We offer a variety of public educational programs for all ages - register for one today! Visit our calendar of events, view our May e-newsletter or sign up to receive our
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Upcoming Programs  

Habitat Hike Along the ATT
Sunday, June 3
2–3 p.m.
For all ages
$1 per person
As we walk along the ATT toward the Beaver Creek Bridge, we pass many habitats small and large. We'll discover who lives along the trail and you will have a new appreciation for the trail edges.
Meet at the New Hill parking area (1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex) at the lower picnic table.
Geocaching 101
Saturday, June 9
9:30–11 a.m.
For ages 6 and up
$1 per person
Experience the fun of geocaching along the American Tobacco Trail. Learn the basics of this high-tech treasure hunt and then search for caches along the Trail. We will provide GPS units and instruction on how to use them, but feel free to bring your own unit or a smartphone with a geocache app. Register early as space is limited!
Meet at the White Oak parking area (1305 White Oak Church Road, Apex) at the picnic tables near the restrooms.
Nature Lab: Beaver Creek Explorations
Tuesday, June 12
9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
For ages 8–12
$12 per child
Spend the morning with park staff between the New Hill parking area and the Beaver Creek bridge. Learn how the ATT came to be, observe wildlife along the trail and spend extra time exploring Beaver Creek. Bring a lunch and a small snack, full water bottle, wear shoes that can get wet and dress for the weather. We will have a picnic lunch when we return from our adventure.
Meet at the New Hill parking area (1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex) at the upper picnic table.

Our staff also offers public programs at Harris Lake County Park.
Check out the Harris Lake programs page for details. 
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How to Register for Public Programs

 You can register for public programs online at your convenience
and pay for them with a credit/debit card.
Register for any of our programs by using the American Tobacco Trail button next to the program to be taken to the registration page on our online registration website, or use the button below to search for programs by location, age, date and more!
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The most common registration questions are answered on our FAQ page.
If you still need further assistance after visiting that page or if you have a question about a program, please call the Harris Lake County Park office at 919-387-4342.
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Are you unable to register online with a credit/debit card? Contact the Harris Lake County Park office at 919-387-4342 or email us at harris.lake@wakegov.com for assistance.