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Christina D. Sorensen

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The American Tobacco Trail staff offers a variety of public educational programs for all ages year-round. Visit our calendar of events and sign up for our e-newsletter to stay up to date!
 Our staff also offers public programs at Harris Lake County Park! Check out the Harris Lake Public Programs page for more details.

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Family and Kids Programs

Nature Lab:
American Tobacco Trail Discoveries
Tuesday, July 28
Time: 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Ages: 6–10
Cost: $12 per child
Discover the plants, wildlife and history of the American Tobacco Trail from the New Hill Parking Area to Olive Chapel Road. We will hike this section of the ATT (about 2 miles) exploring the areas along the way. We may search for a geocache, place our own geocache, bird watch, search for critters and more. Send a lunch or snack as we will picnic when we return from our explorations. Meet at the lower picnic table at the New Hill Parking Area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex, NC 27502.

 Trail Treks Monthly Series

For all ages
Cost: $5 per family or $3 per individual
Trail Treks programs meet at the New Hill Parking Area,
1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex, NC 27502
Check back soon for more exciting Trail Treks programs!


 How to Register

 For more information and to check availability for American Tobacco Trail programs, contact the Harris Lake County Park office at 919-387-4342 or email us at

To register, complete and sign the PROS Program Registration Form and return it with payment by mail to American Tobacco Trail, 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill, NC 27562 or bring it by the Harris Lake County Park office.

Please Note: Payment and a completed, signed registration form must be received to confirm your spot in our programs. Registration must be received at least two days prior to the program date. If the minimum number of registered participants is not met, the program will be cancelled. All payments must be made using cash, check or money order (made out to "Wake County Parks") – park staff do not currently have the ability to take credit cards.




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Created at 7/5/2012 4:35 PM by Christina D. Sorensen
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