a rolling plain. The dramatic geology also the surrounding, softer bedrock has worn down to a rolling plain.  The dramatic geology also gives us the potential to see large numbers of migrating hawks during this peak migration week.

Registration Information: Program is full.

For more information contact Debbie Huston, scheduling coordinator, at 919.707.9840.


  • Fee: $8 ($5 for Friends of Museum)
  • Requirements: Minimum age 18.
  • Cancellation Notice: Refunds issued only if Museum cancels program.
  • Trip Leader: Jerry Reynolds, Museum Educator
  • Activity Level: Easy to moderate
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September 28, 2016
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
$8 ($5 for Friends of Museum)


In the Field


Debbie Huston