History Hike On Mountain Island Park Trail
Sat, Nov 06 | Mountain Island Park

History Hike On Mountain Island Park Trail

Join Carolina Thread Trail and Gaston County Museum in a History Hike on the Mountain Island Park Trail and the surrounding area on a 3-mile walk. Along the way, Alex Brooks, the Education Coordinator with Gaston History Museum, will share about Gaston County’s history. FREE.

Time & Location

Nov 06, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Mountain Island Park, 400 Mountain Island Rd, Mt Holly, NC 28120, USA

About the Event

**Catawba Lands Conservancy and Carolina Thread Trail are acting in compliance with local and national guidance on COVID-19, and encourage all program participants to take actions to ensure the safety and comfort of those around them, including maintaining distance and/or wearing a mask if unvaccinated.

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nterested in learning more about local history? Join Carolina Thread Trail and Gaston County Museum in a History Hike on the Mountain Island Park Trail and the surrounding area on a 3-mile walk. Along the way, Alex Brooks, the Education Coordinator with Gaston History Museum, will share about Gaston County’s history from before its textile past through today. On this hike, you will see history come to life as you walk below the Mountain Island Damn and next to the regionally important Catawba River along a natural surface trail.

DETAILS
  • Date: Saturday, November 6, 10-11:30 AM
  • Location: Mountain Island Park Trail
  • Parking: 400 Mountain Island Rd, Mt Holly, NC 28120 MAP
WHAT IS PROVIDED?
  • Carolina Thread Trail trip leader
  • Gaston County Museum Guide
  • Safety gear, first aid
WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING?
  • Full water bottle
  • Comfortable walking or hiking shoes
  • Snacks
  • Hat, sunscreen
  • Small daypack
  • A mask

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