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Lifelong Hike: Ridges Mountain – SOLD OUT

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm

We will hike the Ridges Mountain Nature Preserve trail and learn about its interesting history and natural history.  Located in the Uwharrie Mountains just west of Asheboro, John Lawson wrote about his visits to this area during his journey exploring North and South Carolina over 300 years ago.  Our trip will include visits to some interesting rock formations and upland pools where amphibians breed.


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Registration opens to the public on Wednesday, January 22.

Please note: You will be required to enter the following information for each registrant before you can complete your registration: emergency contact, physician contact and health information (allergies, conditions, medications relevant to this field experience). Take a moment to gather this information before beginning your registration.

REGISTER FOR THIS TRIP  – Registration is full for this trip.

If the trip is full, please contact Missy Chernick to be added to the waitlist.

For additional information about this trip and other Lifelong Hikes & Adventures, contact Jerry Reynolds at 919.707.9884.

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  • Fee: $15 per participant; $10 per member participant.
  • Requirements: Minimum age 18.
  • Cancellation Notice: Refunds only issued if the Museum cancels the trip, or if cancellation is made in one of the following ways at least two weeks prior to the trip date: Either in writing via email to melissa.chernick@naturalsciences.org, or through the Museum box office (919.707.9950). We cannot issue credits, rain checks, or transfers for these trips.
  • Trip Leader: Jerry Reynolds, Museum Educator
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March 14
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$15 per participant; $10 per member participant.


In the Field


Missy Chernick