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.

 Kids running down the trail

Family Programs

ATT History Hike
Saturday, June 6
Time: 9–10:30 a.m.
Ages: 14 and up
Cost: $5 per family or $3 per individual
Join Trail staff on a guided hike down the American Tobacco Trail. Learn the history of this recently completed Rails to Trails project and hike down the trail to visit an old tobacco barn. Meet at the White Oak Parking Area, 1305 White Oak Church Road, Apex, NC 27523.

 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
A Wood Duck's World
Thursday, May 28
Time: 3–4 p.m.
Wood ducks are one of our most beautiful ducks living at Beaver Creek on the ATT.  Learn about their lifestyle, see a mount up close then hike to the bridge over Beaver Creek to look for them in the wild.  Bring your binoculars.


 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.