Upcoming Races/Tournaments:
 
5K Winter Race
Saturday, Jan. 30, 8 a.m.–noon
 
Wolfpack Crosstown Classic Tournament
The Buckhorn Disc Golf Course will be closed to the public on the morning of Sunday, January 17, in order to host the Wolfpack Crosstown Classic Tournament. Course will be open to the public after 1 p.m. that day.
 
Buckhorn Disc Golf Tournament
The Buckhorn Disc Golf Course will be closed to the public on Saturday, Feb. 6, and Sunday, Feb. 7, in order to host this tournament. Course will reopen to the public on Monday, Feb. 8.

Upcoming Public Events:

Longleaf Festival

FREE family event!
Saturday, May 21, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Celebrate the history and importance of the longleaf pine and its ecosystem!
 
Take a wagon ride to our 60-acre Longleaf Pine Management Area. Many agencies and organizations will have educational hands-on exhibits. Enjoy FREE fun festival activities, games, crafts, live animals and more. Check out the bulldozer, fire engine and prescribed burn equipment to learn about the importance of fire in the life of the longleaf pine.

Parking for this event will be at our parking field, and then you will have your choice to ride a shuttle or walk through the woods to the event area.

There will be something for everyone to enjoy!
Check back for an updated list of our exhibitors that will be at the event!
  
 
 Longleaf Express:
 
Ride the Longleaf Express wagon out to the edge of our 60-acre longleaf forest for a guided hike! Join foresters from the NC Forest Service on a wagon ride and brief 10–15-minute hike to explore and learn about the life of the longleaf pine.
 
Again for 2016 – We will be issuing tickets for wagon rides!
Tickets and seats are free, but limited and tickets are first come, first served!
Get your tickets at the Longleaf Express tent near the playground.
 
Rides will depart at 11:15, 11:50, 12:25, 1:00, 1:35, 2:10 and 2:45.
 
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This FREE event does not require preregistration. If you have questions, please call the park office at 919-387-4342.
 
 
 
 

 Harris Lake County Park Events Calendar

 
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  Great Backyard Bird Count
  Introduction to Birdwatching and GBBC
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  Great Backyard Bird Count
  Birding Wagon Ride
  Owl Prowl
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  Citizen Science Thursday
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  Nature Lab: Aquatic Adventures
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  Family Disc Golf Lessons and Play Time
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