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Join Blue Ridge Parkway Rangers for Sept. 21-23 Programs; Learn About the Way of the White-Tail Deer

Sept. 18, 2012. Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Programs Sept. 21–23, 2012, are free and open to the public 

Moses H. Cone Memorial Park – Milepost 294

Saturdays and Sundays

Flat Top Manor Upstairs Tours

Join a ranger for a tour of the second floor of the beautiful, former home of Moses and Bertha Cone.  Tours are held Saturdays and Sundays and last about 45 minutes. Tours will end the weekend of October 21, 2012.    

Tour Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday mornings at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and afternoons at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Reservations Required: Reservations are accepted on a first-come basis by phone or walk-ins. There are a limited number of persons allowed on each tour. Call 828-295-3782 or sign up at the NPS information desk at the Moses Cone Manor House. Reservations are accepted beginning at 9 am on Friday for the weekend of the requested tour only.

Julian Price Park Amphitheater – Milepost 297

Friday, Sept. 21 at 6:45 p.m.

“Our Terrific Trees”

Maples, Hemlocks, Poplars and more: Can you find these trees in your own front lawn? Join a ranger and learn how we as tenants of the earth can do our part at preserving our treemendous treasures and natural heritage: our trees.

Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.

“The Way of the White-Tail”

What has a four chambered stomach, feeds on vegetation, can run up to 40 miles per hour, and has beautiful spotted young? Join a ranger to find out more about our furry friends the white-tail deer.

Sunday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m.

Julian Price: A Man with a Dream

Join a ranger for an evening stroll around Price Park Lake. Hear the story of a man who loved the natural beauty and restful solitude of the mountains, and how his dream was to share this beauty with others.