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Mountain Monarch Festival

Mountain Monarch Festival

Join in the celebration of the migration of our endangered Monarch Butterflies at the Mountain Monarch Festival!
This event will feature an exciting lineup of events including: -Monarch Life-Cycle Presentation -Monarch Tagging -Keynote Speaker Heyward Douglas -Monarch Hike -Live Music by Hawk Mountain with Collin Cheek -Kid's Crafts & Activities -Local Vendors -Native Plants -One Fat Frog Food Truck -Refreshments -and more! This FREE event is sponsored by Gorges State Park, Friends of Gorges State Park, NC Department of Commerce, and NC Cooperative Extension. The park requests that those who plan to attend register by emailing “Monarch Festival Registration” and the number of people in your party to gorges@ncparks.gov. The festival will be held rain or shine.
Nature / Outdoors